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Andrew (@drewyong) is an afficionado of the poetry of Dr Seuss and the music of the Muppet Show. In his spare time he seeks to take over the world.
On the Fruitless Debate over an Islamic vs a Secular State

On the Fruitless Debate over an Islamic vs a Secular State

Andrew Yong’s attempt at shedding light without generating too much heat.

Time to Reform the Dewan Negara?

Time to Reform the Dewan Negara?

On ensuring the quality of senators in the House through direct election.

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Malapportionment and Gerrymandering — What Can We Do About It?

Malapportionment and Gerrymandering — What Can We Do About It?

Andrew Yong provides a solution for Malaysia’s gerrymandering problem.

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A History of Malapportionment: How BN Can Win 59.9% Seats with 46.8% Votes

A History of Malapportionment: How BN Can Win 59.9% Seats with 46.8% Votes

A constitutional history lesson.

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The Special Position of the Malays (Part Three)

The Special Position of the Malays (Part Three)

The conclusion of a three-part series.

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Freedom of Religion in the Holy Qur’an

Freedom of Religion in the Holy Qur’an

An invitation for Malaysians to think about what the Qur’an really says.

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The Special Position of the Malays (Part Two)

The Special Position of the Malays (Part Two)

Origins of Article 153 in the Federal Constitution.

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The Special Position of the Malays (Part One)

The Special Position of the Malays (Part One)

A series on the special position of the Malays.

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MyConsti Penang: ‘Perjuangan Mahasiswa’

MyConsti Penang: ‘Perjuangan Mahasiswa’

A forum on the UUCA and the Federal Constitution.

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54 Years After Merdeka: How The Judiciary Must Help Us By Helping Itself

54 Years After Merdeka: How The Judiciary Must Help Us By Helping Itself

Andrew explains how and why the Judiciary needs to be freed from the Executive.

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MyOverseasVote: Why Malaysians Overseas Must Be Allowed To Vote

MyOverseasVote: Why Malaysians Overseas Must Be Allowed To Vote

Andrew Yong, coordinator of MyOverseasVote, explains why Malaysian citizens overseas won’t give up until they are given the right to vote from overseas.

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MyOverseasVote: Equal Voting Rights for Malaysians Overseas

MyOverseasVote: Equal Voting Rights for Malaysians Overseas

Andrew Yong, the coordinator of MyOverseasVote, writes about the ongoing fight for equal voting rights for Malaysian citizens overseas.

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Dual Nationality: The Queen’s Malaysians

Dual Nationality: The Queen’s Malaysians

Continuing his series on popular misconceptions about what the Constitution does or doesn’t provide, Andrew Yong looks at the question of dual nationality and the British connection.

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Myth of the Constitution: “A Malay is automatically a Muslim”

Myth of the Constitution: “A Malay is automatically a Muslim”

“Malay” = “Muslim” in the Federal Constitution?

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Freeing ourselves from the ISA

Freeing ourselves from the ISA

Following the anti-ISA demonstrations in August, another anti-ISA protest took place in London on Saturday, 30 October. Recounting the August event, a LoyarBurokker in London reminds us why all of us should continue denouncing the ISA.

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