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Aliran Online
1MDB - still many questions for Najib to answerscandals. Internationally, ordinary Malaysians’ struggle for truth, freedom an
1MDB - still many questions for Najib to answer
Aliran Online / Posted 6 hours ago
scandals. Internationally, ordinary Malaysians’ struggle for truth, freedom and justice was given a shot in the arm when Bersih 2.0, the coalition for free and fair elections , was selected as co-winner of the prestigious Gwangju Human Rights... Read more
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Aliran Online
Travel ban on Maria Chin is flagrant violation of rights, says Hakamviolation of the constitutional rights of personal liberty, movement and equali
Travel ban on Maria Chin is flagrant violation of rights, says Hakam
Aliran Online / Posted 4 days ago
violation of the constitutional rights of personal liberty, movement and equality, says Robyn Choi. On 15 May 2016, Bersih chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah was prevented from boarding a plane to Korea to receive a human rights award. No... Read more
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Aliran Online
Slapped with travel ban, Bersih leader gives prize acceptance speech - via videoBersih 2.0 chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah was barred from leaving Malaysia to
Slapped with travel ban, Bersih leader gives prize acceptance speech - via video
Aliran Online / Posted 4 days ago
Bersih 2.0 chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah was barred from leaving Malaysia to travel to South Korea to receive the Gwangju Human Rights Award 2016 on behalf of Bersih. No proper explanation was given to Maria as to why the ban was imposed, except... Read more
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Aliran Online
Maria's travel ban: Bersih 2.0 demands answers from NajibBersih 2.0 chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah was barred from leaving the country
Maria's travel ban: Bersih 2.0 demands answers from Najib
Aliran Online / Posted 5 days ago
Bersih 2.0 chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah was barred from leaving the country on 17 May 2016. No proper explanation was given to Maria as to why she is being banned, except that the instruction was from Putrajaya. This action is an infringement on... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Malaysians living in NZ could be barred from travel upon returnThe calm after the stormSideswipe: May 6: Are vampires still in?Should NZ ban f
Malaysians living in NZ could be barred from travel upon return
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
The calm after the stormSideswipe: May 6: Are vampires still in?Should NZ ban foreign trusts? An Auckland-based Bersih organiser, a movement demanding the resignation of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, said the move was one of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Malaysians living in NZ could be barred from travel upon returnMay 6: Are vampires still in?Should NZ ban foreign trusts?Cartoon: The calm aft
Malaysians living in NZ could be barred from travel upon return
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
May 6: Are vampires still in?Should NZ ban foreign trusts?Cartoon: The calm after the storm An Auckland-based Bersih organiser, a movement demanding the resignation of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, said the move was one of... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
An offence to take out Anwar's letter from prison: Nur Jazlanand activists who tend to make such statements should check with the Immigratio
An offence to take out Anwar's letter from prison: Nur Jazlan
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 5 days ago
and activists who tend to make such statements should check with the Immigration Department. "Maria Chin Abdullah (Bersih 2.0) should check whether or not she is listed by immigration and the same goes for Zunar (cartoonist)," he added. On... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
'Outspoken' M'sians told to check travel statusbefore making any trips overseas, says Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mo
'Outspoken' M'sians told to check travel status
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 5 days ago
before making any trips overseas, says Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed. "For example like the issue of (Bersih 2.0 chairman) Maria Chin, she should have checked with the Immigration Department to see if she was still barred from... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Bersih's Jannie allows her trial to proceedKota Kinabalu: Bersih 4.0 Sabah organising Chairperson Jannie Lasimbang had on
Bersih's Jannie allows her trial to proceed
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 5 days ago
Kota Kinabalu: Bersih 4.0 Sabah organising Chairperson Jannie Lasimbang had on Wednesday decided not to continue pursuing some constitutional issues regarding the charge against her but to instead allow trial to proceed. Jannie who stands charged... Read more
5d
The Star
MCA Youth criticises move to bar Malaysians leaving countrythat Malaysians who are barred from travelling abroad have the right to challen
MCA Youth criticises move to bar Malaysians leaving country
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
that Malaysians who are barred from travelling abroad have the right to challenge the decision in court. The issue came to light after Bersih 4 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah was barred from travelling overseas to accept a human rights award on Sund... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Person who took out Anwar’s letter from prison committed an offence — Nur Jazlanand activists who tend to make such statements should check with the Immigratio
