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MY VOICE FOR NATION

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MY VOICE FOR NATION


Malaysians’ Verdict

Posted: 20 May 2013 08:21 AM PDT

Dr Shafie Abu Bakar

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Dr Shafie Abu Bakar


Sambutan Hari Muzium Peringkat Kebangsaan 2013 Di Sarawak. Selangor Mendapat Giliran Sambutan Bagi Tahun 2014?

Posted: 20 May 2013 04:03 PM PDT

Philosophy Politics Economics

Posted by Unknown | Posted on 9:24 PTG

Philosophy Politics Economics


PM Must Prove He Wil Stop Racism

Posted: 20 May 2013 08:11 PM PDT


Instead of a "national reconciliation" pronounced by the Prime Minister on the night of election, what we are witnessing today is the "national aggravation" of race-relations by all UMNO and BN-related machinery, particularly the Umno-owned Utusan Malaysia and Umno's team of bloggers and cyber-troopers.

The situation, with absolutely no restraint from UMNO President, Datuk Seri Najib Razak himself, is spiralling out of control, worsening race-relations to its lowest ebb in recent decades.

Utusan Malaysia takes a completely racist position when defending UMNO over BN's worst ever electoral performance in history, placing the blame squarely and entirely on the Chinese community.  The newspaper kicked off its tirade with the inflammatory headline "Apa lagi Cina mau?".  It has since on a daily basis, inundated its readers with racist quotes from UMNO and NGO leaders chiding the Chinese for being ingrates such as the quote from Dr Mahathir who claimed that "the Chinese has rejected the Malays' hand of friendship".

Utusan Malaysia has gone one to attack the CEO of AirAsiaX, Azran Othman who had gone on record to say "I am Malaysian. I am anti-racism. I am disgusted by Utusan's editorial stance."  Utusan Malaysia now accuses Azran of being "anti-Malay", "having forgotten his roots" and an ingrate towards presumably Umno and Utusan, for contributing for his achievements today.  It has become shocking how those who stand against racism are being vilified in the mainstream media owned by Umno and Barisan Nasional.

Now the Umno-owned media are playing up the call to boycott "Chinese-owned" goods and services by Umno bloggers, cyber-troopers and Umno-linked NGOs.  Muslim Consumers Association Malaysia (PPIM) for example, had recently called for consumers to boycott or at the very least buy goods sold by Chinese companies last.

While the new Domestic Trade, Consumerism and Cooperatives Minister, Datuk Hasan Malek has stated that the Government will not endorse such a call, he has at the same time said that it is these organisations' right to make the boycott call as it is a free country.  Such a lame response to a racist attempt to divide the nation certainly leaves much to be desired.  It is certainly true that people can choose to be racist, but it is the moral duty of the Government to demonstrate leadership by discouraging and rebuking such racist actions and causes.

Pakatan Rakyat call upon all Malaysians to not only frown upon racist calls – whether to boycott "Chinese" goods, or to discriminate against "Malay" companies – but to stand up against racism because regardless of whether the goods were produced by Chinese or Malays or Indians, we are all Malaysians.

Unlike the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak who likes to keep his "elegant silence", Pakatan Rakyat leaders will not hesitate to condemn attempts to divide the country through racism or religious bigotry.  We have proven that in the recently concluded General Election, Malaysians of all races have increased their support for Pakatan Rakyat, and not only the Chinese and we have called for the results not to be racialised.

Hence we call upon the Prime Minister to demonstrate his sincerity in "1Malaysia" by breaking his silence and condemn the racist developments in the country before his reign becomes recorded in history as the one which caused Malaysians to be the most racially divided.

Selangor Voters Snubs Najib's Water "Promise"

Posted: 19 May 2013 11:05 PM PDT

In the interest of Selangorians, Datuk Seri Najib Razak must now instruct the new Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister, Datuk Maximus Ongkili to immediately press for the return of the water concessions to the Selangor state government

The battle for Selangor in the last General Election was fought on one crucial platform – the control of water in the state.

The Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak who personally headed the BN machinery in Selangor campaigned vigourously in the state for the people to return BN into government to "solve Selangor's water crisis".

Pakatan Rakyat, led by Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim offered his vision for water services in Selangor where the control is returned to the state government, the rights to water to her people.  Pakatan Rakyat has argued vehemently that essential services such as the provision of water should not be conceded to private companies which the sole interest of maximising profits.

We can see the consequences reflected in Subang Jaya today where the residents have been suffering for the 4th day now without water supply due to Syabas incompetence and lack of maintenance.  In the water concession agreement, the obligation of maintaining the treated water reservoirs, as well as replacing broken and old pipes lay completely with SYABAS.  Their failure to fulfil their obligations have caused repeated water shortages all over the Klang Valley over the past few months.

Despite the massive onslaught by BN led by the Prime Minister himself, the outcome of the 13th GE in Selangor has proven Najib's utter and complete failure in making any in roads in the state.  Not only did Najib not manage to recapture Selangor, BN lost additional 8 seats, allowing Pakatan Rakyat to capture 44 seats and leaving BN with only 12.  In terms of popular support, Pakatan Rakyat Selangor enjoyed a 4% increase in popular votes from 55.4% in 2008 to 59.4% in 2013 confirming that we have won over our doubters in 2008 with our policies and administration.

Datuk Seri Najib's defeat meant that the people of Selangor has spoken, and that they have no confidence in the BN federal government in resolving the water crisis.  It is also an outright rejection of the mega-project proposed by BN, the Langat 2 water treatment plant which is expected to cost in excess of RM8 billion, inclusive of the Pahang-Selangor tunnel as well as land acquisition costs.

