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The Borneo Post
Bersih Sarawak to start convoy at same time with national group on Oct 1Ahmad Awang (front centre) and Murnie (right) with two other Bersih Sarawak mem
Bersih Sarawak to start convoy at same time with national group on Oct 1
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
Ahmad Awang (front centre) and Murnie (right) with two other Bersih Sarawak members holding the poster on Bersih’s coming convoy. KUCHING: Bersih Sarawak will hold a convoy simultaneously with the nationwide Bersih convoy on Oct 1 with the... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Malaysian right-wing activist arrested over death threats against mass rally organisercommonly known – was detained by police after allegedly threatening the life of
Malaysian right-wing activist arrested over death threats against mass rally organiser
Asian Correspondent / Posted yesterday
commonly known – was detained by police after allegedly threatening the life of the Coalition of Clean and Far Elections (Bersih 2.0) chairman Maria Chin Abdullah. Khalid said Ali Tinju’s arrest was proof that the police did not practice double... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
M'sia won't become a police state: IGPMP Teo Nie Ching to keep mum after Teo insisted that the police investigate imm
M'sia won't become a police state: IGP
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 2 days ago
MP Teo Nie Ching to keep mum after Teo insisted that the police investigate immediately the alleged threat received by Bersih 2.0 rally chairman Maria Chin Abdullah. Khalid said he did not intend to stop Teo from being vocal, but posed a... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Malaysia PM Najib: ‘King told me about his meeting with Mahathir’long and hard against Najib, who they believe is corruptly involved in the scan
Malaysia PM Najib: ‘King told me about his meeting with Mahathir’
Asian Correspondent / Posted 2 days ago
long and hard against Najib, who they believe is corruptly involved in the scandal. One of them is pro-democracy group Bersih 2.0, also known as the Coalition for Free and Fair Elections, which is planning to hold a mass rally in Kuala Lumpur... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Relief centres in Selangor closed, victims allowed to go homeStrong waves can be seen pounding the retaining wall of a restaurant at Pantai
Relief centres in Selangor closed, victims allowed to go home
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
Strong waves can be seen pounding the retaining wall of a restaurant at Pantai Bersih, Bagan Ajam in Butterworth, Penang. — Bernama photo KUALA LUMPUR: All flood relief centres in Selangor have been closed while several in Perak and Kedah were still... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Malaysia PM’s wife declines leadership award after defermentlong and hard against Najib, who they believe is corruptly involved in the 1MDB
Malaysia PM’s wife declines leadership award after deferment
Asian Correspondent / Posted 3 days ago
long and hard against Najib, who they believe is corruptly involved in the 1MDB scandal. One of them is pro-democracy group Bersih 2.0, also known as the Coalition for Free and Fair Elections, which is planning to hold a mass rally in Kuala Lumpur... Read more
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Aliran Online
The ballad of Anwar and Mahathirhas no intuitive affinity with dissidents. He jailed some of them. Still, non-c
The ballad of Anwar and Mahathir
Aliran Online / Posted 4 days ago
has no intuitive affinity with dissidents. He jailed some of them. Still, non-conformity is not alien to him. He went to Bersih 4 to back the cause but not the movement – as he later met Anwar only to support his suit. Such distinctions don’t... Read more
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Aliran Online
It’s Yellow T-Shirts time!The concerns over free and fair elections have been raised through previous Ber
It’s Yellow T-Shirts time!
