Category Archives: FreeMalaysiaToday

LFL lawyer is outraged over MCMC’s insinuation that it is above the law. (Free Malaysia Today) – The Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) today questioned a journalist over a picture she had taken during the Bersih 2.0 rally. But … Continue reading

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Yellow broom to sweep thieves

Mariam Mokhtar  | July 15, 2011 Bersih 2.0’s fight is against political thieves and while the likes of Mahathir will not understand what it means to be democratic, the security forces must realise this is their fight as well. COMMENT Former prime … Continue reading

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A former army clerk reveals how he was instructed by his superiors to tick 900 ballots in favour of the ruling coalition.

(Free Malaysia Today) – An ex-army personnel claimed that he was instructed by his superiors to vote for Barisan Nasional and admitted that postal votes are often subject to abuse. Nasir Ahmad, a former army clerk at the Sandakan military … Continue reading

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Bersih 2.0 beats EO6 on tweets

Tarani Palani  | August 1, 2011 Fewer people tweeted about the EO6 detention because there is ‘still a lack of understanding’ about how the Emergency Order (EO) impacts our society. PETALING JAYA: The authorities’ attempt to link the six Parti Sosialis Malaysia … Continue reading

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‘Use ink to quash cheating perception’

Athi Shankar  | July 29, 2011 Gerakan’s Baljit Singh is all for the use of indelible ink to change the public’s perception that Barisan Nasional ‘always cheats to win.’ GEORGE TOWN: A Gerakan politician wants the Election Commission (EC) to use indelible … Continue reading

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PSM ‘Super Saturday’ of police reports for EO6

    The Home Ministry had cited the more than 3,000 police reports lodged mainly by Umno operatives, Perkasa followers as well as their proxies against Bersih 2.0 as the basis for the authorities taking action against the July 9 … Continue reading

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Doc goes on hunger strike

Dr Michael D Jeyakumar’s wife reveals that the PSM leader will go on a hunger strike until all the six are charged or freed. (Free Malaysia Today) – Detained PSM leader Dr Michael D Jeyakumar has started a hunger strike … Continue reading

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The ghosts of Mahathirism

Stanley Koh  | July 27, 2011 Najib has failed the leadership test in his handling of Bersih 2.0. COMMENT Is Mahathirism back with a vengeance? Recent events do make it seem like the Najib regime has decided to adopt the former prime … Continue reading

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Ex-Umno minister implies elections not fair

Syed Jaymal Zahiid  July 22, 2011 Abdul Kadir Sheikh Fadzir is the latest to break ranks, and makes several startling remarks about the elections in Malaysia. KUALA LUMPUR: In an unprecedented move, a former Umno minister implicitly stated that the electoral … Continue reading

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Arbitrary power and police action disillusions our nationhood…

July 6, 2011 FMT LETTER: From Dr David KL Quek, vie e-mail Having just recently completed my two-year term as president of the Malaysian Medical Association, I could not refrain any longer from expressing my personal outrage and that of many … Continue reading

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