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Why I don’t want to vote for the BN

Why I don’t want to vote for the BN

IF only voting were easy. For one thing, I’m still waiting for the Election Commission (EC) secretariat to tell me why my absent voter application was rejected. If the EC eventually approves my application — or if the elections coincide with my summer research at home — and if intra-party seat allocations don’t change, I’ll [...]

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The year of being Malaysian

The year of being Malaysian

I WOULDN’T normally consider myself an outlaw. Last month, for example, I submitted another deferment request for the six-year-old National Service summons that I have yet to fulfil because of school calendars. I also don’t buy pirated DVDs. But recently I have found myself among the many in a position where democratic citizenship conflicts with [...]

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Citizens take charge

Citizens take charge

Corrected on 18 Sept 2009 at 5pm The Saya Anak Bangsa Malaysia core group KUALA LUMPUR, 17 Sept 2009: A group of citizens will be researching anti-terrorism laws in other countries to find ways to repeal the Internal Security Act (ISA) in Malaysia. The Anti-ISA Project, which was launched yesterday on Malaysia Day as part [...]

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