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Say (UM)NO to RACISM

April 28, 2013

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Moderator’s note : In May, 2007, in a posting on this blog, I apologised to one Dr Vanaja and every Malaysian who has been marginalised by the NEP for the benefit I received therefrom. Today, I reiterate that apology to Gunslinger and every Malaysian who has been marginalised by the NEP, and renew my pledge […]

Gabungan Bertindak Malaysia : A response to party manifestos

April 11, 2013

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Media statement issued on 9th April, 2013 ______________ Gabungan Bertindak Malaysia (GBM) is a non-partisan, multi-ethnic, multi-faith Coalition of 25 Civil Society organizations (listed below) established in 2011 to champion the cause for a Better Malaysia.GBM has studied the manifestos of the Pakatan Rakyat and Barisan Nasional. As manifestos are designed to attract votes some […]

What we must expect

February 13, 2013

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By Singa Terhormat __________________ In the run-up to the 13th GE, and in view of BN’s increasing desperation to hold on to power, there are various matters we ought to anticipate will likely occur and in the process not allow ourselves to be influenced or swayed by such happenings. Amongst these matters and going by […]

An open offer to mediate with a view to see 25 one-to-one contests in Sabah

February 9, 2013

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On 6th February, FMT reported that SAPP had abandoned all hope of talks with Pakatan Rakyat in the matter of the sharing of seats in the next General Election, and that all that remains is for SAPP and STAR to work this seat-sharing out between themselves. The next day, FMT reported that Pakatan Rakyat ally […]

A neutral civil service

February 2, 2013

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By Singa Terhormat ___________________ It was lately reported that Dato’ Haji Fuad Bin Tan Sri Haji Hassan, Director-General of JASA (Department of Special Affairs under the Ministry of Information, Communication and Culture) at a Johor Social Media Partner gathering at the Johor International Convention Centre in Johor Baru had campaigned for Barisan Nasional in the […]

Hindraf warns parties out to create confusion

February 2, 2013

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Media statement dated 31st January, 2013 __________________________ I refer to the recent lift on the ban of Hindraf by the Government vide a letter dated 25th January 2013. Since the lift of the ban, we found certain irresponsible parties have taken advantage on the situation and have issued statements that run contrary to the principles […]

Ganga Gowri vs Government : Report on proceedings yesterday

January 22, 2013

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First day of Ganga Gowri civil suit against 12 defendants including the Royal Police of Malaysia personnel, the hospital and the government. Ganga is the sister of Gunasegaran who died in police custody on the same day Teoh Beng Hock’s body was found, 16 July 2009. 2 witness took stand today, Ganga Gowri and K.Selvachanthiran. […]

Dear non-BN leaders, here’s my wish list on behalf of the rakyat

January 11, 2013

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Moderator’s note : This is my wish list for the rakyat. It is not exhaustive. Have your say. If you share my aspirations, take these as your own to the non-BN leaders at the Himpunan Kebangkitan Rakyat on Saturday and at every opportunity you get from now until polling during the 13th GE. Persevere until […]

Why we should all be at the Himpunan Kebangkitan Rakyat rally on 12th January, 2013

January 7, 2013

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In my “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable” post, I had said that I would share with you my thoughts on why I feel we should all be at the Himpunan Kebangkitan Rakyat on 12th January. I had hoped that many of you would share your thoughts, after viewing the […]

How long do we continue to turn the other cheek, in the face of oppression?

December 27, 2012

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In January, earlier this year, UMNO sent their thugs to disrupt and prevent the ABU-Hindraf ceramah in Jalan Kebun, Klang from even taking off. One young man suffered head injuries and had to be hospitalised. We did not retaliate. In my “UMNO, & PDRM at their sterling best” post, I wrote : “…when the police […]

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