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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 […]

SUARAM Highlights Malaysian Human Rights Abuses at the UN Human Rights Council

June 19, 2012

Press Statement: 19 June 2012 SUARAM Highlights Malaysian Human Rights Abuses at the UN Human Rights Council (Geneva, 19 June 2012) A Malaysian delegation of civil society organisations, comprising SUARAM, Aliran and Bersih 2.0, are attending the 20th Regular Session […]

Malaysia should welcome United Nations Human Rights Special Rapporteurs’ visits to Malaysia

June 13, 2012

BERSIH 2.0 Press Statement, 12. June 2012 BERSIH 2.0 calls upon the Malaysian Government to welcome and accept the requests by three United Nations Human Rights Special Rapporteurs to visit Malaysia. Maina Kiai, UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to […]

Malaysia: UN rights experts call for the protection of NGOs working for free and fair elections

June 7, 2012

GENEVA (7 June 2012) – A group of United Nations human rights experts called on the Government of Malaysia and other parties involved to respect and protect the legitimate work of an umbrella group of NGOs campaigning for reform of […]

Stop Dirty Politics, Focus on Electoral Reform

June 6, 2012

BERSIH 2.0 Press Statement 6 June 2012 Stop Dirty Politics, Focus on Electoral Reform BERSIH 2.0 has always struggled and will continue to struggle for clean, free and fair elections. We are a non-partisan movement whose only aim is to […]

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 […]