Lim Kit Siang

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Lim Kit Siang

Gani Patail playing judge in Altantuya case, says Mat Zain

Posted: 27 Jun 2011 02:25 AM PDT

By Shannon Teoh | June 27, 2011 The Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR, June 27 — A retired senior policeman has accused Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail of superceding the courts by dismissing private investigator P. Balasubramaniam's statutory declarations (SD) regarding the murder of Altantuya Shariibuu. Datuk Mat Zain Ibrahim said in an open letter to [...]

Unggun Bersih

Posted: 26 Jun 2011 09:34 PM PDT

By A. Samad Said June 27, 2011 | The Malaysian Insider Semakin lara kita didera bara — kita laungkan juga pesan merdeka: Demokrasi sebenderang mentari sehasrat hajat semurni harga diri. Lama resah kita — demokrasi luka; lama duka kita — demokrasi lara. Demokrasi yang angkuh, kita cemuhi; suara bebas yang utuh, kita idami! Dua abad [...]

Police in grip of Bersih hysteria

Posted: 26 Jun 2011 09:21 PM PDT

By Terence Netto Jun 27, 11 | MalaysiaKini COMMENT It’s now quite clear that the Bersih 2.0 march planned for July 9 is not such a threat to public order and security as the fret and fever the government has generated over the whole affair. It has driven elements of our security establishment nuts. How [...]

Academic consensus on unfair elections: Reinforcing the Case for BERSIH’s March

Posted: 26 Jun 2011 08:44 PM PDT

By Dr Lim Teck Ghee | 27 June 2011 CPIASIA Many Malaysians may be unaware of the considerable research work by social scientists – both local and foreign – that have unequivocally concluded that the country's record on free and fair elections has been abysmal. Analysis of this remarkable record of trickery, manipulation and gerrymandering [...]

Are activists more dangerous than criminals?

Posted: 26 Jun 2011 07:43 PM PDT

By P Ramakrishnan | Aliran’s President The way the police hound and harass activists engaged in social issues gives the impression that they are more dangerous than the criminals who cause hell for peace-loving citizens. The number of police engaged in this activity makes one wonder why the police are running after these activists instead [...]

Malaysia in the Era of Globalization #71

Posted: 26 Jun 2011 07:34 PM PDT

By M. Bakri Musa Chapter 9: Islam in Malay Life Religion must act as the lights do in a car, and not as the brakes do. —Abdolkarim Soroosh, Contemporary Iranian Philosopher Islam is Malaysia's state religion. It permeates all aspects of Malaysian life, for Muslims and non-Muslims alike. In this chapter I will examine the [...]

Swearing at police not an offence

Posted: 26 Jun 2011 10:39 AM PDT

26 Jun 2011 | The Telegraph Scotland Yard has told its officers that bad language on its own is not a good enough reason to detain someone. The guidance has been given on Justify, Account and Record memo cards, which are carried on patrol. According to The Mail on Sunday the advice states: “The courts [...]

Release the 30 PSM members, DAP demands

Posted: 26 Jun 2011 10:25 AM PDT

By Melissa Chi June 26, 2011 | The Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR, June 26 — The DAP has demanded for the immediate release of the 30 Parti Sosialis Malaya (PSM) members, including Sungai Siput MP Michael Jayakumar, who were arrested in Penang, and has dispelled claims that they were trying to revive communism. "I call [...]

Walk with the rakyat, not against us, Bersih tells Najib

Posted: 26 Jun 2011 10:21 AM PDT

June 26, 2011 | The Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR, June 26 — Bersih 2.0 told Datuk Seri Najib Razak today the next two weeks leading to its July 9 rally will define his leadership, saying any further crackdown is a "tragic reflection of the failure" of his government in handling the issue. The group also [...]

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