Person who took out Anwar’s letter from prison committed an offence — Nur Jazlan
The Borneo Post / Posted 6 days ago
and activists who tend to make such statements should check with the Immigration Department. “Maria Chin Abdullah (Bersih 2.0) should check whether or not she is listed by immigration and the same goes for Zunar (cartoonist),” he added. —... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Malaysia may bar travel for criticsactivist from going abroad this month. Maria Chin Abdullah, chairwoman of the
Malaysia may bar travel for critics
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
activist from going abroad this month. Maria Chin Abdullah, chairwoman of the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections, or Bersih, wasn't allowed to travel to South Korea on Sunday to receive an award, the group said on May 15. Bersih organised a... Read more
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6d
Mashable
Malaysia to block critics of government from leaving the country for 3 yearsappears the government has already moved to block high-profile political activi
Malaysia to block critics of government from leaving the country for 3 years
Mashable / Posted 6 days ago
appears the government has already moved to block high-profile political activist Maria Chin Abdullah, chairwoman of the Bersih movement, which has been holding large scale protests in the capital to push for the resignation of current Malaysian... Read more
6d
Channel NewsAsia
Passports for Malaysians a privilege, not a right: Deputy ministerleaving the country on Sunday to receive a human rights award on behalf of the
Passports for Malaysians a privilege, not a right: Deputy minister
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
leaving the country on Sunday to receive a human rights award on behalf of the Coalition for Free and Fair Elections or Bersih 2.0, in South Korea. Opposition MP Tony Pua is currently challenging a travel ban imposed on him last year on the... Read more
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New Kerala
Malaysia imposes travel ban on critics, dissidents - newkerala.com #65140state fund into his personal accounts. Others hit by the travel ban include Ma
Malaysia imposes travel ban on critics, dissidents - newkerala.com #65140
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
state fund into his personal accounts. Others hit by the travel ban include Maria Chin Abdullah, one of the leaders of the Bersih 2.0 movement, which demands free and fair elections, and activist Hishamuddin Rais, who dodged a prison sentence this... Read more
6d
DW
Malaysia clamps down on critics with three-year travel ban |charges. Just last week, social activist Maria Chin Abdullah, chairwoman of th
Malaysia clamps down on critics with three-year travel ban |
DW / Posted 6 days ago
charges. Just last week, social activist Maria Chin Abdullah, chairwoman of the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections, or Bersih, was barred from travelling to South Korea to accept a human rights award. Bersih - an electoral reforms advocacy... Read more
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The Star
Nur Jazlan: 'Vocal' Malaysians should check travel status before going abroadfrom the Immigration Department, but should check their status on their own ini
Nur Jazlan: 'Vocal' Malaysians should check travel status before going abroad
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
from the Immigration Department, but should check their status on their own initiative instead. "With regards to Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin, she should have checked with Immigration if she still was barred from leaving the country or... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Malaysian government bans its critics from traveling abroadinclude the Democratic Action Party’s Tony Pua, a harsh critic of scandal-ridde
Malaysian government bans its critics from traveling abroad
Asian Correspondent / Posted 6 days ago
include the Democratic Action Party’s Tony Pua, a harsh critic of scandal-ridden 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), Bersih 2.0 protest leader Maria Chin Abdullah of the Coalition of Free and Fair Elections, and Hishamuddin Rais, who escaped... Read more
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The Star
A passport is a privilege not a right, says experthave been barred from leaving the country along with politicians and social act
A passport is a privilege not a right, says expert
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
have been barred from leaving the country along with politicians and social activists. The most recent was on Sunday when Bersih 2.0 chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah was barred from leaving for South Korea to receive a human rights award. On Dec 5... Read more
7d
Daily Star
Security guard caught peeing on train in broad daylightwas one of the official security guards working for the company. The picture f
Security guard caught peeing on train in broad daylight
Daily Star / Posted 7 days ago
was one of the official security guards working for the company. The picture first appeared on the Facebook page of Otai Bersih, where it then went viral and also ended up on local media. CENSHOCKING: The snap was posted online and attracted the... Read more
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Aliran Online
