Category: Human rights
This polls ends at 5.00pm today.
Here’s is the reformist Najib speaking:
And the ultimate ‘gostan’.
What a letdown.
Blog reader Ed G writes:
The ISA was enacted in 1960 after Malayan independence. The then Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tunku Abdul Rahman, defined the purpose of the act as to “be used solely against the communists… My Cabinet colleagues and I gave a solemn promise to Parliament and the nation that the immense powers given to the government under the ISA would never be used to stifle legitimate opposition and silence lawful dissent”. (more…)
Come on everyone, let’s show our support – and have some fun in the process – for the rights of migrants and refugees, who often suffer much exploitation and abuse.
Aliran is appalled at yesterday’s disruption of an anti-Sedition Act gathering at Speakers’ Square in Penang by a group of thugs. (Read the full statement at the link above.)