Non-partisan candidates may get a chance to contest in GE, thanks to the GI movement

KUALA LUMPUR: A group of non-governmental organisation - the Gerak Independent (GI) movement - is offering non-partisan candidates a chance to contest in the next general election (GE15). Its committee member Siti Zabedah Kasim said the movement has started preparing a bloc of independent candidates, in which the selection will go through a series of process including interacting and being questioned by the people during a "live" public hearing.

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Gerak Independent mahu kembalikan kuasa kepada rakyat – Siti Kassim

KUALA LUMPUR: Gerak Independent (GI) menegaskan calon-calon mereka tidak bersandarkan mana-mana parti politik dengan harapan untuk mengembalikan kuasa Parlimen kepada rakyat. Gerakan itu terdiri daripada kumpulan seperti Malaysian Action for Justice and Unity (MAJU), I Am The Third Force, KitaBantuKita, dan Malaysia First sudah pun menyenarai pendek beberapa calon yang berpotensi.

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Gerak Independent group aims to be ‘kingmaker’ at next GE
A social activist/lawyer Siti Zabedah Kasim react at Duta Court, Kuala Lumpur at decision day for transgender raid case. FAIHAN GHANI/The Star.

Gerak Independent group aims to be ‘kingmaker’ at next GE

PETALING JAYA: The Gerak Independent (GI) group aims to be the “kingmaker” at the next general election by fielding candidates not affiliated with any political parties with the hope to return parliamentary power to the people. Its spokesman Siti Kasim said they plan to deliver a small bloc of GI-endorsed candidates who would make a big difference in pushing for parliamentary reform.

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Gerakan baharu bawa suara calon bebas di Parlimen

SATU gerakan politik baharu yang diberi nama Gerak Independent (GI) sedia untuk bertanding pada pilihan raya umum akan datang bagi memastikan calon bebas benar-benar mewakili suara rakyat di Parlimen. GI yang merupakan kerjasama kumpulan dan warganegara, merancang untuk meletakkan 20 calon bebas di kerusi Parlimen pada pilihan raya akan datang.

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Gerak Independent wants Malaysians to retake political power from parties

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 — The fall of Barisan Nasional in 2018 after six decades in power changed Malaysia’s political landscape. It has opened up avenues to more political players heading into the next general election, including a group of NGOs called Gerak Independent with a unique premise.

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RECLAIMING POWER FROM POLITICAL PARTIES

A group of NGOs are pushing for a Gerak Independent movement, which involves fielding independent candidates to disrupt traditional party politics. We speak to Siti Kasim and Amir Ahmad to find out more. Image Source: Cloud Yew

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要颠覆“政党控制议员”模式!NGO拟派20独立人士出战大选

(吉隆坡12日讯)自执政60年的国阵于2018年大选丢失政权后,大马政治格局有了大转变,越来越多势力想在第15届大选加入战围,包括名为“独立行动”(Gerak Independent)的非政府组织。 Gerak Independent是由Malaysian Action for Justice、Unity Foundation(Maju)、I Am The Third Force、KitaBantuKita及Malaysia First组成。 他们表明要“推荐”独立国会议员来保障和维护联邦宪法赋予的权利,同时承诺为国推动前进的措施。

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