Maria's travel ban highlights Malaysia's plight and Najib's fearof power in arbitrarily banning Maria Chin Abdullah, the chairperson of the Coa
Maria's travel ban highlights Malaysia's plight and Najib's fear
Aliran Online / Posted 7 days ago
of power in arbitrarily banning Maria Chin Abdullah, the chairperson of the Coalition for Clean and Free Elections 2.0 (Bersih 2.0) from leaving the country. This pathetic move is to deliberately prevent Maria from receiving the prestigious... Read more
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The Star
Bersih 2.0: Reforms must include immigration controlPETALING JAYA: Bersih 2.0 will fight for institutional reforms that include imm
Bersih 2.0: Reforms must include immigration control
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
PETALING JAYA: Bersih 2.0 will fight for institutional reforms that include immigration control following the barring of its chairman from leaving Malaysia. Its chairman Maria Chin Abdullah was barred from leaving the country on Sunday as she was on... Read more
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Aliran Online
Vote-buying, treating, illegal campaigning mars Sarawak polls, says Bersih 2.0Bersih 2.0 has compiled the preliminary reports received by the Pemantau Sarawa
Vote-buying, treating, illegal campaigning mars Sarawak polls, says Bersih 2.0
Aliran Online / Posted 7 days ago
Bersih 2.0 has compiled the preliminary reports received by the Pemantau Sarawak Committee after observing the 11th Sarawak election from nomination day until polling day. In total, 90 Pemantau volunteers were mobilised in five hot seats: Telang... Read more
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The Star
Nur Jazlan: Govt need not explain why you're barred from leavingto a bank or for committing offences. Despite being pressed by reporters for a
Nur Jazlan: Govt need not explain why you're barred from leaving
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
to a bank or for committing offences. Despite being pressed by reporters for an answer, Nur Jazlan did not explain why Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah was barred from leaving the country on Sunday. Maria was stopped from leaving at the... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
Malaysia Shuts Up Critics on Eve of PM’s UK Tripleast to stop unfavorable overseas publicity. On May 15, Maria Chin Abdullah,
Malaysia Shuts Up Critics on Eve of PM’s UK Trip
Asia Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
least to stop unfavorable overseas publicity. On May 15, Maria Chin Abdullah, the head of the voting reform organization Bersih, was stopped at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on her way to South Korea to accept the Guangju Prize Human Rights... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bersih's Chin barred from leaving Malaysia1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Najib and 1MDB both deny wrongdoing. Chi
Bersih's Chin barred from leaving Malaysia
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Najib and 1MDB both deny wrongdoing. Chin's organisation -- known in Malaysia as “Bersih”, the Malay word for “clean” -- is an alliance of NGOs that has staged large demonstrations in recent years to demand... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Malaysia accused of rights abuse for barring activist's trip1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Najib and 1MDB both deny wrongdoing. Chi
Malaysia accused of rights abuse for barring activist's trip
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Najib and 1MDB both deny wrongdoing. Chin's organisation -- known in Malaysia as "Bersih", the Malay word for "clean" -- is an alliance of NGOs that has staged large demonstrations in recent years to demand... Read more
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The Star
Bersih's Maria Chin barred from leavingPETALING JAYA: Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah was stopped from leaving
Bersih's Maria Chin barred from leaving
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
PETALING JAYA: Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah was stopped from leaving the country on Sunday night. Maria was at KL International Airport for her flight to South Korea to receive a human rights award. "BERSIH Chair, @mariachin just been... Read more
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Aliran Online
Sarawak polls; vetting of key federal appointmentsthat they carry the aspirations and expectations of the people for a better Mal
Sarawak polls; vetting of key federal appointments
Aliran Online / Posted 14 days ago
that they carry the aspirations and expectations of the people for a better Malaysia. They must not fail them.” Meanwhile, Bersih observed electoral offences in constituencies which they monitored. Bersih is now urging the Elections Commission and... Read more
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CNBC
Malaysia's scandal-hit PM Najib bolstered by Sarawak votewhat they believe are unusual voting patterns. A Malaysian activist group advo
Malaysia's scandal-hit PM Najib bolstered by Sarawak vote
CNBC / Posted 15 days ago
what they believe are unusual voting patterns. A Malaysian activist group advocating clean and fair elections, known as Bersih 2.0, pointed out voter turnout spiked from 52 percent at 4pm local time to 70.1 percent when polling closed an hour... Read more
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Sarawak Report
Is It Worse To Steal USD7 Billion Or To Steal A People's Election?all day… until that last stuffed ballot box came in with nothing but BN votes?
