Karpal Singh fined RM4000 for sedition

Karpal Singh will be disqualified as an MP if he fails in his appeal to reduce the fine to below the ouster threshold of RM2000. But there will be no by-election until his final appeal is exhausted.

One observer tweets that many in court are visibly angry, especially with Anwar’s presence reminding them what the courts are capable of. (more…)


Live – Anwar Ibrahim rally in mainland Penang


11.25pm – Anwar Ibrahim stresses the importance of fostering respect among the various religions.

He also highlights Karpal’s legal predicament. Pakatan leaders will head to court immediately after nomination to express solidarity with Karpal. Other Pakatan leaders have been hauled to court as well, and he asks Najib to stop this trend. (more…)