By Singa Terhormat The Selangor State Assembly currently has 56 State seats held by the following parties. DAP__________________15 PAS__________________15 PKR__________________14 UMNO________________12 Now if PAS were to side with UMNO on a no-confidence vote against current MB Khalid, they would have 27 votes, a minority. They would need one more vote to tie the matter. Where […]
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 […]