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Experts: EC breaching constitution, objectors denied hearing

Andrew Ong  |  Published:  |  Modified:

The Election Commission (EC) has breached the Federal Constitution by wrapping up its final report on the redrawing of electoral boundaries without first completing local inquiries to hear objections.

According to Bersih acting chairperson Sharul Aman Mohd Saari, only about 20 percent of the objections for the second round of local inquiries in Selangor has been heard thus far.

"There are about 200 more objectors who are now denied their constitutional right to be heard. This is a violation of the Federal Constitution," he told Malaysiakini...

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