Instead, the rakyat have insisted in no uncertain terms, that the privatised water concessions be returned to the state government.  The people of Selangor have also agreed with the state government that there are other much more effective, efficient and cheaper measures which can be taken to increase the water supply in Selangor. They can also see that the current water crisis is caused by or is manufactured by the BN Government.

Given the urgency of the water crisis in Selangor, and the appointment of a new Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister, Datuk Dr Maximus Ongkili, we call upon the Prime Minister to instruct Dr Ongkili to exercise the powers vested in him under the Water Services Industry Act (WSIA) 2006 to enforce the return of the water concessions to the state government.

In fact WSIA 2006 empowers the Minister to make decisions in national interest which cannot be challenged in the court of law.
The determination of what amounts to national interest issues arising from the coming into operation of this Act shall be made by the Minister and such determination shall be final and binding upon all persons and shall not be challenged, appealed against, reviewed, quashed or questioned in any court.

Datuk Seri Najib Razak must accept the will of the people of Selangor to have the water concession returned to the state government.  The failure to do so will mean that the Prime Minister is once again snubbing the needs and demands of the people, making a plain joke of his "people first" slogan.


念群与沙登人民同在 | Nie Ching for Serdang

Posted by Unknown | Posted on 9:20 PTG

念群与沙登人民同在 | Nie Ching for Serdang


国光石化在边加兰的对话会

Posted: 20 May 2013 04:52 PM PDT

5月19日早上10,我出席了由国光石化所委任的顾问公司在边加兰所举办的一场对话会。我对这个计划了解不多,所以原本是希望从对话会了解 更多有关计划的细节,没想到一场差不多两个小时的对话,却让我心中产生更多问题。


首先,有关对话会称为"与民对话:边加兰国光石油石化厂发展计划的详细环境影响评估报告" "Dialog bersama Penduduk: Kajian Penilaian Impak Alam Sekitar Terperinci (DEIA) bagi Cadangan Pembangunan Loji Penapisan Minyak dan Petrokimia di Pengerang, Johor"。可是国光石化的顾问公司在星期天所发表的,都是针对社会经济(sosio-ekonomi)方面的调查,而不是以该石化工程对当地所造成的环境影响的评估。简言之,货不对办。


其次,所谓的社会经济评估也不过是一份涉及150人的意见调查。而边加兰却有至少1万名居民。固然所有的调查都是抽样进行,可是如果所涉及的样本人数太少,误差的几率就会变高。星期天的对话有大约300人出席,排除一小部分的外地人,大约有80%的出席者者都是反对该计划的当地人。他们的意见,难道不应该纳入考量?


第三,有关社会经济评估的调查显示,有68%的参与者支持国光石化的工程。


然而,到目前为止,国光石化所将对环境生态所造成的影响的评估报告尚未出炉。换言之,参与问卷调查的居民根本不了解该计划对自己的家园和未来所带来的影响。不能排除,在居民了解环境评估的结论后,将会改变原来"支持计划"的立场。因此,现阶段就提出有关"68%的居民支持该计划"的结论是言之过早,而且带有误导性。


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Comments for Wee Choo Keong

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Comment on Was intimidation of voters part of the agenda for “Ala Arab Spring” / “Regime Change”? by dollah

Posted: 19 May 2013 03:54 PM PDT

@Sarawak spirit…don’t you know its not allowed to bring playcard eithin 50 meters from the polling station…shows that you do not know rules and regulation. Sorry to say PR supporters why you should behave in this manner? Is this the way civilised people do in this earth? Ask yourself why. Even the police was told not to react even though they have been hurled with nasty words towards them. How do you feel when you were called remarks that is unpleasant? To Mr Wee CK keep up the good work eventhough you did not contest in this election.

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Khalid Samad


Isu Perlantikan Exco Selangor: DAP dan PAS Bergaduh?

Posted: 20 May 2013 12:46 AM PDT

Maka riuhlah media arus perdana milik BN yang ingin sangat memberikan gambaran bahawa DAP dan PAS sedang bergaduh bagi merebut kerusi exco di Selangor. Dikatakan DAP inginkan empat kerusi exco dan begitu juga PAS! Hakikat sebenarnya, tiada siapa yang sedang berebut apatah lagi sedang bergaduh. Begitu juga isunya tempoh hari berhubung jawatan MB. Cuma 'rebut' rekaan mereka sahaja.

Masalah Sebenar
Sebenarnya masalahnya terletak pada jumlah kerusi exco yang ada hanya 10. Sedangkan parti-parti dalam PR ada 3. Jumlah kerusi yang dimiliki setiap parti pula lebih kurang sama, berbeza dengan tahun 2008. Pada tahun 2008, apabila PAS hanya memengangi 8 kerusi, DAP 13 dan PKR 15 (pada asal), maka agihan kerusi exco lebih mudah. Jelas siapa patut mendapat lebih dan siapa kurang. Maka dipersetujui pada 2008 PKR mendapat jawatan MB dan 4 exco dan DAP pula 3 exco dan jawatan Speaker. PAS yang mendapat 8 kerusi DUN diberikan 3 kerusi exco, iaitu jumlah yang sebenarnya melebihi nisbah kerusi yang ada pada PAS pada ketika itu. Maka isu agihan diselesaikan tanpa perbincangan panjang.

