Global Bersih Newsletter – April/May 2020

Global Bersih is pleased to announce that our Steering Committee member, Daphne d’Herve has been appointed as our Acting President starting 1st March.  A native of Kuala Lumpur, Daphne moved overseas thirty years ago to further her studies, and then stayed to work. She eventually settled down in Paris, France where she works and lives with her family. Daphne became active in Bersih France, then joined the Global Bersih Steering Committee in 2017 … READ THE FULL NEWSLETTER

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Global Bersih Newsletter – March 2020

March has been emotionally taxing for many of us, with the formation of an unelected government led Pakatan Nasional, a coalition that was created from the infamous “Sheraton Move” that took place on 24th February. The formation of this government had sparked backlash from the civil society groups and the citizens, who saw this backdoor government as a violation of the mandate given by the people for Pakatan Harapan two years ago… Read the full Newsletter here.

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Statement: Global Bersih Celebrates Malaysia Day by Addressing Government Blindspot in Regards to the Exploitation of Rainforests in Sarawak

 21th August 2017 GLOBAL BERSIH CELEBRATES MALAYSIA DAY BY ADDRESSING GOVERNMENT BLINDSPOT IN REGARDS TO THE EXPLOITATION OF RAINFORESTS IN SARAWAK Malaysia Day 2017 will mark the day that Global Bersih cities from across the globe will band together to celebrate Malaysia’s inception, with screenings of ‘The Borneo Case’ followed by a Q&A session with leading members and activists involved in the film. The film ‘The Borneo Case’ is an evocative story of patriotism, danger and corruption amid the lush rain-forests and quiet serenity of Sarawak. Based on the book ‘Money…

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Statement: Global Bersih Condemns Najib’s Visit to the White House

 7th September 2017 Global Bersih Condemns Najib’s Visit to the White House Global Bersih urges the Trump Administration to rescind the invitation to the Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak to meet at the White House next week. Meeting Malaysia’s prime minister at this time sends the wrong signal and disavows the good governance and anti-corruption ideals shared by both nations, as allegations have been made of Najib Razak’s involvement in the 1MDB case, which represents the largest action brought under the Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Initiative to date. Despite the White House…

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