Bersih 3.0 goes global

Berish gatherings will be held at 80 locations in 32 countries, reports the Global Bersih website. 32 Countries / 80 Locations Last updated: 26 April 2012...

Police say Penang Bersih 3.0 assembly not a security issue

Aliran had two separate meetings today with Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng and George Town OCPD Asst Comm Gan Kong Meng over...

Penang Bersih 3.0: Aliran writes to MPPP, police

Aliran has written to the Penang Police and the Penang Island Municipal Council about the Bersih 3.0 gathering at the Esplanade this Saturday. These...

Bersih 3.0 di Padang Kota Lama, Pulau Pinang

Gabungan Pilihanraya Bersih dan Adil (Bersih 2.0), terdiri daripada 84 NGO seluruh negara, menganjur satu bantahan duduk di Dataran Merdeka pada hari Sabtu, 28hb...

Shocking polls amendments bulldozed through

The amendments to the Election Offences Act are designed solely for the purpose of making the voting process less transparent, asserts Ambiga Sreenevasen. On...

Automatic voter registration; compulsory voting; no party hopping

P Ramakrishnan made the following recommendations before the Parliamentary Select Committee on Electoral Reform. No party-hopping We do not have an anti-party hopping law. Such...

Bersih rep’s deportation indicates Taib’s fear of high voter turnout

The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections 2.0 (Bersih 2.0) condemns in the strongest terms the deportation of Maria Chin Abdullah, the fourth Bersih...

Granting of citizenship and the electoral rolls

There seems to be a sudden move by the National Registration Department to register foreigners as citizens, notes Angeline Loh. Many complaints have arisen...

Free, fair and equal access to the media

The lopsidedness of the ownership and control of the mainstream media injures the democratisation process in Malaysia, observes Mustafa K Anuar. Introduction - Media,...

Make constituency development funds available to all elected reps

Stop the practice of allowing so-called ‘BN coordinators’ to have access to these funds, urges Francis Loh. In between elections, the BN’s elected representatives...

Enforce limits on election financing

The election expenses of all candidates and all political parties must be independently audited by certified auditors before submission to the SPR, writes Francis...

Reforming the Election Commission

To enhance democracy in Malaysia, there is an urgent need to enhance the autonomy and independence of the Election Commission, asserts Francis Loh. In...