Kali ini, suasananya agak berbeza. Ketiga-tiga parti mendapat jumlah kerusi yang boleh dikatakan sama. Maka timbul persoalan bagaimana dibahagikan 10 kerusi di antara 3 parti? Mustahil untuk setiap parti memegang 3.333 kerusi exco! Oleh itu pecahannya semestinya 3, 3 dan 4. Oleh itu dipersetujui bahawa parti yang mendapat MB akan mendapat hanya 3 kerusi exco. Begitu juga yang mendapat jawatan Speaker. Parti yang tidak memegang jawatan MB atau Speaker sahaja akan mendapat 4 kerusi exco.

Jawatan MB dan Speaker dibawa masuk dalam perkiraan ini untuk menjadikan jumlahnya keseluruhannya 12 supaya dapat dibahagi 3 dengan tepat. Maka setiap parti dapat 4, termasuk jawatan MB dan Speaker.

Speaker dari DAP atau PAS?
Oleh kerana PKR mendapat jawatan MB, maka PKR mendapat 3 kerusi exco. Maka agihan untuk PKR selesai. Yang tinggal hanyalah PAS dan DAP. Maka dinyatakan oleh DAP bahawa mereka telah memegang jawatan Speaker sudah 5 tahun. Maka kalau boleh DAP minta PAS pula memegang jawatan Speaker untuk penggal ini.

Bagi pimpinan PAS permintaan ini tidak merupakan masalah besar. Kita faham bahawa semua exco perlu laksanakan dasar PR dan bukan dasar parti masing-masing. Ini adalah kerana yang memerintah adalah kerajaan PR dan bukannya kerajaan parti masing-masing. Maka siapa sekalipun menjadi exco, dia akan terikat dengan dasar yang ditetapkan oleh PR secara bersama. Oleh itu tawaran supaya PAS pegang jawatan Speaker dan 3 exco tidak ditolak mentah-mentah.

Jawatan Speaker ada yang anggap tidak penting. Sekiranya benar, mengapa di Perak BN bersusah-payah membawa polis masuk ke dalam DUN dan heret Speaker dan menguncinya di dalam bilik stor? Ini bukti bahawa kerusi Speaker begitu penting untuk menguasai DUN.

Sikap PJ PAS Selangor: Dr Rani
Saya merasa cukup senang dan selesa dengan sikap PJ PAS Negeri Selangor dalam soal sebegini. Beliau faham bahawa bukan jawatan yang ingin direbut. Dan bagi PAS, yang penting adalah untuk memikat hati rakyat, bukan ingin tunjuk betapa gahnya PAS dengan bilangan kerusi exco atau sebaliknya. Maka mencari penyelesaian yang adil sambil mengambil kira suasana dan keadaan adalah yang diutamakan. Ini adalah kerana apa yang diinginkan ialah kerajaan dibentuk dengan kadar segera supaya boleh mula berkhidmat pada rakyat. Bukan bergaduh mengenai jawatan.

Dalam pada itu, tidak dapat tidak perbandingan dibuat dengan PJ Negeri yang lama. Jauh sangat bezanya dengan sikap PJ lama, berkata seorang hamba Allah. Kalau PJ lama sudah hampir pasti kita berperang! 8 kerusi pun mahu jadi MB, apatah lagi dengan 15 kerusi!

Maka dijawab kepada DAP bahawa PAS boleh merima tawaran tersebut, di atas semangat setia-kawan dan mengenangkan betapa DAP menyokong cadangan PAS diberi 3 kerusi exco pada tahun 2008 walaupun PAS hanya berhak untuk mendapat 2 berdasarkan jumlah kerusi ADUN yang dimengangi ketika itu. Tetapi telah pun dijelaskan bahawa akhirnya ianya akan tertakluk juga kepada pandangan DYMM Sultan Selangor.

Pandangan DYMM Sultan Selangor
MB akan mengadap Sultan dan membawa cadangan pembentukan exco seramai 10 orang. Pada masa yang sama, kami difahamkan bahawa DYMM Sultan ingin melihat exco terdiri dari 6 Melayu dan 4 bukan-Melayu. Ini berbeza dengan 2008 di mana exco terdiri dari 5 Melayu dan 5 bukan-Melayu. Perbezaan ini adalah hasil dari jumlah kerusi majoriti Melayu yang memihak pada PR telah bertambah. Dahulu UMNO 18 kerusi, sekarang hanya 12. PAS sendiri pun sudah ada 15, mengatasi UMNO, ini belum di ambil kira lagi kerusi yang ada pada PKR.

Sekiranya permintaan DYMM Sultan adalah 6 Melayu dan 4 bukan-Melayu, maka agak sukar untuk diberikan 4 kerusi exco kepada DAP. Ini kerana, kalau diberikan 4 kerusi exco pada DAP, maka semua exco bukan Melayu adalah dari DAP dan ini akan menyulitkan PKR. PKR terpaksa melantik semua exco Melayu dan ini akan menjadi masalah bagi PKR kerana mereka juga mempunyai ahli dan penyokong bukan-Melayu yang ramai. Dan sepertimana yang kita semua sedia maklum, beberapa ADUN PKR adalah bukan-Melayu. Dalam keadaan seperti itu, maka DAP perlu menerima tawaran jawatan Speaker dan 3 exco supaya 1 exco bukan-Melayu boleh dilantik oleh PKR.

Dalam erti-kata lain, DAP hanya boleh mendapat 4 kerusi exco sekiranya terdapat 5 exco bukan-Melayu. Dalam keadaan itu PKR masih boleh melantik seorang exco bukan-Melayu dari PKR. Sekiranya bukan-Melayu hanya 4 orang dalam exco, maka DAP perlulah merima 3 exco dan Speaker supaya 1 exco bukan Melayu tetap dapat dilantik dari PKR.

