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Whose sin is it when Muslims adhere to a JAKIM screw up?

October 18, 2013

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So the Shia in Malaysia are taking their plight of persecution here at the instance of the UMNO-led BN government to the United Nations, reports Malaysiakini. You may or may not know this, but on 23rd June, 1996, the Islamic religious authorities issued a fatwa declaring that “ajaran Islam yang lain daripada pegangan Ahli Sunnah Wal Jamaah […]

Who is to blame for the deaths of our soldiers? The Baling Peace Talks revisited

September 24, 2013

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The title of this post is taken from a piece written by Dr Jeyakumar which I have reproduced below. I had the honour of participating in the reading of the 1955 Baling Talks at the Singapore Arts Festival in 2011. After reading the entire unedited script of those talks, I was left with the distinct feeling […]

Press Statement : The massive economic empowerment agenda for Bumiputra

September 17, 2013

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Note : The moderator of this blog fully associates with the views expressed by Saudara Dr Jayakumar here. ___________________________ On 14th September 2013, the Prime Minister announced a RM 30 billion package of programs to “empower” the Bumiputra population in the country who are still lagging behind economically. The data quoted by UMNO leaders is that the mean […]

Its 50th, not 56th Malaysia Day!

August 30, 2013

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By Jayanath Appudurai ____________________________ This is how we continue to insult and alienate our fellow citizens in Sabah and Sarawak! The ignoramus in Malaya – politicians, pundits, editors,journalists, advertisers; including ‘ I was there at the Padang down memory lane ramblers – continue to use ‘ Happy 56th Birthday Malaysia’. The historical fact is that […]

ABU War Fund second audit : Auditors report

August 29, 2013

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On 23rd May, this year, about an hour after I was arrested, someone or a group of people sent in a bullet payment of one large sum into the ABU account. A week later, that individual or group of persons sent in a similar amount And the following week, a half of the earlier amount […]

JAKIM, deal with Syed Akbar Ali first before you go for Chetz

August 6, 2013

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Malaysiakini reports today that JAKIM is still calling for Chetz to be punished, so that it serves as a lesson for others. First, see once more the action of Chetz that JAKIM finds to be an insult to Islam. This is Syed Akbar Ali, Dr M’s chief spin doctor. This is what he wrote as a comment […]

In solidarity with Chetz Yusof, Pak Mie and Lina

August 5, 2013

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I’ve been charged for sedition for what I said in the KL & Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall on the night of 13th May, this  year. Fine. We will fight this out in court. But arrest Maznah Mohd Yusof, also known as Chetz Yong, to investigate her for possible sedition over an Aidilfitri video featuring her dogs? […]

Innocent until proven otherwise, and yet…

May 30, 2013

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Early 90’s, the Jalan Duta courts were then housed in wooden longhouses. I was then just a couple of years in legal practise. Yes, still young and naïve. I stepped into the chambers of the senior High Court criminal court judge one day to complain about  suspects who were brought barefoot to court for their cases, their legs […]

When the going gets tough, bomb out your own ceramah and centres

April 26, 2013

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Remember the cow head protest in August 2009 in Shah Alam? Carried out by UMNO bozos from Shah Alam, but they tried to create the impression that the protestors present were not just UMNO members, but also from PKR and PAS? Remember? Remember Hishamuddin speaking out in defence of those protestors at a press conference […]

Hindraf compromised? Dr Paraman responds

March 29, 2013

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I mentioned Dr Paraman twice in my “The uncompromising position of ABU, and a compromised Hindraf?” post. I received an email from Dr Paraman this morning. Whilst he did not dispute the factual context in which his name was mentioned, in his usual calm and courteous manner, he has taken exception to much of my […]

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