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Rationale behind cross removal shows intolerance

KUALA LUMPUR: Teresa Kok today issued a strident statement saying that Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Khalid Abu Bakar made an error when he said that the church protest was about location and not a move against Christianity. The church is in a largely Malay-Muslim neighbourhood. On Sunday, April 19, a group of 50 protestors gathered […]

Zahid calls church protest seditious; IGP says no

PETALING JAYA: The Taman Medan church incident has uncovered a fundamental difference of understanding about sedition, a law which has gained much notoriety over recent months. Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Khalid Abu Bakar said that the protest against the church was not seditious as it did not touch the Christian faith. Charles Santiago, Member of […]

Dr M’s remarks on Altantuya murder, 1MDB not seditious, says top cop

The police today said remarks by former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad against Datuk Seri Najib Razak over issues related to the murder of Mongolian model Altantuya Shaariibuu and 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) were not seditious. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar in the Star Online report today said because Dr Mahathir […]

Sidang Media di Parlimen mengutuk penahanan penyunting dan wartawan The Malaysian Insider.

Pagi ini, Ahli Parlimen Pakatan Rakyat mengadakan sidang akhbar bersama untuk mengutuk penahanan penyunting dan wartawan The Makaysian Insiders (TMI) di lobi Parlimen. Kami merasa marah dan sedih untuk melihat bukan sahaja kebebasan bersuara dan berhimpun rakyat dikena larangan, tetapi kebebasan akhbar juga dicabuli oleh pihak polis dan pihak kerajaan secara pilihan. Polis ada hak […]

Police arrest TMI editors over hudud report

Police have arrested The Malaysian Insider’s managing editor Lionel Morais, Bahasa news editor Amin Shah Iskandar and features and analysis editor Zulkifli Sulong over a report on hudud related to the Conference of Rulers. Police together with Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) officials raided The Malaysian Insider’s office in Mutiara Damansara and made the […]

Police could have just called me, I would have gone to station, says PAS lawmaker

Shah Alam MP Khalid Samad today said police could have just called him instead of wasting its resources arresting him in the wee hours of Sunday. The PAS lawmaker said 10 policemen came to his house at 3.20am to arrest him. “I think it was an unwise action, a waste of manpower and time. If […]

‘Show me a tweet a BN leader has made that’s wrong and we’ll take the same action’

Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar today hit back at his detractors saying police only go after opposition members and leaders because they are the only ones breaking the law. He said this in response to the wide criticism that only opposition members were targeted by police compared with their BN counterparts. “The […]

Why set up special unit to handle sedition cases, DAP asks top cop

The DAP today questioned the need for special police unit D5 to investigate sedition cases when the focus should be on the threat and influence of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis) in Malaysia. Parliamentary leader Lim Kit Siang reminded Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar that there were more […]

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