Maka dipersetujui bersama bahawa MB akan berusaha untuk mendapat persetujuan DYMM Sultan supaya dikekalkan jumlah exco bukan-Melayu sebagai 5 dan exco Melayu juga 5 supaya DAP boleh mendapat 4 kerusi exco. Walaubagaimanapun, sekiranya DYMM Sultan tetap dengan pendiriannya, maka MB wajar menerimanya dan akur dengan kehendak DYMM Sultan. Sekiranya ini berlaku, maka DAP akan diminta menerima tawaran Speaker dan 3 exco sambil tawaran 4 exco akan diserah kepada PAS.

Kesimpulan
Ini merupakan pertimbangan yang dilakukan dalam suasana persahabatan dan kerjasama yang baik dan mantap sepertimana yang telah terjalin sejak sekian lama. Semua memahami bahawa perjuangan ini bukan untuk jawatan tetapi untuk membentuk kerajaan yang adil, telus dan berkebajikan untuk rakyat negeri Selangor secara khususnya. Isu jumlah kerusi exco tidak dijadikan sebab berbalah. Hanya media BN sahaja yang mereka cerita bagi cuba menutup kepincangan yang berlaku pada PRU13.

WaLlahu 'Alam
KHALID SAMAD

Kenyataan Saifuddin Sahkan BN Tidak demokratik

Posted: 19 May 2013 07:02 PM PDT

Ahli Jawatankuasa PAS Pusat, Khalid Abdul Samad menyifatkan kenyataan Ahli Majlis Tertinggi Umno, Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah bahawa Barisan Nasional (BN) kalah di kawasan pengundi yang mengutamakan demokrasi mengesahkan bahawa parti tersebut tidak demokratik.

Dalam forum yang dianjurkan oleh Gabungan Pilihanraya Bersih dan Adil (Bersih) Rabu lalu, Saifuddin berkata, BN kalah di kawasan-kawasan di mana para pengundinya lebih mengutamakan demokrasi termasuk penyelesaian isu-isu yang berkaitan dengan ketelusan, rasuah serta pilihan raya yang bersih dan adil.

"Saya mengucapkan terima kasih kepada Saifuddin kerana kenyataannya yang mengesahkan kepada semua rakyat bahawa BN tidak demokratik," kata Khalid.

Malah, katanya, sejak zaman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad menjadi Perdana Menteri lagi BN tidak bersifat demokratik dengan berdalihkan alasan "demokrasi ala-Malaysia".

Sependapat dengan Saifuddin, Ahli Parlimen Shah Alam itu berkata, kemenangan Pakatan Rakyat lebih didorong oleh isu di mana rakyat yang mengundi Pakatan bertekad mahu memulihkan demokrasi.

"Mereka juga mahu kerajaan yang komited untuk mewujudkan negara berkebajikan, bersifat telus, mengamalkan tadbir urus yang baik (good governance) dan lain-lain amalan yang pro-rakyat," katanya.

Khalid bagaimanapun tidak sependapat dengan pandangan bekas Timbalan Menteri Pengajian Tinggi itu yang menyatakan BN menang di tempat-tempat di mana pengundi mahukan pembangunan seperti jalan dan sekolah baru.

"Umno sebenarnya menang kerana kejayaannya mengapi-apikan perkauman.

"Orang-orang Melayu terutamanya yang tidak mendapat maklumat yang sebenarnya mengundi BN kerana takut orang-orang Cina akan memerintah Malaysia jika tidak mengundi BN," katanya.

Dengan kejayaan kempen perkauman Umno menakut-nakutkan mereka, kata beliau, pengundi-pengundi yang mendapat maklumat berat sebelah itu lebih sanggup mengundi BN "yang zalim".

"Ia sekaligus membuktikan hanya isu perkauman sahaja yang menjadi tempat Umno berpaut dan hanya perkauman sahajalah yang parti itu boleh gunakan untuk survivalnya," kata Khalid.

Bagaimanapun, di tempat-tempat di mana pengundi-pengundinya lebih bermaklumat dan peka terhadap perlunya negara yang lebih demokratik, mereka memberikan kepercayaan kepada Pakatan.

"Contohnya apa yang berlaku di Shah Alam di mana 70 peratus pengundi adalah orang-orang Melayu. Ia membuktikan kematangan pengundinya dan menolak kempen perkauman Umno serta lebih berminat kepada isu yang lebih besar dan penting.

"Mereka tolak calon yang dengan sengaja memakai imej pelampau Melayu untuk kepentingan dirinya," kata Khalid sambil mengucapkan terima kasih kepada semua pengundi Pakatan.

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Hijrah: Zahid berkeras, tak akan tarik balik kenyataan

Posted: 19 May 2013 08:48 PM PDT


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Harakahdaily,20 Mei 2013

KUALA LUMPUR: Menteri Dalam Negeri, Datuk Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi bertegas tidak akan menarik balik kenyataannya sebelum ini yang menggesa rakyat Malaysia yang tidak bersetuju dengan sistem pilihan raya Malaysia supaya berhijrah keluar dari negara ini.

Zahid juga dilaporkan berkata, beliau bersedia berdepan dengan usul mengecamnya berhubung kenyataannya itu yang akan dibawa ke Dewan Rakyat yang akan bersidang nanti.

Sebelum ini, Penasihat DAP, Lim Kit Siang menyatakan akan membawa usul di Dewan Rakyat bagi mengecam Zahid yang mengeluarkan kenyataan yang didakwa tidak wajar itu.

Zahid mengejutkan banyak pihak apabila mengeluarkan kenyataan meminta rakyat yang enggan menerima sistem pilihan raya Malaysia berhijrah ke negara lain ketika beliau baru sahaja dilantik sebagai Menteri Dalam Negeri.