Is It Worse To Steal USD7 Billion Or To Steal A People's Election?
Sarawak Report / Posted 16 days ago
all day… until that last stuffed ballot box came in with nothing but BN votes? Perhaps the latest concern expressed by Bersih might be relevant? The clean up politics campaign is asking how it is that the official election turnout, which was... Read more
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The Star
Bukit Bintang next to be polystyrene-free after Dataran Merdekaeffect on the environment and complicate the management of solid waste," he tol
Bukit Bintang next to be polystyrene-free after Dataran Merdeka
The Star / Posted 17 days ago
effect on the environment and complicate the management of solid waste," he told reporters after launching the 'Jom Bersih Bukit Bintang', the 10th in a series of a cleanliness programmes. About 800 people from various government and... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Exercise your right to vote, Baru urges amid reports of low turnoutin a press statement. He also called on members of public who had observed any
Exercise your right to vote, Baru urges amid reports of low turnout
The Borneo Post / Posted 17 days ago
in a press statement. He also called on members of public who had observed any untoward incidents or fraud to report to Bersih at +6011 31339820 or ROSE volunteers at 016-8604998 (Ann Teo) or 016-2219996 (Suresh). “To all party workers, thank... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Gangway for activist Hii in hospital for a scratchmostly held solitarily to make complaints on the government. He was arrested i
Gangway for activist Hii in hospital for a scratch
The Borneo Post / Posted 18 days ago
mostly held solitarily to make complaints on the government. He was arrested in Kuala Lumpur in 2011 on the eve of a Bersih activity in April, again for traffic obstruction on a busy road. Police are now investigating Thursday’s incident at... Read more
18d
Aliran Online
Don’t sell your votes, says Najib; but who's buying?and inducement to buy votes. It is not disturbed by unethical behaviour that is
Don’t sell your votes, says Najib; but who's buying?
Aliran Online / Posted 18 days ago
and inducement to buy votes. It is not disturbed by unethical behaviour that is taking place in Sarawak. According to Bersih, “It is unfettered political financing where state and federal funds are audaciously used to finance candidates’... Read more
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Aliran Online
Act against election offences, Election Commission urgedBersih 2.0’s Sarawak Pemantau team in Sibu lodged a report with the Election Co
Act against election offences, Election Commission urged
Aliran Online / Posted 19 days ago
Bersih 2.0’s Sarawak Pemantau team in Sibu lodged a report with the Election Commission yesterday about on numerous offences our volunteers have monitored and verified in the course of their observation duties. The Pemantau team has been following... Read more
19d
Sabah Daily Express
Police escort for Dr M now only upon requestfor the former prime minister because he was attending functions that were "ant
Police escort for Dr M now only upon request
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 19 days ago
for the former prime minister because he was attending functions that were "anti-government or illegal" such as the Bersih and anti-GST rallies. "It is my decision to withdraw the outriders as he (Dr Mahathir) was attending illegal... Read more
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The Star
Abu Sayyaf treating kidnapped four wellTun Mahathir on a case-to-case basis,” he added. Khalid said he decided to wit
Abu Sayyaf treating kidnapped four well
The Star / Posted 19 days ago
Tun Mahathir on a case-to-case basis,” he added. Khalid said he decided to withdraw the traffic escort because the former premier was attending functions that were against the law such as the Bersih and anti-GST rallies and the Citizen’s Declarati... Read more
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The Borneo Post
IGP confirms withdrawal of Mahathir’s traffic police escortprime minister had violated laws while using the service. He said Tun Mahathir
IGP confirms withdrawal of Mahathir’s traffic police escort
The Borneo Post / Posted 20 days ago
prime minister had violated laws while using the service. He said Tun Mahathir had used the escort when he attended a Bersih illegal rally, a gathering protesting the Goods and Services Tax and going around collecting signatures for a... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Bersih 4.0 Sabah case: First witness testifiesKota Kinabalu: The trial of Bersih 4.0 Sabah organising chairperson Jannie Lasi
Bersih 4.0 Sabah case: First witness testifies
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 20 days ago
