Browsing All Posts filed under »Right to know«

Do I have the right to the fullest information from EC on their proposed redelineation?

October 17, 2016


That, in substance, in my view, was the issue before the 3 judges of the Court of Appeal when my appeal came up for hearing last Friday, 14th October, 2016, in respect of the dismissal last year by the High Court in respect of my application seeking declarations as to my  right to receive relevant information […]

14/10/2016 : In the case of Haris vs. Election Commission

October 5, 2016


In October, 2014, the Election Commission had made public statements to the effect that it was then collating information with a view to commence a nationwide redelineation exercise. EC also had announced then that once the notice of the proposed redelineation had been gazetted, the public could inspect the proposed redelineation at certain selected places […]

Forums : A voter’s right to redelineation

September 30, 2016


Excellent speakers who know what they are talking about. Find out all you need to know. Have your say!!!

So who is Malaysian Official 1?

July 21, 2016


Just before 1am this morning, and then a little after 1am, Malaysiakini carried two reports relating to the forfeiture lawsuits filed by the US Justice Department to recover some 17 assets said to have been acquired using funds diverted from 1MDB. Parties named are Najib’s step-son, Riza Aziz,  Jho Low and two former Abu Dhabi officials. […]

Ignore the hudud issue at your own peril

June 5, 2016


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 […]

Debate : Special rights or special position for Malays under the Constitution? – KJ vs HI?

November 27, 2014


Since August, this year, whenever I have had the opportunity to speak and share, especially with Malays, I have made it a point to share two points that I feel Malays really need to hear and give thought to. First, that this whole business of ‘ketuanan Melayu’ violently conflicts with the final sermon of the […]

Stop distorting the truth, Hamid

September 7, 2014


Former Chief Justice Abdul Hamid Mohamad today said that it was only the Malays who truly fought for the country’s independence – Malaysiakini He is also reported to have said that non-Malays only joined the movement for independence when “they realised that independence will be a reality and will thus protect their interests”. So, with […]