Kenyataannya itu menimbulkan pelbagai bantahan bukan sahaja dari ahli politik malah termasuk juga ahli akademik dan penganalisis politik.

Penganalisis politik, Prof Madya Datuk Dr Mohammad Agus Yusoff dalam reaksinya mempersoal kenyataan Zahid itu yang disifatkannya bercanggah perlembagaan.

Beliau mempersoalkan apakah salah jika rakyat mempersoalkan pelaksanaan sistem pilihan raya yang ada dan apakah perlembagaan negara kita menghalangnya.

"Mengapa DS Zahid boleh mengeluarkan kenyataan sebegini? Setahu saya, Perkara 10 Perlembagaan menjamin hak rakyat untuk bebas mengeluarkan pendapat, berhimpun dan berpersatuan.

"Jika kita akui negara kita adalah negara demokrasi, maka berdemokrasilah secara jujur," ujarnya.

Sebagai menteri, kata Mohammad Agus, Zahid sepatutnya menggunakan masa untuk merancang mengatasi masalah keselamatan, jenayah, social ills dalam negara daripada menyerang rakyat yang mempunyai perbezaan politik dengan parti kerajaan.

"Saya mohon kita semua hentikan kenyataan sebegini hanya kerana kita mempunyai perbezaan politik. Ini adalah tanah air kita bersama.

"Saya yakin, sebagai rakyat, kita semua mahu terus menyumbang bakti kepada negara kita ini mengikut keupayaan masing-masing, biarpun dalam bentuk yang berbeza. Malaysia adalah negara kita bersama," katanya.

Kes Adam Adli: Pembesar dibela, rakyat ditindas

Posted: 19 May 2013 08:45 PM PDT

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KUALA LUMPUR: Kenapa Adam Adli menjadi mangsa? Kenapa Adam Adli ditangkap? Kelihatan Umno dan BN sangat takut kepada Adam Adli? Mengapa Adam Adli disoal siasat?

Demikian pertanyaan yang dilontar Ketua Dewan Pemuda PAS Malaysia, Nasrudin Hassan dalam satu kenyataan.

"Jelas tindakan pihak berkuasa hanya membela pembesar sebaliknya menindas rakyat serta seorang anak muda yang bersuara agar suara keinginannya didengari oleh pemerintah," ujarnya yang juga Ahli Parlimen Temerloh.

Beliau juga mempersoalkan sewaktu Utusan Malaysia menyiarkan kenyataan perkauman jijik dan penuh hasutan "Apa lagi orang cina mahu?", kenapa pihak berkuasa tidak mengambil tindakan tegas untuk menahan editornya, membatalkan permit penerbitannya serta mereka yang bertanggungjawab mengungkapkan kenyataan tersebut.


Begitu juga, ujarnya semasa Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi mengeluarkan kenyataan melampau berbau hasutan apabila beliau mendesak pihak yang menentang penyelewengan dan penipuan dalam pilihanraya, keluar dari negara ini di mana pihak berkuasa dan kenapa tidak tahan dan soal siasat pemimpin yang dangkal itu.


"Tatkala Menteri Besar Negeri Terengganu mengeluarkan kenyataan penuh emosi, berdendam dengan rakyat dan jelas menghasut serta mencetus kebencian di kalangan rakyat apabila menteri besar cap ayam ini mengatakan mana-mana kawasan yang sokong pembangkang atau tidak sokong BN tidak akan diberi bantuan.

"Kenapa pihak berkuasa tidak bertindak? Mengapa mereka tidak menangkap menteri besar yang tidak ada kelas ini?" tanya beliau lagi.


Bagi beliau, itulah wajah sebenar pemerintah negara ini, menjadi pemangsa ke atas rakyat sendiri.

Katanya, bukan sahaja suara rakyat tidak didengari malah rakyat pula dibelasah hanya kerana mereka berkuasa dan terus mahu kekal berkuasa. 

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Justeru, beliau mewakili seluruh warga Dewan Pemuda PAS Malaysia mendoakan agar Adam Adli tidak patah semangat mendepani ujian getir perjuangan ini.
"Serentak itu kami mengecam sekeras-kerasnya tindakan tidak bertamadun yang dilakukan oleh pihak berkuasa ke atas saudara Adam Adli.

"Saya juga menyeru agar anak muda bangkit menolak kerajaan yang rakus dan zalim ini," tegasnya.

Adam Adli direman 5 hari

Posted: 19 May 2013 08:18 PM PDT

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Kuala Lumpur: Pelajar Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI), Adam Adli Abd Halim, yang ditahan mengikut Seksyen 4(1)(C) Akta Hasutan 1948, kelmarin, direman semalam hingga Khamis ini. 

Peguam Adam Adli, Latheefa Koya, berkata polis memohon reman tujuh hari daripada Majistret Kuala Lumpur, namun dikurangkan kepada lima hari selepas bantahan dikemukakan. 


Pihaknya terkejut dimaklumkan penahanan Adam Adli mengikut Akta Hasutan 1948 dan Seksyen 124B Kanun Keseksaan kerana memudaratkan negara yang boleh dijatuhkan hukuman penjara 20 tahun, jika sabit kesalahan. 


Beliau percaya ia kes pertama disiasat mengikut Seksyen 124B Kanun Keseksaan di bawah Undang-Undang Kesalahan Keselamatan (Langkah-Langkah Khas) 2012. 

Saya dimaklumkan sehingga petang ini (semalam), tiada keterangan diambil daripada Adam Adli dan ia menimbulkan persoalan kerana tujuan penahanan adalah bagi tujuan penyiasatan. Pasukan peguam yang mewakili Adam Adli akan membuat rayuan di Mahkamah Tinggi berhubung tindakan penahanan terbabit, katanya di Balai Polis Jinjang, di sini, semalam.

