Over the last week, much attention has been focussed on the mammoth Bersih 4 rally. While the rally had specific demands, including the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak, the post-rally focus has steered away from the incidents that led to Bersih 4. Malaysiakini traces back the weeks leading up to the rally and the questions unanswered.
1. Bank Negara Malaysia’s 1MDB probe and recommendations
On Aug 13, Bank Negara Malaysia announced that its two-month investigation into state investment firm 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) has been completed. The BNM governor said the report on the investigation has been handed over to attorney-general (AG) Apandi Ali with recommendations of “ appropriate enforcement action ”.