Parliamentary forum on GST and 2014 Budget

Jointly organised by Political Studies for Change (KPRU) and Sekretariat Pakatan Rakyat Date: 30 October 2013 (Wednesday) Venue: Parliament Opening speech: Dato' Seri Anwar Ibrahim, Leader of the Opposition Panelists: 1.  Dr. Lim Kim-Hwa, Penang Institute 2.   Azrul Azwar, Institut Rakyat Moderator: Ooi Heng, KPRU Presentation material: GST and its impact

KPRU: Status Ketua Pembangkang wajar disetarafkan dengan Menteri Kabinet

Pendahuluan Pada 9 Oktober 2013, Negeri Pakatan Rakyat (PAKATAN) Selangor sekali lagi menandakan peristiwa penting dalam usaha mengukuhkan sistem demokrasi berparlimen dalam negara ini dengan memberi elaun istimewa berjumlah RM8,620 kepada Ketua Pembangkang Dewan Undangan Negeri (DUN) Selangor setiap bulan mengikut Seksyen 5 Enakmen Anggota Pentadbiran dan Ahli Dewan Negeri (Saraan) 1980, sebagai pengiktirafan dan … Continue reading KPRU: Status Ketua Pembangkang wajar disetarafkan dengan Menteri Kabinet

KPRU: Uplift status of the Opposition Leader, at least on par with Cabinet Ministers

On October 9, 2013, The Pakatan Rakyat Selangor state government has again, marked a significant milestone in its efforts to strengthen parliamentary democracy in Malaysia by giving special allowances and privileges amounting to RM8,620 per month to the Opposition Leader of the Selangor State Legislative Assembly in accordance with Section 5 of the Members of … Continue reading KPRU: Uplift status of the Opposition Leader, at least on par with Cabinet Ministers

【Malaysiakini】Do we really need preventive detention?

Do we really need preventive detention?William Leong & KPRU10:51AM Oct 11, 2013 COMMENT Like the notorious Internal Security Act (ISA), which historically had been abused to hold political dissidents without charge, we opine that the Prevention of Crime Act (PCA) may merely do little to curtail crime but wil surely threaten civil liberties and human rights. Under the … Continue reading 【Malaysiakini】Do we really need preventive detention?

【Malaysiakini】Rakyat always the victims of Umno’s power struggles

Rakyat always the victims of Umno's power strugglesWilliam Leong & KPRU2:40PM Oct 10, 2013 COMMENT Last week on Oct 3, 2013, the rakyat witnessed the return of detention without trial 2.0.This time it disguised itself as the Prevention of Crime (Amendment and Extension) Bill 2013, which was passed with a voice of majority by BN MPs in … Continue reading 【Malaysiakini】Rakyat always the victims of Umno’s power struggles

PCA’s detention without trial – A continuation of Mahathirism for UMNO electoral campaign

by William Leong and KPRU Rakyat, always the victims of UMNO’s power struggle Last week on October 3, 2013, Rakyat has witnessed the return of detention without trial 2.0, this time disguised itself as the Prevention of Crime (Amendment and Extension) Bill 2013, which has been passed with a voice of majority by Barisan Nasional’s … Continue reading PCA’s detention without trial – A continuation of Mahathirism for UMNO electoral campaign

2013 KPRU Internship Programme

2013 KPRU Internship ProgrammeThe KPRU Internship Programme is now open for application. Selected candidates will attach on a full-time basis, and will be paid a monthly stipend (only a very small amount). Candidates will have the opportunity to:Assist and contribute to parliamentary researchGain exposure to parliamentary affairsCoordinate consultative meetings and briefing sessions for members of parliamentOrganize … Continue reading 2013 KPRU Internship Programme