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Voting denial proves phantom voters, integrity of ICs in doubt, says Rafizi

Posted: 20 May 2013 12:15 AM PDT

The Malaysian Insider

PKR's Rafizi Ramli today offered proof of phantom voters, which he alleged was widespread fraud that could potentially "discredit" the recently-concluded general election, besides put the integrity of Malaysia's identity card in doubt.

"The moment you have similar IC used by different people, so much so that the genuine or actual person proving the identity is denied to vote, that means this is part of a bigger planning to allow phantom voters to come in," the PKR strategy director said at a press conference.

Rafizi (picture)listed eight people who had approached PKR about being denied their right to vote as others had already voted in their names, while also showing reporters the police reports which he said they had lodged voluntarily.

The Pandan MP said that these complaints were also made in the constituencies where the federal opposition Pakatan Rakyat (PR) had won, which he said showed that the alleged electoral fraud was "widespread" and "systemic".

But Rafizi said that such evidence has bigger implications than just proving the existence of phantom voters in the electoral roll, claiming that the National Registration Department (NRD) had failed to guarantee that the country's ICs are genuine and unique to all Malaysians.

"What comfort do we have that our ICs are now not subjected to counterfeiting, not subjected to fraud, where people can have multiple ICs to do various things with different identities?" he asked.

In Sabah, a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) panel today resumed its hearings on the state's illegal immigrants issue and allegations that foreigners were given citizenship in exchange for their votes.

PKR: GST will ‘punish the poor’, BN should cut corruption first

Posted: 19 May 2013 11:36 PM PDT

The Malaysian Insider

The Barisan Nasional (BN) government should not introduce the "regressive" Goods and Services Tax (GST) which, together with promised tax cuts, will "punish the poor", PKR's Wong Chen has said.

"It is regressive, it punishes the poor rather than the rich," the PKR trade and investment bureau chief said of the proposed GST scheme at the party's headquarters here today.

Wong (picture)claimed that the BN government's rationale of bringing in the new tax scheme to widen the tax base was "fundamentally flawed".

The Kelana Jaya MP explained that the majority of Malaysians are not evading the payment of tax to the government, but are instead earning too little to pay taxes.

It is estimated that currently only about 10 per cent of Malaysia's 28 million population pay taxes.

Wong also said the BN administration should look at tackling corruption and dubious mega-projects first before looking at implementing the GST.

Umno Baru’s hidden agenda

Posted: 19 May 2013 11:10 PM PDT

Malaysiakini

When Ahmad Zahid Hamidi – the new home minister – told disgruntled opposition supporters that they should migrate if they were unhappy with the results of GE13, he had unwittingly confessed that Umno Baru has a hidden agenda.

This little-known plan is Umno Baru's mass immigration policy and is a deliberate ploy fuelled by political self-interests. Asking people to emigrate will ensure that Malaysia is populated largely by Umno Baru-putras and selected foreigners.

Zahid reluctantly acknowledged that the rakyat was disappointed with the rigging of the polls, but at the same time, he revealed the fears of Umno Baru leaders. The cheating did not go as smoothly and secretly as they had intended.

Zahid possesses neither charisma nor intellect. His oft repeated line is for people to shape up or ship out. With each new political appointment, he stuns us with his ability to set new standards for boorish behaviour.

azlanIn 2008, he was appointed a minister in the Prime Minister's Department of Abdullah Ahmad Badawi with a portfolio which included religious affairs and agencies like the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim). He caused controversy when he warned officers that they had to support the government's policies, or leave.

When Abdullah resigned and Najib Abdul Razak took over in 2009, Zahid was made the defence minister. He invited criticism when he said that the low percentage of non-Malays in the armed forces showed that they lacked patriotism.

Last week, Zahid could not resist baiting the public, telling the people who opposed the results of GE13 to "migrate elsewhere".

Now, one out of every seven people in the country is a foreigner. If we were to follow Zahid's advice, this would increase to one in five. This is based upon a population of 28 million, however, none of the rakyat know the true population of the country. The census figures are another of Umno Baru's dirty little secrets, which they use to exert control over the rakyat.

Zahid has the ability to make remarks without thinking of the consequences. Perhaps his mouth works faster than his brain. On the other hand, his boss, Najib prefers to keep mum when ministers make provocative statements.

A history with Najib and Anwar

The two men – Zahid and Najib – share a long history which started when Zahid became Najib's political secretary in 1986, but Zahid has also been closely linked with Anwar.

In 1998, Zahid supported calls for the then prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad to curb cronyism and nepotism. After a brief period of incarceration, Zahid claimed that he had been duped by Anwar to challenge Mahathir.

After a much publicised apology to Mahathir, Zahid returned to Umno Baru, presumably with more than just his reputation bolstered.

Malaysia's youth are not as easily fooled by Umno Baru's tactics, social networking sites keep them informed and in GE13, they demanded fairness and change.

NONEInfluential people like student activist Adam Adli have been threatened with sedition, Seri Setia assemblyperson Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad (left) has been charged with organising a mass rally, and Anwar Ibrahim has predicted that the authorities will be arresting him soon.

Most of us are shaped by our experiences in youth. Friends who grew up with Mahathir claim that the young Mahathir saw a lot of poverty on his rounds as a doctor. He would have known about the economic disparities between the various races, and to be fair, he treated many people without charge.

When he became a politician, Mahathir probably realised that his affirmative action policies could not remain in perpetuity. He knew that as Malays became better educated and more affluent, they would not return to the rural areas.

