PRESS STATEMENT 1 AUGUST 2016 DEFEND OUR RIGHT TO ASSEMBLE PEACEFULLY BERSIH 2.0 wishes to respond to the comments made by the new Chairman of Suhakam (The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia) Tan Sri Razali Ismail in The Star Online on the 31st of
Category: Bersih in the Media
New Straits Times has published an apology following the settlement of a defamation suit brought by BERSIH 2.0, Centre for Independent Journalism, Merdeka Center, and SUARAM. The apology, reproduced below, was published on page 3 of its print edition and online: NST apologises to Bersih
FOR A SOCIETY CIVIL AND DECENT By Ooi Kee Beng Courtesy of Penang Monthly , August 2012 Penang Monthly editor Ooi Kee Beng talks to Bersih icon Ambiga Sreenevasan between sessions at the inaugural Asean Coalition for Clean Governance conference on civil society and asks
Overseas vote: EC’s 3-month deadline not met (4. July 2012, http://www.malaysiakini.com/news/202634) The Election Commission (EC) has failed to meet a three-month deadline to establish a system for Malaysian citizens residing overseas to vote by post, lamented pressure group MyOverseasVote (MOV). MOV is a group formed
Perth gears up for Bersih 3.0 Stephanie Sta Maria | April 11, 2012 The pre-rally was held to discuss plans for the sit-in rally later this month. PETALING JAYA: Bersihkan Malaysia Perth (BMP) kicked off the run-up to the Bersih 3.0 rally on April 28 with
Guardian.co.uk Tensions mount as hundreds of thousands of activists expected in capital for Arab spring-style rally against ‘dirty politics’ Malaysia is bracing for an Arab spring-style stand-off on Saturday, when activists angry at “dirty politics” are expected to rally in Kuala Lumpur despite draconian government
The government of Najib Razak is demonizing protesters demanding free and fair elections. July 8, 2011 Opinion Asia http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303544604576431443001815406.html By JOHN R. MALOTT The Malaysian government has pulled out all the stops to prevent an rally this weekend. This week, army units conducted crowd control
From UN News Centre 5 July 2011 – The United Nations human rights office today voiced concern about measures being taken by authorities in Malaysia, including restricting freedom of expression, ahead of a peaceful demonstration scheduled for this Saturday.
The Star. Thursday December 13, 2007 By ZULKIFLI ABD RAHMAN PETALING JAYA: Damai Malaysia, an umbrella body comprising 395 non-governmental organisations representing nearly 1.5 million members, handed over a memorandum to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi.
By Teoh El Sen (FMT) PETALING JAYA: A group of Malaysians demanding voting rights for all citizens living abroad are planning to bring the Election Commission and the government to court. MyOverseasVote (MOV) international coordinator Andrew Yong (photo) told FMT that the group is looking