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[INVITATION] Merdeka Center Discussion Forum: Sarawak State Elections 2011: Results & Implications

[INVITATION] Merdeka Center Discussion Forum: Sarawak State Elections 2011: Results & Implications

On April 16 2011, seven hundred thousand voters in Sarawak cast their votes in the 10th state elections. In a campaign that was described as the “toughest contest the ruling coalition has ever faced in Sarawak“, pundits and analysts describe the campaign as a referendum on the chief minister and his administration of Malaysia’s largest [...]

A Nation’s Descent Into Darkness

A Nation’s Descent Into Darkness

The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS), the Malaysia Inner Temple Alumni Association and the Bar Council of Malaysia are pleased to invite you to a talk entitled “A Nation’s Descent Into Darkness – The United Nations Rwanda Tribunal: Its Successes And Failures”. The speaker is Iain Morley QC, with Tan Sri James Foong [...]

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Lord Bobo’s Minion at Fort Cornwallis

Lord Bobo’s Minion at Fort Cornwallis

Have you ever heard of ‘Lord Bobo’s Minion’? If you haven’t, where have you been for the past months? Lord Bobo’s Minion is a one-man band, one of the 12 acts featured in MyConstitution campaign Radio Demokratika album.  You can get the album at Rock Corner, Victoria Music Centre, the Bar Council and the Rice [...]

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Walk And Rawk For Change – 100 Years Of Women’s Struggles In Malaysia

Walk And Rawk For Change – 100 Years Of Women’s Struggles In Malaysia

EMPOWER, Women’s Aid Organisation, Sisters in Islam, Jaringan Rakyat Tertindas (JERIT), Suara Rakyat (SUARAM), Tenaganita, Centre for
Independant Journalism (CIJ), Malaysia Youth and Students’ Democratic Movement (DEMA), Persatuan Sahabat Wanita Selangor and All Women’s Action Society, want to make changes. They want women’s voice and representation at all levels of decision making. WILL YOU WALK WITH THEM?

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A BERSIH 2.0 & LoyarBurok event: Sarawak: Tanah, Adat dan Pilihanraya

A BERSIH 2.0 & LoyarBurok event: Sarawak: Tanah, Adat dan Pilihanraya

On the 18th March, 2011, BERSIH 2.0, Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall & LoyarBurok are organizing a forum on Sarawak: Tanah, Adat dan Pilihanraya. All are invited.

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The NutGraph Commentary: Remembering the Perak Crisis

The NutGraph Commentary: Remembering the Perak Crisis

It’s been almost two years since Barisan Nasional (BN) wrested the Perak government from Pakatan Rakyat (PR) but does anyone still care to remember? And how would we choose to remember it?

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Radio Demokratika Soft-Launch at Pekan Frinjan

Radio Demokratika Soft-Launch at Pekan Frinjan

Soft-launch of Radio Demokratika at Pekan Frinjan, 5 March 2011 5 pm – 12 pm; Official launch of Radio Demokratika, 2 April at RockRock MyConsti, Fort Cornwallis, Pulau Pinang

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Yayasan Bantuan Guaman Kebangsaan looking for Legal Officer (Deadline: 4 Mar 2011)

Yayasan Bantuan Guaman Kebangsaan looking for Legal Officer (Deadline: 4 Mar 2011)

Do you want to be part of an initiative that will provide real relief to the thousands of Malaysians who receive no legal assistance upon arrest, at remand proceedings and when they are charged in court?

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Sarawak’s Low Voter Registration Problems: A Response to EC

Sarawak’s Low Voter Registration Problems: A Response to EC

For over half a century, the problem of low voter registration among Sarawakians has not been solved or is it intended to keep those under-registered groups from voicing their choice in the state’s and the country’s leadership?

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High Court Decides in Favour of Ibans in Another Historic NCR Case

High Court Decides in Favour of Ibans in Another Historic NCR Case

The Kuching High Court found that the Provisional Lease issued covers or includes or impairs the Plaintiffs’ rights over the said native customary land therein was null and void as it violated the Plaintiffs’ rights enshrined under Article 13 (1) of the Federal Constitution and Section 15 (1) of the Sarawak Land Code Cap. 81.

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Who Are The Aggressors?

Who Are The Aggressors?

On the 18th Feb, 2011, 100 armed thugs camped at Rumah Ranggong, Sarawak with explosives & parangs, over a land dispute between the longhouse and an oil palm company. Now the villagers are being accused as the aggressors by the local press.

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Forum on Climate Change: A Catastrophe in the Making

Forum on Climate Change: A Catastrophe in the Making

KL Bar Environmental and Humanities Committee (EHC) is organising a 1-day Forum on Climate Change: A Catastrophe in the Making on 22 February 2011.

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LoyarBurok in The Star: Cheeky Take on Human Rights

LoyarBurok in The Star: Cheeky Take on Human Rights

“The blog is bold, funny, and at times even irreverent. But what do you expect of a group whose logo is a monkey in a judge’s ceremonial white wig and sticking out its tongue?”

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Oil Palm Company vs Ibans: On Land Rights in Sarawak

Oil Palm Company vs Ibans: On Land Rights in Sarawak

Oil palm company fails to get natives evicted through court, status quo of natives maintained.

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Gong Xi! Gong Xi! Fa Cai From The ONLY Blawg

Gong Xi! Gong Xi! Fa Cai From The ONLY Blawg

Gong Xi! Gong Xi! Fa Cai From The ONLY Blawg

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LoyarBurok Does Halsbury’s! (Rated G)

LoyarBurok Does Halsbury’s! (Rated G)

LoyarBurok Does Halsbury’s Laws of Malaysia Volume 27 on Citizenship, Immigration, National Security and Police. Okay, not the part on National Security.

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What Can Lawyers Do On Climate Change — A Talk By Mr Tony Oposa

What Can Lawyers Do On Climate Change — A Talk By Mr Tony Oposa

Find out what lawyers can do about climate change, with Mr. Tony Oposa on 27 January 2011.

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Rising ethnic nationalism in Sri Lanka targets minorities for abuse

Rising ethnic nationalism in Sri Lanka targets minorities for abuse

A press release for the new report released today by the international NGO Minority Rights Group detailing how human rights violations are being committed against Muslims and Tamils by the Government of Sri Lanka. Human rights violations in Sri Lanka continue unabated against ethnic Tamils and Muslims who fear an increasingly nationalist government, a new [...]

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Mkini – #tanyanajib: Thanks For The Giggles Mr PM (11 Jan 2011, 1934)

Mkini – #tanyanajib: Thanks For The Giggles Mr PM (11 Jan 2011, 1934)

Questions by LoyarBurokkers @jonathanfun and @faisalmustaffa (as far as we know from the Twitter handles) as well as by @LoyarBurok make it to Malaysiakini’s #tanyanajib report. Tahniah! Now where are the answers?

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Mkini: Nizar A Hit At Book Launch On BN’s Perak Takeover [w/VIDEO] (12 Dec 2010, 2245)

Mkini: Nizar A Hit At Book Launch On BN’s Perak Takeover [w/VIDEO] (12 Dec 2010, 2245)

Hazlan Zakaria was one of the fortunate few who got in the hall to witness the launch of PASOC LoyarBaca (LoyarBurok’s publishing arm). He reports. (By the way, he is accurate in his report.)

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