A team of Bersih 2.0 supporters based in Penang and Kedah will be monitoring closely the following constituencies in the GE13.
Bersih 2.0 co-chairman Datuk A. Samad Said openly called on voters on 6 April 2013 to support the opposition and use this “once chance” to end BN rule in GE13, reports Syed Jaymal Zahiid of the Malaysian Insider.
GEORGE TOWN – More than 500 Penangites gathered at the Caring Society Complex to listen to Bersih 2.0 Steering Committee co-chairperson Ambiga Sreenevasan’s thoughts on ‘Elections and Democracy’ in a forum organised by Aliran today.
Registration is now open for a forum by Ambiga Sreenevasan on ‘Elections and Democracy in Malaysia’. Please register now as only limited places are available.
The Penang Bersih 3.0 solidarity gathering at the Esplanade on 28 April 2012 drew thousands of people, many of them reassured in the knowledge that the authorities had no objection to the event. Unbeknownst to many, Aliran had to work hard behind the scenes in the days leading up to the event.
Bersih 2.0 views the latest publication by the Election Commission (EC) “Electoral Roll: Issues and Clarifications” as a mistaken placement of priorities by the commission and wishes to remind it to focus on the most urgent task at hand: cleaning up the electoral process.
Bersih 2.0 welcomes the decision of High Court (Appellate and Special Powers Division) judge Rohana Yusof this morning to quash the earlier order by the Home Minister who declared Bersih 2.0 as an illegal organisation on 1 July 2011.
Yolanda Augustin reports on how Malaysian activists highlighted rights violations in Malaysia at the UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva last month.
The Bersih 2.0 Steering Committee has responded to the recommendations of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Electoral Reform.
We must reclaim our democracy. We must never, ever surrender our freedom, exhorts P Ramakrishnan.