He understood that as people became increasingly exposed to global changes and opened their minds to different experiences, his affirmative action polices would lose their appeal.

mahathir um forum 140313 01Mahathir (right) knew that if ordinary Malaysians refused to vote for Umno Baru, he would have to bring people in from overseas to address the shortfall.

Our poorer neighbours – Indonesia, the Philippines, Burma, Bangladesh and Pakistan – have several million people who would willingly work for longer hours and less money. By giving them jobs and promising them citizenship, they became indebted to Mahathir.

Only Malays may join Umno Baru, and hence only Malays are likely to vote for Umno Baru, so only Muslims who could become 'instant Malays' were imported.

Mahathir used these people, in a most evil fashion, to provide short-term economic benefits at the expense of ordinary Malaysians. His desire to give Umno Baru (and BN) long-term political and electoral advantages was even more pernicious.

The difficulty of introducing a Malaysian minimum working wage is widely known. Why would the authorities and employers approve this policy, when laws exist to import cheap labour to depress wages and control the people, the economy and future votes?

Rural folk made vulnerable

Mahathir abused people in the rural areas, as they were more vulnerable. He continued to neglect the rural communities by not providing job opportunities or by depriving them of infrastructure and services.

Many children of Felda settlers are graduates, but they are hampered by a lack of suitable jobs back in their communities and cannot make a valuable contribution to society.

Friends have complained of large numbers of Felda graduates who are unemployed. Some hold degrees in aeronautical engineering which cannot benefit their community, whilst others have complained that some graduates have skills which are not put to good use in their areas.

In the end, the disheartened youth gravitate to the cities, to be followed shortly by the older generation. Then, the rural areas become depopulated, and to sustain the economy, more foreign workers are smuggled in by the authorities.

With more foreigners, both legal and illegal being imported, the Umno Baru vote bank is endless. The migrants provide Umno Baru with votes, they generate production on the estates and boost the economy.

Umno Baru does not care that the urban areas are bursting with displaced Malaysians from the surrounding countryside.

azlanRecently, parts of some cities are also being populated by foreigners. Malaysians have complained about a decline in services provided by hospitals, schools and community housing. The worst places record high rates of crime.

We know that from the 1980s onwards, Indians were displaced from the estates when plantations took over large tracts of land, perhaps, to satisfy Mahathir.

If the import of foreigners is not properly managed in the near future, the remaining Felda settlers and rural Malays will complete the exodus to the cities.

When that happens, and the Malays finally realise that Umno Baru has duped them, the recriminations will begin in earnest and Umno Baru will face a severe backlash from a cynical Malay community.

Then, politicians like Ahmad Zahid will wish that they had acceded to the relatively mild demands of free and fair elections from genuine Malaysians, rather than tell them to migrate.

Rafizi reveals evidence of phantom voters, dares Khairy to show his stand on GE fraud

Posted: 19 May 2013 11:08 PM PDT

Malaysia-Chronicle

Newly-elected MP for Pandan Rafizi Ramli challenged Khairy Jamaluddin, Umno’s newly-appointed minister, to speak up on the issue of phantom voters, which the political Opposition in the country has blamed as being one of the main factors that “robbed” them of victory at the May 5 general election.

“I would welcome Khairy who has happily assumed his seat in the Cabinet to speak up on this matter. He models himself as a reformist – so what does he have to say in the face of the mass of evidence that has been accumulated,” Rafizi Ramli, who is also the PKR strategy director, told a press conference on Monday.

The 36-year-old Rafizi had earlier revealed the names of 8 voters who have lodged police reports when they were barred from voting after the records showed that “other people had already voted using their names”.

“This implies that false ICs (identification cards) may have been issued by the National Registration Department to allow the phantom voters to go to the balloting stations and cast their votes,” said Rafizi.

PKR to start revealing electoral fraud evidence

Posted: 19 May 2013 11:05 PM PDT

Malaysiakini

PKR director of strategy Rafizi Ramli today revealed the names of eight individuals who had made police reports about someone else voting on their behalf across the country, which he says proves the existence of phantom voters.

NONEHe added that PKR will start revealing evidence of electoral fraud that happened during the May 5 election beginning this week.

Rafizi (right) said that the party and Pakatan Rakyat coalition have now collected enough evidence and will be releasing them periodically.

"We will have one press conference every two or three days to reveal things to the media, while others will go into our election petitions," said the newly-elected Pandan MP.

Benarkah Zahid Hamidi Nak Tangkap Anwar?

Posted: 19 May 2013 12:32 AM PDT

Greenboc

Bernarkah Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Menteri Keselamatan Dalam Negeri bercita-cita untuk menangkap DS Anwar Ibrahim atau ia sekadar propagnda murahan akhbar pencacai yang begitu tertekan dengan sambutan rakyat terhadap siri perhimpunan yang diadakan oleh Pakatan Rakyat di seluruh negara?

Jika benar Ahmad Zahid Hamidi bercita-cita demikian, yang akan menerima kesan negatif paling besar ialah UMNO BN sendiri kerana masing-masing sudah pun melihat bagaimana sambutan rakyat terhadap Anwar malah segala kempen dan perancangan untuk menghancurkan kareer Anwar tidak berjaya. Malah apa yang berlaku ialah di sebaliknya dimana “majoriti” rakyat menyokong Anwar. Saya menekankan perkataan “majoriti” kerana itulah hakikatnya, Pakatan Rakyat berjaya memperolehi “majoriti” undi popular semasa PRU13 yang lalu.

