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Crackdown on Bersih 2.0: APC condemns relentless attacks on freedom of assembly in Malaysia
Crackdown on Bersih 2.0: APC condemns relentless attacks on freedom of assembly in Malaysia 18 November 2016 APC

On 18 November, Maria Chin Abdullah, chairperson of Bersih 2.0 (the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections), and Mandeep Singh, manager of Bersih’s secretariat, were arrested, and the offices of Bersih 2.0 were raided, on the eve of a major rally in the Malaysian capital. Seven other individuals, mostly supporters of the 19 November Bersih 5 rally and people who have been critical of government corruption, were also detained. Bersih is a sustained protest movement in Malaysia pushing for el...

Bersih 4.0 #attheedge
Bersih 4.0 #attheedge 28 August 2015

<p>Photo: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/57634952@N00/">Khairil Yusof</a>. CC 2.0.</p>

Malaysian government must respect freedom of expression during Bersih 4.0 protests
Malaysian government must respect freedom of expression during Bersih 4.0 protests 28 August 2015 Access, Article 19, APC, HRW

Prime Minister Najib Razak Government of Malaysia 28 August 2015 Dear Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Haji Mohammad Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak, We, the undersigned freedom of expression and human rights organisations, are seriously concerned about the recent developments restricting the right to freedom of expression and the right to protest in Malaysia. Specifically, we call attention to: ...

Malaysian pro-democracy group faces threats of violence and sexual abuse - appeal for help
Malaysian pro-democracy group faces threats of violence and sexual abuse - appeal for help 08 July 2011 Dato’ Ambiga Sreenevasan

SUPPORT BERSIH IN IT’S MOMENT OF NEED I would like to thank all Bersih supporters for your kind outpouring of support thus far. Bersih 2.0 has come a long way in carrying the aspirations of the rakyat for clean and fair elections, and it is the rakyat themselves above all who have made this possible. We have faced massive obstacles, vilification and oppression, but inspired by the bravery...