‘Breaking’ some M’sian law at Bersih 4 in NZ

by Joshua Tan Chong Hui I believed that I had ‘broken’ some Malaysian law in New Zealand, and it was outlawed for an ordinary citizen like me to wear anything concerning Bersih 4. On the contrary, I had worn the shirt, the badges as well as the headband on Aug 29, 2015 when attending the Bersih 4 rally in Wellington. Initially, I was less enthusiastic to this rally, mainly because of my concern that this rally was too closely tied with the urging for Najib Abdul Razak’s resignation. This rally’s…

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Global Bersih Calls On Malaysian Senators To Reject National Security Council Bill 2015

IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE GLOBAL BERSIH CALLS ON MALAYSIAN SENATORS TO REJECT NATIONAL SECURITY  COUNCIL BILL 2015 Global Bersih notes with very great concern the passage of the National Security Council Bill by Malaysia’s Dewan Rakyat on 3 December; condemns the unseemly haste and lack of due process with which this was done; and calls on the 66 senators of the Dewan Negara – as well as the Yang di-Pertuan Agung – to reject this bill in order to safeguard the fundamental liberties of the Malaysian people. In doing so, Global…

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Global Bersih Condemns The Decision of The High Court of Shah Alam In Upholding The Home Ministry’s Ban On Bersih 4 Yellow T-shirts

Less than a week to the Bersih 4 Rally last year on August 29/30th, the Home Ministry banned Bersih 4 yellow t-shirts. Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah immediately filed a judicial review application against the ministry’s action but on February 19th 2016, the High Court of Shah Alam has set aside Bersih 2.0’s challenge on the ban of Bersih 4 t-shirts. Global Bersih stands in solidarity with Bersih 2.0 and strongly disagrees with the High Court’s decision. Despite the ban, Malaysians and friends of Malaysia all over the world,…

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