Aliran Online / Posted 4 days ago
The concerns over free and fair elections have been raised through previous Bersih rallies and will again be raised in Bersih 5, writes Prema Devaraj. Yup, it’s that time again. Bersih 5 has been announced and will be held in November in KL. The... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Sponsor Urges Charity to Conduct Due Diligenceis seizing over allegations it was financed using diverted 1MDB funds. Maria A
Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Sponsor Urges Charity to Conduct Due Diligence
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
is seizing over allegations it was financed using diverted 1MDB funds. Maria Abdullah, a prominent lawyer and chair of Bersih, a coalition of non-government organizations in Malaysia calling for clean and fair elections, has now written an open... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Cops probe Maria Chin, Ali TinjuKuala Lumpur: Police are investigating the chairman of Bersih 2.0, Maria Chin A
Cops probe Maria Chin, Ali Tinju
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 4 days ago
Kuala Lumpur: Police are investigating the chairman of Bersih 2.0, Maria Chin Abdullah under Section 124C of the Penal Code for carrying out activities jeopardising parliamentary democracy. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
No award for Malaysian PM’s wife, US-based NGO sayswho they believe is corruptly involved in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad scan
No award for Malaysian PM’s wife, US-based NGO says
Asian Correspondent / Posted 5 days ago
who they believe is corruptly involved in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad scandal. One of them is pro-democracy group Bersih 2.0, also known as the Coalition for Free and Fair Elections, which is planning to hold a mass rally in Kuala Lumpur... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Ex-Malaysian premier Mahathir meets monarch over PM Najib ousterlong and hard against Najib, who they believe is corruptly involved in the scan
Ex-Malaysian premier Mahathir meets monarch over PM Najib ouster
Asian Correspondent / Posted 8 days ago
long and hard against Najib, who they believe is corruptly involved in the scandal. One of them is pro-democracy group Bersih 2.0, also known as the Coalition for Free and Fair Elections, which is planning to hold a mass rally in Kuala Lumpur... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Not time yet to discuss Anwar’s release: Mahathirof the Muslim Welfare Organisation of Malaysia (Perkim). He also said that he
Not time yet to discuss Anwar’s release: Mahathir
The Borneo Post / Posted 9 days ago
of the Muslim Welfare Organisation of Malaysia (Perkim). He also said that he had yet to decide whether to attend the Bersih 5 rally on Nov 19, and had no plans as yet to address the gathering. Dr Mahathir was returned unopposed as the Perkim... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Not time yet to discuss Anwar's release: Mahathirof the Muslim Welfare Organisation of Malaysia (Perkim). He also said that he
Not time yet to discuss Anwar's release: Mahathir
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
of the Muslim Welfare Organisation of Malaysia (Perkim). He also said that he had yet to decide whether to attend the Bersih 5 rally on Nov 19, and had no plans as yet to address the gathering. Dr Mahathir was returned unopposed as the Perkim... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysian minister calls for unity ahead of Bersih rallyare intended to threaten the country's image in the eyes of the world." His co
Malaysian minister calls for unity ahead of Bersih rally
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
are intended to threaten the country's image in the eyes of the world." His comments came as electoral reform group Bersih announced that it will conduct its fifth mass demonstration next Monday - this one calling for government reform and... Read more
9d
Sabah Daily Express
Bersih 5 rally set for Nov 19PETALING JAYA: The Bersih 5 rally is set for Saturday, Nov 19. Bersih 2.0 chai
Bersih 5 rally set for Nov 19
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 9 days ago
PETALING JAYA: The Bersih 5 rally is set for Saturday, Nov 19. Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah (pic) made the announcement at a press conference on Wednesday. She said that the group would stick to its demands for free and fair elections,... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
34 Msians fall for Aussie job scamincluding two minors, have been detained by Australian Immigration officials af
34 Msians fall for Aussie job scam
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 9 days ago
including two minors, have been detained by Australian Immigration officials after falling victim to fruit-picking scams. Bersih Sydney, in an article on its Facebook page on Sept 10, revealed that the organisation was approached by Salvation Army... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Police on heightened alert ahead of Malaysia Day celebrationsare intended to threaten the country's image in the eyes of the world." His co
Police on heightened alert ahead of Malaysia Day celebrations
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
are intended to threaten the country's image in the eyes of the world." His comments came as electoral reform group Bersih announced its fifth mass demonstration on Nov 19 - this one calling for government reform and the resignation of Prime... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Malaysia: Anti-Najib rally ‘Bersih 5’ set for Nov 19November 19 for a mass demonstration to demand, among others, Prime Minister Na
Malaysia: Anti-Najib rally ‘Bersih 5’ set for Nov 19
Asian Correspondent / Posted 9 days ago
November 19 for a mass demonstration to demand, among others, Prime Minister Najib Razak’s resignation. Rally organizers Bersih 2.0, also known as the Coalition for Free and Fair Elections, confirmed the date at a press conference yesterday,... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Tidak perlu paniktempat pembiakan nyamuk aedes. // Oleh Patricia Gari // HAPUSKAN AEDES: Dr Si
