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REFSA Rojak: Crisps of the Week (12-18 Nov)

REFSA Rojak: Crisps of the Week (12-18 Nov)

The continuing electoral roll cleanup, more “beef valley” stench, and tainted KR1M goods.

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Anwar Ibrahim’s Sodomy Trial Statement In Full

Anwar Ibrahim’s Sodomy Trial Statement In Full

Anwar’s statement from the dock on 22 August 2011.

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Response to “MCA: PAS Showing True Colours”

Response to “MCA: PAS Showing True Colours”

A letter on the fundamental principal of separation between the church/mosque and state.

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Ambushed Like Animals, I Had to Walk-Crawl

Ambushed Like Animals, I Had to Walk-Crawl

Recounting July 9th moments before my arrest.

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Astroturfing: Is Bersih made of real grass?

Astroturfing: Is Bersih made of real grass?

Why Bersih has more in common with American realpolitik than most would care to admit.

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Joni Somudin – A Victim of the Worldwide Wave of Violence (Stories From the East)

Joni Somudin – A Victim of the Worldwide Wave of Violence (Stories From the East)

Daniel John Jambun highlights the exasperation of Sabahans about sovereignty and security, and the political agendas of a few that perpetuate this state of hopelessness.

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In Defense of My Fellow Sarawakians Who Exercised Their Voting Rights (Stories From the East)

In Defense of My Fellow Sarawakians Who Exercised Their Voting Rights (Stories From the East)

Together with hundreds of thousands of other Sarawakians, M. Chauhan recently exercised his right as a citizen to vote in the State elections. So which part of “MY RIGHT TO VOTE” does Utusan Malaysia not understand?

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416: Reflections & Observations From The 2011 Sarawak Elections – Part 2 (Stories from the East)

416: Reflections & Observations From The 2011 Sarawak Elections – Part 2 (Stories from the East)

In Part 2 of his personal account of the recent Sarawak state elections, Ong Kian Ming describes the whole gamut of running the DAP’s campaign, from the drama behind the hiring and training of polling and counting agents (only to have them go missing on polling day), protesting EC officers’ refusal to issue Borang 14s, coming up with ideas for billboards and advertisements to finally giving a moving answer to why we go through the hardship of winning an election. It’s about translating Hope into real positive changes.

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Free & Fair Elections – The Mathematics of Representation (Stories from the East)

Free & Fair Elections – The Mathematics of Representation (Stories from the East)

Continuing on with this week’s Stories from the East, Sarawak lawyer Wee Wui Kiat asks, post-Sarawak elections, if our current system of vote counting and selection of candidates are truly capable of delivering fair representation in our Parliament and State Assemblies.

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Postal Votes Which Are Never Posted

Postal Votes Which Are Never Posted

Ivy Kwek gives a first-hand account of the DAP campaign in the recently concluded Sarawak State Elections

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416: Sarawak, Silent No More

416: Sarawak, Silent No More

LoyarBurokker and Sibu native Adrian Chew tells us to watch closely, as change is in the air in Sarawak.

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Beyond The Poster Wars Of Pilihanraya Sarawak 2011

Beyond The Poster Wars Of Pilihanraya Sarawak 2011

June Rubis goes beyond the poster wars of the Sarawak State Election 2011 and calls upon the rakyat to be part of the Force in rebuilding the State.

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Porn Star Prime Minister

Porn Star Prime Minister

Vern Lee has no problem if his Prime Minister was gay, bi, transgender or whatever.

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Karl Nadzarin v Barisan Rakyat

Karl Nadzarin v Barisan Rakyat

In an alternate universe, this was a decision handed out by the High Court of Caricature at Loyarburok.

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K-point: Fools On The Hill

K-point: Fools On The Hill

A singalong on Malaysian politics.

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The LoyarBurok Book Review: “Perak: A State Of Crisis” – Re-invoking Our Sentiments [w/VIDEO]

The LoyarBurok Book Review: “Perak: A State Of Crisis” – Re-invoking Our Sentiments [w/VIDEO]

The Perak case is significant to all Malaysians, as its implications are far-reaching not just for other state governments but also at the national level, especially as discussion is underway on the relationship between the civil service-royalty-political parties in the state of Selangor presently.

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Democracy butchered in Malaysian Parliament

Democracy butchered in Malaysian Parliament

The Malaysian Parliament suffered a fatal blow when the ruling coalition Barisan Nasional (BN) illegally and fraudulently suspended top law-makers from the opposition alliance Pakatan Rakyat (PR) in a chaotic sitting of the House on December 16.

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[UPDATED] “Perak: A State of Crisis” | Remember, Review & Reclaim | 12.12

[UPDATED] “Perak: A State of Crisis” | Remember, Review & Reclaim | 12.12

The indomitable spirit of the Rakyat must not be broken. LoyarBurok invites you to Remember, Review & Reclaim on Sunday, 12.12 @ The Annexe Gallery at the “Perak State of Crisis” book launch by the Rakyat’s Perak Menteri Besar, Nizar Jamaluddin.

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The ONLY MerdekakanMalaysia Run (3rd): Are The Orang Asli & Orang Asal Really Free?

The ONLY MerdekakanMalaysia Run (3rd): Are The Orang Asli & Orang Asal Really Free?

After the abrupt end to Lady Baba’s last video and her mysterious disappearance since then, some of the Hulu Selangor tapes have suddenly resurfaced recently! Only this clip could be made public. The Run continues. Lisa probed our basic instincts. Marcus called on our leaders to be brave. Here, consider the significance of Malaysia Day for the indigenous. The Hulu Selangor by-election may be over but has the Government solved the land woes of the Orang Asli and Orang Asal?

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The ONLY MerdekakanMalaysia Run (1st): Things That Matter To Us Malaysians (and it’s not teh tarik.)

The ONLY MerdekakanMalaysia Run (1st): Things That Matter To Us Malaysians (and it’s not teh tarik.)

As promised on Twitter @LoyarBurok. Starting today for 3 days, 6 runners, 6 LoyarBurokkers – 5 Malaysians (& 1 of unknown pedigree), 4 making their historic debut runs – present 6 reflections on what we all need to do to liberate Malaysia. Our first runner Lisa Ng is an ex-copywriter and mother who has decided – when not chasing after her 18 month old – that writing for larger causes is a lot more rewarding. She hopes that by writing, more consciousness will be awakened. And more Malaysians will come out of the comforts of their lives to defend, from all forms of injustices, the lifestyles they have worked hard to gain.

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