Bersih 2.0 mengecam kenyataan umum oleh bekas Pengerusi Suruhanjaya Pilihan Raya, Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman, berkaitan keahliannya dalam Perkasa. (English translation below)
The voices of reason and compassion were given short shrift while shrill, hateful rhetoric was given free rein, laments Zaharom Nain.
Mahathir’s advice that laws should not be easily amended sounds a bit rich coming from someone who did not hesitate to amend laws when he was in charge, observes Francis Loh.
The Umno/BN side, despite the stupendous expense of its campaign and all its related activities, failed to present any clear argument why it deserved to be re-elected, writes Clive Kessler.
In our two-part story, Clive Kessler looks at the BN’s campaign. While Ibrahim Ali and Zulkifli Noordin were both knocked out, Umno won more seats on the back of a Perkasa-Lite campaign.
The Star and its masters would be absolutely foolish to think that Malaysians are taken up with all their crappy advertisements, writes Pro-Change.
Let us not become victims of scaremongering tactics employed by irresponsible politicians but instead bravely become agents of change so that Malaysian democracy may triumph, writes Henry Loh.
In a joint statement, Aliran, Sisters in Islam, Islamic Renaissance Front and Projek Dialog have condemned Perkasa’s call to burn Malay-language Bibles as an abominable provocation.
Henry Loh refuses to be alarmed by the recent actions of race-based groups who are unable or have lost the ability to reason. Instead, he is hopeful that the majority of Malaysians are peace loving and discerning and they will nurture and continue to treasure their ‘voices of reason’.
Pro-Ambiga takes to task the ‘nerds’ who have been giving Ambiga Sreenevasan a hard time.