Tidak perlu panik
The Borneo Post / Posted 10 days ago
tempat pembiakan nyamuk aedes. // Oleh Patricia Gari // HAPUSKAN AEDES: Dr Sim (tengah) mengajak orang ramai melakukan pembersihan kawasan dalam dan luar rumah bagi menghapuskan tempat pembiakan nyamuk aedes. Turut kelihatan (dari kiri) Dr Andrew,... Read more
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asianage
Nationwide campaign to demand Malaysian PM's ousterchair Maria Chin Abdullah told reporters. The independent alliance of NGOs and
Nationwide campaign to demand Malaysian PM's ouster
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
chair Maria Chin Abdullah told reporters. The independent alliance of NGOs and civil-society groups, commonly known as "Bersih", the Malay word for "clean", has staged four major demonstrations since 2007 to demand electoral and government... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Nationwide campaign to demand Malaysian PM’s ousterchair Maria Chin Abdullah told reporters. The independent alliance of NGOs and
Nationwide campaign to demand Malaysian PM’s ouster
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
chair Maria Chin Abdullah told reporters. The independent alliance of NGOs and civil-society groups, commonly known as “Bersih”, the Malay word for “clean”, has staged four major demonstrations since 2007 to demand electoral and government... Read more
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Rappler
Nationwide campaign to demand Malaysian PM's ousterIn this file photo, supporters hold umbrellas as Maria Chin Abdullah (not pictu
Nationwide campaign to demand Malaysian PM's ouster
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
In this file photo, supporters hold umbrellas as Maria Chin Abdullah (not pictured), chairperson of Bersih -- the coalition of Malaysian NGOs and activist groups -- speaks to journalists after giving statements on the groups that staged the huge... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Anti-Najib protests to be held on Nov 19: BersihKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian democracy group Bersih said on Wednesday (Sep 14) it wo
Anti-Najib protests to be held on Nov 19: Bersih
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian democracy group Bersih said on Wednesday (Sep 14) it would hold a protest rally calling for the immediate resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak to allow an independent investigation into the financial scandal at 1Malaysia... Read more
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Reuters
Malaysian democracy group to stage 1MDB protest, calling for PM to resignKUALA LUMPUR Malaysian democracy group Bersih said on Wednesday it would hold a
Malaysian democracy group to stage 1MDB protest, calling for PM to resign
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian democracy group Bersih said on Wednesday it would hold a protest rally calling for the immediate resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak to allow an independent investigation into the financial scandal at 1Malaysia... Read more
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Aliran Online
Suhakam standard must be aligned to human rights, fundamental libertiesto a lawyer has its downside in the case of those detained for terrorism. Furth
Suhakam standard must be aligned to human rights, fundamental liberties
Aliran Online / Posted 11 days ago
to a lawyer has its downside in the case of those detained for terrorism. Furthermore, in responding to questions about the Bersih rallies, he called for Bersih not to take to the streets to make people’s demands to the government known. Suaram and... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
Former PM Mahathir Adds to Malaysia’s Muddled Political Mixgiven that he is still advisor to Perkasa, the extremist Malay group that in th
Former PM Mahathir Adds to Malaysia’s Muddled Political Mix
Asia Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
given that he is still advisor to Perkasa, the extremist Malay group that in the past has shown more interest in attacking Bersih, the predominantly non-Malay clean-government movement, than in bringing down Najib. The moderate Malay core of... Read more
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The Manila Times
Malaysians set massive protest vs PM Najibof the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections. The group, an alliance of NGOs
Malaysians set massive protest vs PM Najib
The Manila Times / Posted 17 days ago
of the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections. The group, an alliance of NGOs and civil-society groups commonly known as “Bersih”, the Malay word for “clean,” is the country’s most prominent political pressure group and previous rallies have ended... Read more
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Aliran Online
Amid rumours of snap polls...Critics say the opposition must get its act together while Bersih 2.0 demands a
Amid rumours of snap polls...
Aliran Online / Posted 17 days ago
Critics say the opposition must get its act together while Bersih 2.0 demands a stop to attempts at muzzling the Bar Council. Chris Chong writes. Recently, we have been hearing rumours of the possibility of a snap poll as early as March next year.... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysians to protest against scandal-tainted PMof the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections. The group, an alliance of NGOs
Malaysians to protest against scandal-tainted PM
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
of the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections. The group, an alliance of NGOs and civil-society groups commonly known as "Bersih", the Malay word for "clean", is the country's most prominent political pressure group and previous rallies have ended... Read more
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Rappler
Malaysians to protest against scandal-tainted PMof the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections. The group, an alliance of NGOs
Malaysians to protest against scandal-tainted PM
