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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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?
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.
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?
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
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?
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?
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.
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.
“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?”
Oil palm company fails to get natives evicted through court, status quo of natives maintained.
Gong Xi! Gong Xi! Fa Cai From The ONLY Blawg
LoyarBurok Does Halsbury’s Laws of Malaysia Volume 27 on Citizenship, Immigration, National Security and Police. Okay, not the part on National Security.
Find out what lawyers can do about climate change, with Mr. Tony Oposa on 27 January 2011.
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 [...]
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?
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.)