URGENT APPEAL: 19 MAY 2009 The police have arrested 11 individuals including two elected representatives at a candlelight vigil held outside DAP MP Teresa Kok’s office to mourn the death of democracy of Perak crisis.
Day: May 19, 2009
Malaysiakini The police tonight arrested more elected representatives – an opposition parliamentarian as well as a state assemblyperson – at a candlelight vigil to ‘mourn the death of democracy’
Immediate Comment by the DAP Socialist Youth (DAPSY) Secretariat on Tuesday, 19 May 2009, at Petaling Jaya: Arrest of DAPSY Leaders and Members: The Police Continues to Show Utter Disregard to Democracy and Freedom DAPSY staunchly condemns the arrest of DAPSY leaders and members at
By Shanon Shah (thenutgraph.com) FOR a while there, PAS nearly gave Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) a scare for the upcoming Penanti by-election — the party’s Permatang Pauh division wanted the seat for itself. In fact, newly elected Penang PAS Youth chief Yusni Mat Tiah even
Neil Khor The purpose of electoral politics is to gauge public support and harness that support to make a success of governmental policies. In short, elections are not mere rituals of democracy but a way for the government of the day to find legitimacy.
By Tommy Thomas (thenutgraph.com) I AM asked to advise V Sivakumar, the speaker of the legislative assembly of the state of Perak, on the constitutionality of his purported removal on 7 May 2009. It is common ground that the legislative assembly was summoned that day
KUALA LUMPUR, May 19 — Umno will not use dirty tactics by backing any independent candidate in the Penati state assembly by-election after deciding not to contest in the May 31 polls.
By Adib Zalkapli (Malaysian Insider) PUTRAJAYA, May 19 — A series of divergent views from component party leaders have prompted Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today to urge Barisan Nasional (BN) politicians to stick to a common stand on the Perak crisis.
Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR, May 19 — Police tonight continued their tough stance against protests as they arrested Serdang MP Teo Nie Ching and Teratai assemblywoman Jenice Lee at a candle-light vigil in Seputeh.