Kota Kinabalu: The trial of Bersih 4.0 Sabah organising chairperson Jannie Lasimbang, charged with failing to comply with conditions stipulated in the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 in organising the rally last year, began on Tuesday. The prosecution... Read more
20d
The Star
No more police escorts for Dr Mfor the former prime minister because he was attending functions that were "ant
No more police escorts for Dr M
The Star / Posted 20 days ago
for the former prime minister because he was attending functions that were "anti-government or illegal" such as the Bersih and anti-GST rallies. "It is my decision to withdraw the outriders as he (Dr Mahathir) was attending illegal... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Bersih chairperson’s trial adjourned to May 18 to consider constitutional issuesKOTA KINABALU: The Magistrate’s Court here yesterday adjourned to May 18 this y
Bersih chairperson’s trial adjourned to May 18 to consider constitutional issues
The Borneo Post / Posted 21 days ago
KOTA KINABALU: The Magistrate’s Court here yesterday adjourned to May 18 this year the case of Bersih Sabah chairperson who was charged under the Peaceful Assembly Act, to consider questions raised by the defence before referring same to the High... Read more
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Sarawak Report
BN's Timber Tycoon Candidate For Repok Illegally Plundered Baram - EXPOSEpretending to put in their place. Huang Tiong Sii is one. Such tactics have be
BN's Timber Tycoon Candidate For Repok Illegally Plundered Baram - EXPOSE
Sarawak Report / Posted 23 days ago
pretending to put in their place. Huang Tiong Sii is one. Such tactics have been rightly condemned by electoral watchdog Bersih, who have expressed concern over handouts, bribery and gross intimidation, including the letter sent by BN’s Assistant... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
95 food outlets inspectedpart of an all-out effort by the Health Ministry to ensure cleanliness at food
95 food outlets inspected
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 26 days ago
part of an all-out effort by the Health Ministry to ensure cleanliness at food outlets during its 'Operasi Premis Makanan Bersih' operation conducted nationwide this year. The operation was aimed to ensure all food outlets abide by the rules and... Read more
27d
The New Zealand Herald
Is Malaysia's single-party state starting to crack?Popular protests organised by a coalition of anti-graft activists after the 1MD
Is Malaysia's single-party state starting to crack?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 27 days ago
Popular protests organised by a coalition of anti-graft activists after the 1MDB revelations - an alliance known as Bersih, or "clean" in Malay - brought thousands onto the streets in August 2015 but failed to unseat, or even noticeably... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Is Malaysia's single-party state starting to crack?Popular protests organized by a coalition of anti-graft activists after the 1MD
Is Malaysia's single-party state starting to crack?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
Popular protests organized by a coalition of anti-graft activists after the 1MDB revelations - an alliance known as Bersih, or "clean" in Malay - brought thousands onto the streets in August 2015 but failed to unseat, or even noticeably... Read more
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Aliran Online
Hentikan pemusnahan tanah gambut, ujar SAMimej satelit yang dilakukan oleh Friends of Orangutans (Foto) menunjukkan antar
Hentikan pemusnahan tanah gambut, ujar SAM
Aliran Online / Posted 28 days ago
imej satelit yang dilakukan oleh Friends of Orangutans (Foto) menunjukkan antara Jun dan September 2015, BLD telah membersihkan secara purata 11 hektar sehari. Pembangunan dan penanaman berskala besar di atas tanah gambut terus memusnahkan... Read more
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Aliran Online
NGOs concerned about Penang transport masterplan(Cepat) Friends of Botanical Garden Pesticide Action Network Asia & Pacific
NGOs concerned about Penang transport masterplan
Aliran Online / Posted 29 days ago
(Cepat) Friends of Botanical Garden Pesticide Action Network Asia & Pacific Tanjong Bunga Residents Association Women Centre for Change Suara Rakat Malaysia (Suaram) PBTUSM Alumni Northern region Mama Bersih Ombak Arts Studio 25 Apri... Read more
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Anil Netto
NGOs concerned about Penang transport masterplan(Cepat) Friends of Botanical Garden Pesticide Action Network Asia & Pacific
NGOs concerned about Penang transport masterplan
Anil Netto / Posted 29 days ago
(Cepat) Friends of Botanical Garden Pesticide Action Network Asia & Pacific Tanjong Bunga Residents Association Women Centre for Change Suara Rakat Malaysia (Suaram) PBTUSM Alumni Northern region Mama Bersih Ombak Arts Studio 25 Apri... Read more
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