MAFREL is a non-partisan election observation and monitoring organization formed in 2003.
Since its inception, MAFREL has conducted electoral rolls verification programmes to research on the issues of phantom voters and authenticity of the electoral rolls in the states of Kelantan, Terengganu, Selangor and Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur .
MAFREL has also extensive experience in election observation and since December 2005, has conducted extensive election observations in the Pengkalan Pasir, Kelantan by-election (December 2005), the 9th Sarawak State Legislative Assembly Elections (2006), the N.6 Batu Talam by-election (2007), the N.8 Machap by-election (2007), the N.11 Ijok by-election (2007).
In March 2008 MAFREL received official accreditation from Suruhanjaya Pilihan Raya Malaysia (SPR) to observe the 12th General Election.
MAFREL’s last involvement as accredited observers was in the N.31 Bagan Pinang by-election in October, 2009.
MAFREL has also participated in international election observation missions in Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Afghanistan, Thailand and Bangladesh.
For more information, please contact:
Chairman : Tuan Hj Syed Ibrahim Syed Noh Al Habshi.
Deputy Chairman : Colonel (R) Shaharudin Othman – 019 2344 366
Honorary Secretary : Arphan Ahmad – 012 273 1016