Day: September 23, 2010

Support BERSIH 2.0 for Clean and Fair Elections

The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (better known by its Bahasa Malaysia name “BERSIH”) issued its first joint communiqué on 23 November 2006. At its formation, BERSIH comprised civil society organisations and political parties with the objective of campaigning for clean and fair elections

EC denies gerrymandering in ‘mini’ delineation

By G. Manimaran (Malaysian Insider) PUTRAJAYA, 23 Sept — The Election Commission (EC) today denied any political agenda in its “mini-delineation”, which has resulted in voters being relocated from their constituencies. The commission’s Registration and Electoral Roll Preparation panel chairman Datuk Zainal Abidin Mat said

Will general election in Burma change anything?

James Wong Wing-On (Malaysiakini) The military junta in Burma has set Nov 7 as the day for the ‘general election’ in the military-ruled country in South-East Asia. It is also widely expected that the military junta will effectively remain in absolute power after the election

Bersih 2.0 claims voters’ relocation unconstitutional

By G. Manimaran (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — The Election Commission (EC) has been moving voters’ localities since 2004, two years after the last delineation exercise, which polls watchdog Bersih 2.0 chairman Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan has described as unconstitutional. The EC has been