Today is the 25th anniversary of Operation Lalang in 1987.
Never forget that fateful period when over a hundred Malaysians were unjustly detained without trial.
And never forget who was responsible for their incarceration.
And don’t forget there are still a couple of dozen ISA detainees still in Kamunting – even though the ISA has been abolished only to be replaced by the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act.
Aliran’s immediate past president P Ramakrishnan reminds us of that dark episode a quarter of a century ago and looks ahead at the coming general election. See his statement on the Aliran website.