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MCA in denial over their role in suppressing human rights

MP SPEAKS | MCA’s Ti Lian Ker should watch what he says when making allegations against DAP, when it was Najib Abdul Razak, then acting Umno Youth Chief and now BN chairperson, who rallied the rowdy, racist crowd in 1987 at the TPCA Stadium 10 days before Operasi Lalang.

I cannot agree with Mat Sabu more …….

It’s education and democracy, not “nonsensical laws” that can tackle terrorism, said Amanah president Mohamad Sabu. “Stop terrorism with education, democracy and so on. “There’s no need to enact new laws. The old acts were nonsense. The Sedition Act is nonsense too,” Mohamad told reporters at the DAP retreat in Subang Jaya today. The government […]

Jawapan Parlimen Berkenaan sebab Kementerian mengharamkan Perhimpunan Bersih 4 yang mempromosi demokrasi dan pilihanraya yang bersih, tetapi memberi kelulusan kepada Perhimpunan Kebangkitan Maruah Melayu yang penuh berbaur perkauman diadakan.

TARIKH : 27 OKTOBER 2015 NO. SOALAN : 48 Minta MENTERI DALAM NEGERI menyatakan sebab Kementerian mengharamkan Perhimpunan Bersih 4 yang mempunyai objektif yang mempromosi demokrasi dan pilihanraya yang bersih, tetapi memberi kelulusan kepada Perhimpunan Kebangkitan Maruah Melayu yang berpakaian merah yang penuh berbaur perkauman diadakan. JAWAPAN:

Najib a self-styled reformer whose talk rings hollow

KUALA LUMPUR: Najib Razak’s U-turns on promised reforms and his silence in the face of political tension has proven that he is not capable of change, said MP for Seputeh Teresa Kok in a statement today. Calling the prime minister a “self-styled reformer”, Teresa also said, “Time has certainly proven that he is not a […]

With introduction of more repressive laws, Najib is ignoring Muhyiddin’s warning and public sentiment at his own peril

Despite massive and legitimate criticisms against the new anti terrorism bill (POTA) and calls to defer it, the BN government decided to bulldoze it in Parliament on Monday. The Malaysian Human Rights Commission has today said that the bill is not in line with international human rights standards and the country’s position in top world […]

Malaysian Bar calls anti-terror bill ‘shameless revival of ISA’

The Malaysian Bar has urged Putrajaya to withdraw the recently tabled Prevention of Terrorism Bill 2015 (Pota) and bring all other legislation into line with its commitment to respect the rule of law and principle of natural justice. Malaysian Bar president Steven Thiru said the bill should be withdrawn because the anti-terrorism bill was another […]