Rappler / Posted 17 days ago
of the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections. The group, an alliance of NGOs and civil-society groups commonly known as "Bersih", the Malay word for "clean", is the country's most prominent political pressure group and previous rallies have ended... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Malaysia: Group confirms Bersih 5 mass rally in NovemberPRO-DEMOCRACY group Bersih 2.0, also known as the Coalition for Free and Fair E
Malaysia: Group confirms Bersih 5 mass rally in November
Asian Correspondent / Posted 17 days ago
PRO-DEMOCRACY group Bersih 2.0, also known as the Coalition for Free and Fair Elections, confirmed today that it will stage its next mass rally this November. The group’s chairman, civil rights activist Maria Chin Abdullah, said the plan is... Read more
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Aliran Online
Solidariti bersama #KitaSafwanGabungan Pilihan Raya Bersih dan Adil (Bersih 2.0) memandangan serius akan perb
Solidariti bersama #KitaSafwan
Aliran Online / Posted 19 days ago
Gabungan Pilihan Raya Bersih dan Adil (Bersih 2.0) memandangan serius akan perbicaraan rayuan terakhir naib pengerusi Bersih Pantai Timur Safwan Anang. Beliau didakwa dibawah Akta Hasutan 1948 pada 29 Mei 2013 iaitu 24 hari selepas PRU-13. Jika... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
No PM is all-powerful, Malaysia’s embattled leader Najib saysLumpur to demand Najib’s resignation. The Coalition for Free and Fair Election
No PM is all-powerful, Malaysia’s embattled leader Najib says
Asian Correspondent / Posted 22 days ago
Lumpur to demand Najib’s resignation. The Coalition for Free and Fair Elections, the pro-democracy group now known as Bersih 2.0 that has organized four mass annual protests attracting tens of thousands of Malaysians, said last month that it... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Belum memadaiselesa seperti penduduk di kawasan bandar. “Penduduk di kawasan luar bandar me
Belum memadai
The Borneo Post / Posted 24 days ago
selesa seperti penduduk di kawasan bandar. “Penduduk di kawasan luar bandar memerlukan bekalan elektrik, bekalan air bersih, jalan raya, jambatan, klinik, sekolah dan kemudahan lain,” ujarnya. Beliau berkata demikian pada Sambutan Hari... Read more
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Aliran Online
Withdraw amendments to Legal Profession Act immediatelyThe Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) is greatly alarmed by t
Withdraw amendments to Legal Profession Act immediately
Aliran Online / Posted 24 days ago
The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) is greatly alarmed by the proposed amendments to the Legal Profession Act 1976, in particular the proposal to have two members of the Malaysian Bar Council appointed by the federal government... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Prove claim with evidence, not hearsay, Zahid tells Muhyiddinwith his Thai counterpart General Prawit Wongsuwan here yesterday. On the rec
Prove claim with evidence, not hearsay, Zahid tells Muhyiddin
The Borneo Post / Posted 26 days ago
with his Thai counterpart General Prawit Wongsuwan here yesterday. On the recent Court of Appeal’s decision on the Bersih 4 case, Ahmad Zahid, who is also Home Minister, said the court’s decision should be respected. The Court of Appeal... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Appeals court rules Bersih 4 yellow T-shirts ban unreasonableA protestor holds a placard during Bersih 4 on Aug 29, 2015. – AFP Photo PUTRA
Appeals court rules Bersih 4 yellow T-shirts ban unreasonable
The Borneo Post / Posted 26 days ago
A protestor holds a placard during Bersih 4 on Aug 29, 2015. – AFP Photo PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal has ruled that the home minister’s order to ban the use of Bersih 4 yellow T-shirts and pamphlets related to the Bersih rally was... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Malaysian court quashes Najib govt’s ‘unreasonable’ yellow T-shirt banas “unreasonable” a contentious decision by the Najib administration last year
Malaysian court quashes Najib govt’s ‘unreasonable’ yellow T-shirt ban
Asian Correspondent / Posted 26 days ago
as “unreasonable” a contentious decision by the Najib administration last year to ban the use of yellow t-shirts promoting Bersih 4, the fourth edition of the pro-democracy mass protest organized by the Coalition for Free and Fair... Read more
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EuroNews
Malaysian protesters call for PM's arrestserved, that’s why,” one demonstrator said. Opposition parties and civil socie
Malaysian protesters call for PM's arrest
EuroNews / Posted 28 days ago
served, that’s why,” one demonstrator said. Opposition parties and civil society groups, including democracy watchdog Bersih 2.0, voiced support for Saturday’s student protest. Maria Chin, the Chairman of Bersih 2.0 said: “I don’t think that... Read more
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Reuters
Defying Najib, Malaysian students plan rally calling for 1MDB arrestoldest university - was charged with sedition. Opposition parties and civil so
Defying Najib, Malaysian students plan rally calling for 1MDB arrest
Reuters / Posted 29 days ago
oldest university - was charged with sedition. Opposition parties and civil society groups, including democracy watchdog Bersih 2.0., have voiced support for Saturday's student protest. Tens of thousands of protesters joined a rally organized by... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Defying Najib, Malaysian students plan rally calling for 1MDB arrestoldest university - was charged with sedition. Opposition parties and civil so
Defying Najib, Malaysian students plan rally calling for 1MDB arrest
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
oldest university - was charged with sedition. Opposition parties and civil society groups, including democracy watchdog Bersih 2.0., have voiced support for Saturday's student protest. Tens of thousands of protesters joined a rally organised by... Read more
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