The New Election Boundaries: Where GE-14 will be won or lost

Earlier this month, in historic legal victories, BERSIH 2.0 Outreach Officer Chan Tsu Chong along with six others were granted leave and a stay order to challenge the Election Commission’s (EC) delineation proposals in Melaka. This means the process of re-drawing the election boundaries for Melaka has been suspended until the court case is completed. This builds upon the work already done in Selangor to challenge the new proposals. The importance of these legal challenges for the fate of the Fourteenth General Election (GE14) can’t be overstated. The EC’s motivations…

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Interview with Global Bersih : On GE-14

Can you please briefly share with us the background of Global Bersih and when was it established? Following the success of Bersih 2 and 3 and catalysed by GE13, Global Bersih was officially formed in 2014 as an NGO based in Geneva, Switzerland. Its primary purpose is to support Malaysian civil society’s campaign for democracy and free and fair elections in a more formal, concerted and co-ordinated approach. All our steering committee members are unpaid volunteers, as is our network of city coordinators. In your opinion, should every Malaysian who…

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