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Why is the Citizens’ Declaration a failure?

Poll: Why did Citizens’ Declaration fail? Confused objectives, wrong strategy, wishful thinking, people bored with politics?

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Bersih meeting needed for Civil Society to decide on Citizen’s Declaration

As the umbrella body for civil society, Bersih must call a general meeting of its endorsing NGOs to enable civil society to reach a consensus on the Citizens’ Declaration. Civil society leaders who support the Citizens’ Declaration must critically assess what they are supporting. It is untrue for them to claim that the effect of removing Najib is unknown. If UMNO remains in power, it is a certainty that Najib will be replaced by Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

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Saving Malaysia – an Alternative to the Citizens’ Declaration

It is doubtful that Dr Mahathir’s strategy behind the Citizens’ Declaration can succeed. The article argues that the most certain way to remove Najib as PM is through a Save Malaysia opposition (Pakatan Harapan + UMNO rebels) fighting Najib’s UMNO/BN one to one at GE14, together with a Citizen’s Manifesto containing detailed, concrete, and specific proposals for institutional reform.

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