What is Pakatan Rakyat?

The Pakatan Rakyat was touted to be a maturing development of the concept of Barisan Alternatif (English: Alternative Front) that was created during the election campaign of the 10th Malaysian General Election in 1999.

What does Pakatan Harapan mean for Malaysia?

Pakatan Harapan is a direct successor to the three-party Pakatan Rakyat coalition that consisted of the People’s Justice Party, the Democratic Action Party and the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party.

When did Sarawak National Party join Pakatan Rakyat?

On 20 April 2010, the Sarawak National Party (SNAP) officially joined as a member of the Pakatan Rakyat after being expelled from Barisan Nasional, but quit the coalition on 6 May 2011.

Is Zaid Ibrahim the chairman of Pakatan Rakyat?

On 4 November 2009, Pakatan Rakyat officials told the press that they had submitted a formal application to the ROS, naming Zaid Ibrahim as the chairman of the alliance. PKR MP and Information Chief Tian Chua publicly denied this, saying the coalition had not yet decided on a constitution, logo, or leadership structure.