Hudud, PAS and now, seat clashes

Fears over hudud and the Islamic state were determining factors in the 2001 Sarawak elections, and are now behind DAP’s decision not to work with PAS ahead of next year’s state polls, said state DAP chief Chong Chieng Jen. The blowback from cooperation with PAS is worse than the risk of opposition parties such as PKR and Amanah contesting against PAS and the Barisan Nasional (BN). The prospect of multi-candidate fights between different opposition parties and BN is becoming real, even as their leaders try to ensure one-to-one fights. - See more at: