23 September 2015
Alex Au (starting at 13:00)
Alex’s slides can be found here and his thoughts on the issues raised at the forum are on his Yawning Bread website.
Sudhir has also posted the three questions he asked at sudhirtv.com
Derek da Cunha
Presentation slides are here
Prof Jack Lee
Prof Lee’s slides on legal and procedural issues related to the election.
Audience Questions & Answers
21 September 2015
MARUAH organised a public forum on September 19th to share thoughts and perspectives on the General Elections 2015 (GE2015) that took place on September 11th, 2015. The speakers were:-
Mr Alex Au, blogger and activist
Dr Derek Da Cunha, political analyst, author and independent researcher;
Dr Jack Lee, law academic with research interest in Constitutional Law;
Mr Rafiz Hapipi, youth counsellor and researcher, and MARUAH member;
Mr Sudhir Vadaketh, author and blogger;
Mr Terry Xu, editor of The Online Citizen
The speakers were experts who had been watching the General Elections and commenting on the process from one GE to the next. Read the rest of this entry »
13 September 2015
MARUAH conducted an online survey on issues that voters were concerned about, from Aug 29 to Sep 9. Links to the survey were disseminated by electronic media (email, website and Facebook) and a total of 132 responses were received. Summary results are presented in MARUAH pre-election survey results.
10 September 2015
[17 Sep update: Please note change of venue & timing]
A team of experts discuss & analyse the election results, and what it means for us.
- Mr Alex Au, Blogger
- Dr Derek Da Cunha, Political Analyst and Author
- Dr Jack Lee, Law lecturer
- Mr Rafiz Hapipi, MARUAH Election Watch
- Mr Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh, Author and Blogger
The panel discussion will be moderated by MARUAH. We are also hoping for an interactive debate on the issue of General Elections in Singapore and would like to make some key recommendations.
Come join our forum to discuss these issues
Date: 19 Sep 2015
Time: 3pm – 7pm
Venue: 9 Penang Road, #13-03 Park Mall [map]
Register at the link below
9 September 2015
MARUAH recently wrote letters to political parties contesting the 2015 General Elections, to ask for their stance on various human rights issues.
As the responses were not forthcoming, MARUAH reviewed their stance using their election manifestos.
Below is the summary of the comparison. You can also click here for a PDF version of the file.
8 September 2015
The SMU Apolitical Club has released “A Guide to General Elections in Singapore”. Not to worry if you haven’t been able to get your hands on this very informative booklet. It’s freely available for download from their website. Excellent work on the part of the students and other members of the SMU community.