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Perak’s tarnished state

Perak’s tarnished state

SAME circus, different act. The dramatic highlight of the Perak legislative assembly sitting on 7 May 2009 was the violent removal of Speaker V Sivakumar by police officers. The highlight of Wednesday’s 28 Oct sitting was the simultaneous running of two separate assemblies under the same roof. Was anything achieved? Sure, Barisan Nasional (BN) passed [...]

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Perak assembly sitting passes 3 resolutions

IPOH, 2 Sept 2009: Members of the Perak state assembly from the Pakatan Rakyat (PR) today had a state assembly sitting at the Heritage Hotel here and “passed three resolutions”.  The resolutions were to endorse the rights and privileges committee reports of 27 July 2009 and 12 Aug 2009, and the appointments for three committees [...]

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Nasharuddin: Nizar did not brief party

Nasharuddin: Nizar did not brief party

KUALA LUMPUR, 16 June 2009: PAS deputy president Nasharuddin Mat Isa has refuted reports that top party leaders did not support Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin‘s actions in Parliament yesterday that led to his suspension. “I didn’t say that I was distancing myself [from Nizar]. But how he wanted to do it, [we were] not briefed,” [...]

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Hisham defends police action in Perak assembly

Hisham defends police action in Perak assembly

KUALA LUMPUR, 15 June 2009: Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein defended the action by police in entering the Perak state legislative assembly to remove embattled Speaker V Sivakumar from the assembly hall on 7 May. Hishammuddin (File pic courtesy of theSun) Hishammuddin said that the move was taken to restore order and was in [...]

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Assembly dissolution talk mere rumours: Zambry

SERI ISKANDAR, 18 May 2009: Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir today claimed that talk of the Perak state assembly being dissolved soon, was mere rumour spread by the opposition in Perak. He added that there would be no such rumours if the opposition in Perak understood the democratic principles. “Let such [...]

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Hindraf assembly: Police action if no permit

KUALA LUMPUR, 18 May 2009: The police will take the necessary action regarding the Hindu Rights Action Force’s (Hindraf) plan to hold a street ssembly in the city in mid-June.   Deputy Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Ismail Omar said such an assembly required a permit from the police. “For us (police) the assembly must have [...]

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