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Wan Azizah or Nurul should have vacated their seat for Anwar – Ambiga

  • Sep 14, 2018
Former Bersih chief Ambiga Sreenevasan has joined the chorus of those expressing dissatisfaction over the impending by-election in Port Dickson to engineer PKR president-elect Anwar Ibrahim's return to Parliament.She is of the opinion that Anwar's wife or daughter should have vacated their seats instead.“I have no issue with Anwar coming back. He is entitled to do so.“But my understanding, and I believe the public has the same understanding, is that one of his family members should have give
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Make it so 1MDB never happens again, says Ambiga

  • Jun 19, 2018
Institutional Reform Committee member Ambiga Sreenevasan says the committee is looking at institutional reforms of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission, and other agencies like the police and the Attorney-General’s Chambers.THE Institutional Reform Committee’s job is to initiate reforms so that something like 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) never happens again, said IRC member Ambiga Sreenevasan.Ambiga said the committee’s task was not to investigate 1MDB, but to ensure reforms were m
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Anti-fake news law first on committee's agenda, says Ambiga

  • May 15, 2018
The newly set up Committee on Institutional Reforms will prioritise the abolishment of Anti-Fake News Act 2018, said National Human Rights Society (Hakam) chairperson Ambiga Sreenevasan (above).Ambiga, who was today announced as a member of the committee, revealed this during an interview with BFM radio station this morning."Let me tell you my position. The Anti-Fake News Act has to be repealed in total," said Ambiga in the interview."We know the circumstances in which the act was passed [...] t
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Ambiga to gov't: Act against Taib, or you're no different to BN

  • May 15, 2018
National Human Rights Society (Hakam) chairperson Ambiga Sreenevasan has urged Dr Mahathir Mohamad and the government to act on the alleged corruption case of Sarawak governor Abdul Taib Mahmud (above)."They (Pakatan Harapan government) must have the political will to move against Taib, otherwise they are no different from the previous government (BN)," she told business radio station BFM during an interview this morning. She was asked about concerns that Taib's alleged wrongdoing might be
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Malaysian Bar moots Ambiga for AG

  • May 14, 2018
The Malaysian Bar has given its support for former president Ambiga Sreenevasan to be appointed as the new attorney-general.Bar president George Varughese said that Ambiga would be a perfect candidate for the position, given that she is not a politician which would thus ensure the independence of the Attorney-General’s Chambers."If Ambiga is appointed as the new AG, she would ensure that the chambers would be free from political influences and interference." Varughese also stated that the
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Ambiga - Not one Indian or Orang Asli vote should go to BN

  • May 6, 2018
COMMENT | We are all Malaysians. And nowhere have I seen it more than when I see the crowds of rakyat of all races turning up at the ceramahs calling for change.I have also spoken at many ceramahs which are predominantly made up of Indian Malaysians. When I see them, what looms large before me, are the problems that afflict them in particular.The impossibility for some to get their citizenship for example, despite being born and having lived in this country all their lives. Lately, some feeble a
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