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When the right to be heard counts for nothing

January 6, 2018

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27th September, 2016, several PJ Selatan and Bukit Gasing registered voters, myself included, converged at the office of Bukit Gasing state assemblyman Rajiv to lodge our objections to the Election Commission’s proposed redeliniation of both our parliamentary and state constituencies. Yesterday morning, about 8.35am, I received a call from one Puan Zura of the EC. She […]

YB Hee, vote down Hadi’s 355

February 23, 2017

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This Friday, 24th February, 2017, at 10am, a group of PJ Selatan registered voters will meet our Member of Parliament, Yang Berkhidmat Hee Loy Sian, at his service centre in Section 17, PJ. The purpose of this meeting? First, to direct him that should Hadi’s Bill 355 be called up in the next Parliamentary sitting to be voted […]

Let this redelineation thru and we’re stuck with these robbers and thieves another 50 years

September 18, 2016

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The first part of this post  is written for the benefit of those who may have little or no understanding of the importance of the notion of equal value of votes and the two practices by election authorities that undermine that notion : gerrymandering and malapportionment. On 26th May, 2013, Canberra Times, reporting on the outcome […]

Ignore the hudud issue at your own peril

June 5, 2016

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In 1988, the Federal Constitution was amended to introduce a new Article 121 (1A). The whys and wherefores for this amendment will have to be left to be discussed another day. Suffice to say for now that at the time the Bill was debated in Parliament, both Kit Siang and Karpal were in detention under […]

You are with me, bro? Good, then walk with Azmi on 10th September

September 7, 2014

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What does being a Malaysian mean to you?

April 14, 2013

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Gabungan Janji press statement

August 29, 2012

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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. […]