So a six-man Malaysian election observer team, led by the Malaysian Election Commission deputy chairman, have declared the Uzbekistan elections "fair" even though critics have described it as a "non-election".Remember, the Uzbekistan government is notorious for torturing dissidents and...
More arrests today. This time largely targeting the Bersih group and the Hindraf leaders.I have lost track of the number of people arrested, released, re-arrested, denied bail, charged with illegal assembly, "causing mischief", "attempted murder", sedition... All this while...
Here is the Al Jazeera panel discussion (in two parts) on the 10 Nov rally to demand electoral reforms. The panelists were Umno Youth deputy chief Khairy, de facto Law Minister Nazri (Umno as well) and human rights lawyer...
Sea of yellow: They came in their thousands to get their point across - Photo credit: Seng Keat Tan So the chief of police puts the turnout at 4,000 in a report tucked away on page 8 of The Star....
I was glad to see the Malaysiakini interview with Toh Kin Woon and sorry to hear that he is retiring from politics soon.I would say Toh, the Gerakan vice-chairman and Penang state exco member, is the most principled politician...
Angry and disgusted: Strong views from PenangitesBefore the public forum this morning, organisers in the PGCC Campaign Group, a network of activists representing more than half a dozen Penang-based NGOs, were privately fretting over whether they would get a...
A couple of days ago, a friend of mine, a pensioner, received an unusual phone call from a woman he didn't know.From the way he described it, it sounded like someone from a market research agency was trying to...

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