I got this alert in the email this morning. Please do your part in two ways. First, give as generously as you can to the cause. Second, spread the word that Bersih 2.0 needs your help. Thank you. _________________________________ BERSIH 2.0 has launched a fund-raising campaign called BERSIH: We are the Champions and I urge […]
What are the stated objectives and aspirations of this newly minted people’s movement? To mobilize and empower the People: - · to resist all forms of intolerance, bigotry, hatred, extremism, and violence; · to oppose all forms of discrimination, oppression, persecution and injustice; to strive for a socially inclusive society to exhort the State […]
I really think that if she can avoid getting booby-trapped by party politics, once we have removed UMNO / BN from Putrajaya, there may come a time when we will see Nurul Izzah ascend to the office of prime minister. And if that should come to pass, and I had my way, we should allow […]
Global Bersih is now a proper NGO based in Geneva, Switzerland, which is widely recognised as the global centre for human rights advocacy. Get the full report HERE.
Who’s we? ABU and the Rakyat Times. In March, HERE and HERE, I blogged that ABU needed volunteers and that Rakyat Times needed volunteer citizen journos. Fairly decent response. Quite a few have rolled up their sleeves and gotten down to work. Truth is, though, that we both need more volunteers. Many more. From […]
About 70 of us met at the Press Club last Saturday to knock glasses and share a night in memory of our buddy, Zorro. Arthur put together a nice video of the many special moments so many of us have shared with Zorro over the years. Thought I would share that with all of you.
If you were not able to make it to the KL&SCAH last week for the Karpal memorial, then watch this video of the man our late friend, Zorro, in 2008, baptised as the Puchong Panther. It speaks for itself. In my next post, I’d like to talk about the 100 Karpals that the Tiger […]
“The uncanny thing about his timing had left me wondering as he would not have chosen to go on any other date except for the 4th of April, the birthday of Haris Ibrahim. I guess he wanted Haris to remember the dream that he shared or the vow that he had pledged and that every […]
8th March, this year, I was overseas when I got a phone call. It was Zorro. I answered. “Haris, I am in hospital. I’m leaving”, is what I heard my buddy say, or at least that is what I thought he had said. I told Zorro I was overseas, and that I would […]