The Islamic flavour, the sheer numbers and single-minded purpose of protesters at the anti-Icerd rally means that the government cannot afford to ignore what the Malays want.
At the heart of tomorrow’s mass gatherings – one advocating the human rights charter and the other revolving around Malay rights and Islam – lies the fact that race and religion continue to divide the nation.
PERAK Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu is either a very good actor or he has nerves of steel.
It is going to be a numbers game at the PAS-Umno rally on Dec 8 where two Malay political parties intend to protest against threats to their race and religion as well as showcase their influence on the Malay ground.
DATUK Seri Anwar Ibrahim seemed rather pensive and subdued as he watched PKR’s first national congress as a party in power.
Analysis - By Joceline TanPKR’s national congress this year is about a party that has finally arrived.
DATUK Seri Anwar Ibrahim had sensed the shift in public opinion about his party midway through the PKR polls.
DATUK Seri Anwar Ibrahim seemed to be in a sanguine mood when he hosted a thanksgiving dinner in Port Dickson for those who had managed his recent by-election campaign.
DATUK Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail is probably one of the biggest names to have ever visited Julau in Sarawak.
Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will welcome some 10,000 ex-Umno members from Kelantan into his party next week despite growing concerns in Pakatan Harapan that Bersatu will morph into another Umno.
Umno members have been inundated with claims that their party will be deregistered soon but is that enough to drive the rank and file into the arms of Dr Mahathir?
DATUK Seri Azmin Ali occupied centre stage in Parliament this week.