Jointly written by Azril Mohd Amin & Faidhur Rahman Abdul Hadi. Published earlier in The Malay Mail Online.
Few would have forgotten, especially amongst lawyers, the position of the Bar Council at the Extraordinary General Meeting called on 11 May 2012, when it passed a resolution that supported Bersih 3.0’s call for free and fair elections and condemned alleged “excessive” and “indiscriminate” police force against the rally organised by Bersih 3.0 earlier. 1,434 more words
79-year-old retired Naib Subedar Kartar Singh, who had fought in 1965 and 1971 wars, has been living under the shadow of Pak guns in Hiranagar border constituency badly hit by attacks from across the border, but was among the first persons to have voted. 125 more words
“The highest polling percentage was recorded in Pakur with 41 percent and the lowest was in Godda with 27 percent till 11 am,” said an election official. 78 more words
Fredericton – David Coon, leader of New Brunswick’s Green Party, yesterday introduced a bill to lower the voting age from 18 to 5.
“It’s time we start giving the youngest among us a voice,” Coon explained to a packed crowd in the Legislative Assembly Thursday afternoon. 188 more words