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Najib Should Apologise for MPs’ Call to Hang Ambiga and Take Disciplinary Action.

June 29, 2012 by Bersih 2.0 Steering Committee

Press Statement, 28. June 2012 Najib should apologise for MPs’ call to hang Ambiga and take disciplinary action. The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections 2.0 (BERSIH 2.0) calls on Prime Minister Najib Razak to apologise over the call by two […]

BERSIH 2.0 – Substantial Reforms Needed to Ensure Free and Fair Access to Media

May 29, 2012

BERSIH 2.0 Press Statement 28 May 2012 Substantial Reforms Needed to Ensure Free and Fair Access to Media On 22 May, Minister of Information, Communications and Culture Rais Yatim announced that a cabinet paper is being prepared on RTM providing […]

Bersih denies losing control

April 29, 2012

Organisers did not lose control on protesters during the Bersih 3.0 demonstration yesterday, insisted Bersih co-chairperson Ambiga Sreenevasan.

Rights groups accuse government of contempt for basic freedoms as officers fire upon crowd of tens of thousands

April 29, 2012

Riot police in the capital, Kuala Lumpur, fired water cannon and several dozen teargas rounds after protesters demanding electoral reform tried to break through barriers at Merdeka Square, in defiance of a court order.

Press Release: Police response during BERSIH 3.0 rally disproportionate and excessive

April 29, 2012

The Malaysian Bar is appalled at the abuse of the legal process and grotesque use of force by the police in connection with the BERSIH 3.0 rally in Kuala Lumpur yesterday, 28 April 2012.

BERSIH 2.0 PRESS STATEMENT – 20 April 2012

April 20, 2012

BERSIH 2.0 PRESS STATEMENT – 20 April 2012 Yesterday, the 19th of April 2012, many Bills were rushed through Parliament.  One of them which appears to have escaped the attention of the public was a Bill that sought to amend the […]

The Election Commissioners Must Resign – 12 April 2012

April 12, 2012

BERSIH 2.0 demands the immediate resignation of the present Election Commissioners as they have compromised the integrity of the electoral roll and allowed electoral fraud to continue unabated. We hold the Election Commissioners responsible for the cleaning up of the […]

BERSIH 2.0 – PRESS STATEMENT – 11 April 2012

April 11, 2012

While BERSIH 2.0 welcomes the statement by the Minister of Home Affairs that BERSIH 3.0 may proceed with our gathering on Saturday, 28 April 2012, we do not agree that there is a necessity to change the venue to other […]

Bersih 3.0 – Sit-In/Duduk Bantah! 28/4/12, 2-4pm, Dataran Merdeka

April 8, 2012

  Yesterday, BERSIH 2.0 released a statement responding to the Parliamentary Select Committee on Electoral Reform’s report which was tabled in Parliament. This statement is being issued as a follow-up to the Parliamentary Select Committee’s report and relates to the […]

Response From Bersih 2.0 To The Recommendations Of The Parliamentary Select Committee on Electoral Reform

April 8, 2012

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Electoral Reform has formulated 22 recommendations to improve the electoral system in Malaysia. Overall, BERSIH 2.0 notes that many of the recommendations involve the Election Commission implementing the proposed reforms or undertaking further study into […]