Ineffective Budget Scrutiny: A Proposal for Reform

National budget presentation is a premier parliamentary occasion held during the third sitting of parliament each year. Although Malaysia’s state-run television broadcasts half an hour of the morning’s Question Time in the Parliament, it is selective broadcast wherein the live broadcasting would be intercepted whenever the cabinet member is confronted or questioned by an opposition … Continue reading Ineffective Budget Scrutiny: A Proposal for Reform

Joint statement in protest against Sedition Act – Malaysian NGOs

We, the undersigned organisations, have come together to express in the strongest terms our protest against the continuing usage of the repressive, colonial and undemocratic Sedition Act of 1948. The Sedition Act is a piece of repressive legislation made by the British colonial government to suppress freedom of expression and the opinion of our forefathers … Continue reading Joint statement in protest against Sedition Act – Malaysian NGOs