ABC Radio Australia: Malaysian pro-democracy movement to track country’s MPs

In Malaysia, a voter education movement, has come up with a novel way to help citizens cast informed votes in Federal and State elections. Reproducing On Air highlights’ (via ABC Radio Australia) post on Edmund Bon‘s interview with presenter, Richard Ewart on 16 July 2012 here: have a listen!

The non-partisan UndiMsia! has launched #MyMP – an online initiative to profile and track the work of Malaysia’s 222 Members of Parliament.

The project is a follow up to UndiMsia!’s Laporan Rakyat, where citizens provided their own report cards on their local MPs.

Correspondent: Richard Ewart

Speaker: Edmund Bon, UndiMalaysia!, a pro-democracy, election education group in Malaysia

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Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) is a non-profit based in Kuala Lumpur with the mission of promoting active democratic participation and human rights awareness.

Posted on 18 July 2012. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0.

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