Hanya “persempadanan” yang dilakukan oleh SPR menyebabkan majoriti “bilangan kerusi” tidak dimenangi oleh Pakatan Rakyat. Hal itu pun masih banyak menimbulkan keraguan kerana petisyen akan berlaku selepas ini yang mana sekurang-kurangnya 27 kerusi parlimen kini sedang diteliti oleh Pengarah Strategi KEADILAN, Rafizi Ramli.

UMNO BN tetap tumbang kerana sepertimana GB selalu ungkapkan, hukum kebenaran dan keadilan akan tetap berjalan. Kemenangan dengan cara penipuan tetap tiada keberkatan dan kemenangan secara demikian tidak mempunyai dasar yang kukuh untuk bertahan lama.

60,000 defy police warning, attend ‘thanksgiving’ rally

Posted: 18 May 2013 11:14 PM PDT

Malaysiakini

Despite police warning that the rally was illegal, thousands turned up for a Pakatan Rakyat state government sponsored 'thanksgiving’ event at the Esplanade in Penang last night.

The crowd, mostly youths sporting black T-shirts armed with plastic vuvuzela horns, appeared to hold fast to the spirit of Blackout 505, Pakatan’s clarion call against alleged election fraud and vote buying in the May 5 general elections.

“In most countries if such incidents of fraud happen, there would have been massive civil strike,” said Pakatan leader Anwar Ibrahim, the last speaker for the night.

“Prime Minister Najib Razak should thank Pakatan for maintaining peace and calm in all our protests,” said the former deputy prime minister.

penang save democracy rally 180513 anwar lim guan eng“In all states, from Penang toPerakJohorNegeri Sembilanand Pahang, we held peaceful rallies yet Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi say these were illegal,” he lamented.

“I want to tell them, they can try to declare our rallies illegal but they can never stop people’s power because the people’s voice is mighty (suara rakyat suara keramat),” he shouted to loud applause from the crowd.

Anwar said it was impossible to accept the results of the general elections when there were close to30 seats in doubt, while BN retained Putrajaya although it managed to obtain only 48 percent of the popular vote.

“They asked us to accept the cheating and the robbery? Your car or home is stolen from you and they tell you to accept the reality? Reality, my foot!” he exclaimed.

“This is fraud, there is no way any citizen of Malaysia should accept this fraud,” added the Permatang Pauh MP.

“If there are any seats where Umno or BN had won, and we don’t have evidence of cheating, we would accept the results, we would concede,” he stressed.

“But in the 30 seats that we lost, we have evidence of electoral fraud and we shall challenge these results,” he vowed.

A celebrity’s welcome

When he arrived at 9.40pm, Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng was given a celebrity’s welcome, with loud cheers from the crowd, many of whom also blared their vuvuzelas repeatedly.
Lim estimated the crowd size to be about 60,000, thanking the Penang voters for giving Pakatan another term to rule the state.

He later introduced his team of state cabinet members to the crowd, saying they were specially picked to serve the people.

penang save democracy rally 180513 pakatan leadersLim then condemned the proposed implementation of the goods and services tax (GST), saying Pakatan would go all out in Parliament to fight the new tax.

“You give people RM500 BR1M money, and you want to get back millions by implementing the GST?” queried the DAP secretary-general.

“We will not accept this, we will go all out and fight it.

“You cannot impose this tax on the 52 percent majority (of those who voted for Pakatan) because you are a minority (government),” Lim chided.

He was referring to a statement by Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Idris Jala who said the new tax can guarantee additional revenue of RM20 billion to RM27 billion for the government.

“I know BN has no more money, so what you have to do is stop being corrupt. Why not let us be the government and we will show you good governance,” he boasted, drawing loud cheers of approval from the Pakatan supporters.

During his speech, DAP national chairman Karpal Singh spoke about the right to assemble, while commending the crowd for being courageous enough to attend the rally despite the threat that the event was “illegal”.

“Let me warn the police this is not an illegal assembly but a gathering of citizens who want to express their concerns at the general elections results,” said the Bukit Gelugor MP.

The event ended at midnight, and with the police stationed at strategic locations leading to the Esplanade, no untoward incident or traffic congestion happened.

penang save democracy rally 180513 ramasamyMeanwhile, Zahid gave Pakatan fodder to condemn Najib’s new cabinet with his maiden articlein Utusan Malaysia as home minister on Thursday although hedenied being a “racist”, arguing that his comments were merely “practical”.

Deputy Chief Minister II P Ramasamy said Zahid should be arrested and jailed for his “seditious” statement telling those who do not accept the results of the general elections to leave the country.

The crowd blew their vuvuzelas wildly in approval to Ramasamy’s suggestion..

“But is Najib brave enough to do this? No, he is a coward,” added the Prai assemblyperson.

Spread news to rural areas

New state exco for youths and sports, women, family and community development and arts Chong Eng, who switched from being a member of parliament to a state assembly representative, thanked Penangites for voting in Pakatan with a resounding victory despite all the challenges and temptations they faced before and during the 15-day campaign period.

“You have proven that you cannot be swayed by money or empty promises or threats, you are the best,” she said to loud applause from the crowd.

She spoke about how important press freedom was to effect change, especially in the rural areas, as well as Sabah and Sarawak, where Pakatan failed to capture the necessary seats to enable it to seize Putrajaya from BN.

“If we have our own TV station, I am sure Malaysia would have changed already. Democracy without press freedom is not complete or a matured democracy,” added the Padang Lalang assemblywoman.

“So please, go to the rural areas, bring your laptops or your iPads and share with the people the information you have from the Internet and online news like Malaysiakini and Malaysian Insider so that they would have proper access to information,” she added.

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