The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) condemns the Election Commission (EC) for serious flaws in both the proposal and procedure in the constituency redelineation exercise for Sarawak hastily started.
It is the constitutional responsibility of the Election Commission to ensure that it carries out its constitutional duties to serve the democratic interests of the people of Sarawak and Malaysia, says Rise of Sarawak Efforts.
The High Court decision to dismiss the Putrajaya’s claims for damages against Bersih 2.0’s co-chairpersons, Ambiga and A Samad Said, and 13 other committee members was lauded by civil society groups that champion democracy and justice, observes Henry Loh.
Rise of Sarawak Efforts (Rose), a group of concerned citizens, is unhappy with the unequalised constituencies proposed by the Suruhanjaya Pilihan Raya (SPR) in its recent electoral delineation and delimitation exercise.
Uneven economic development, as well as changing aspirations, are shaping the migratory dynamics in the country. BFM interviews Andrew Aeria about the factors shaping Sabah and Sarawak in migration within the Federation.
Inter-religious ties are more relaxed in the state, and to preserve its grip on power, the PBB is likely to play a major role in deterring an extension of the Umno-Pas battle into Sarawak, says Ngu Ik Tien.