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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.

Kajang by-election face-off: Wan Azizah vs Chew Mei Fun

The turnout of BN supporters was estimated at 3000 (Malaysiakini) to 5000 (FMT) at nomination day for the Kajang by-election. Pakatan had “slightly more” supporters showing up (FMT).

Download Seri Tanjung Pinang Phase 2 Detailed EIA

From zero to hero: Many thanks to blog visitor zero for uploading the Seri Tanjung Pinang Phase 2 Detailed EIA soft copy files to a torrent site so that the rest of us can download them more easily. (Click the title in pink above.)

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.

Show of support for Anwar in Seberang Jaya

A small protest was held at near the Sunway Carnival Mall in Seberang Jaya within the Permatang Pauh constituency in mainland Penang this afternoon in a show of support for Anwar Ibrahim.