What is important in any hearing is fairness to the accused. But certain judges don’t seem to be very bothered about this principle, says P Ramakrishnan.
Surely Umno leaders who have been loudly protesting the return of Chin Peng’s ashes to Sitiawan cannot be ignorant of what actually happened in Baling in December 1955, writes Jeyakumar Devaraj.
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.