“Najib should ensure that the Sabah RCI is not another whitewash like the Teoh Beng Hock RCI. He should prove that he is a firm leader by bringing Mahathir to justice. Real justice, not the sham justice which we have come to associate with the Malaysian courts” – Mariam Mokhtar in her “Welcome to the […]
By Singa Terhormat ___________________ The Daily Express, an East Malaysian newspaper, in an article dated 23rd September, 2011, reported that Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman, former Election Commission (EC) Chairman (and before that its Secretary since at least the early 1980s), denied the truth of a United States embassy cable posted on WikiLeaks (which) […]
Postal voting facilities for Malaysian citizens living abroad, apart from absentee voters, will be implemented for the 13th general election (GE). Election Commission (EC) secretary Kamaruddin Mohamed Baria said this was in line with recommendations from the Special Election Committee on Improving the Election Process for Malaysians living abroad and absentee voters to be given […]
By Singa Terhormat _______________________________ “O ye who believe! Why say ye that which ye do not? It is most hateful in the sight of Allah that ye say that which ye do not” - Surah As-Saff (61) verses 2 and 3 of the Holy Qur’an. PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim’s plea to Australia to […]
I just received the following message : I and fellow Sabahans will be wearing YELLOW tomorrow 30th August, 2012 at 10:00 pm at BBcafe, Gaya Street, and from there we will walk to Padang Merdeka at midnight. Spread the word.
Earlier this afternoon, Malaysiakini reported that Information, Communications and Culture Minister Rais Yatim had issued a statement that there were no objections to members of the public wearing yellow when taking part in the 55th Merdeka Day celebrations at Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur. The police, though, have made statements seemingly at odds with the minister’s. […]
Let’s imagine I join PAS, contest PJ Selatan parliamentary seat in the 13th GE, and win. Then, post the 13th GE, unity talks between UMNO and PAS surface again. And central to these talks is hudud and an Islamic state. I call for a town hall meeting with PJ Selatan voters to discuss this latest […]
The Bersih steering committee has called for the resignation en bloc of the entire Election Commission. If there were any reservations as to the justification for this demand, Malik Imtiaz in his posting today, has surely laid them to rest. The Election Commission must go!
My ‘we reap what we sow post’ elicited the following response from Teoh Chen Tick on Facebook : “Boycott GE13 called unless meaningful electoral reforms are in place? I don’t know -won’t a boycott give the UMNOputras a free ride to Putra Jaya!!”. No, Teoh, that would greatly please Najib, UMNO and BN. Boycott a […]
On 9th July, last year, thousands of Malaysians at home and abroad came out onto the streets to send a message to the Najib administration. We want free and fair elections. Give us our reforms. On 15th August, last year, Najib responded by announcing the formation of a parliamentary select committee to discuss electoral reforms […]