Browsing All Posts filed under »Right to know«

So who is Malaysian Official 1?

July 21, 2016

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Just before 1am this morning, and then a little after 1am, Malaysiakini carried two reports relating to the forfeiture lawsuits filed by the US Justice Department to recover some 17 assets said to have been acquired using funds diverted from 1MDB. Parties named are Najib’s step-son, Riza Aziz,  Jho Low and two former Abu Dhabi officials. […]

Ignore the hudud issue at your own peril

June 5, 2016

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In 1988, the Federal Constitution was amended to introduce a new Article 121 (1A). The whys and wherefores for this amendment will have to be left to be discussed another day. Suffice to say for now that at the time the Bill was debated in Parliament, both Kit Siang and Karpal were in detention under […]

Debate : Special rights or special position for Malays under the Constitution? – KJ vs HI?

November 27, 2014

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Since August, this year, whenever I have had the opportunity to speak and share, especially with Malays, I have made it a point to share two points that I feel Malays really need to hear and give thought to. First, that this whole business of ‘ketuanan Melayu’ violently conflicts with the final sermon of the […]

Stop distorting the truth, Hamid

September 7, 2014

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Former Chief Justice Abdul Hamid Mohamad today said that it was only the Malays who truly fought for the country’s independence – Malaysiakini He is also reported to have said that non-Malays only joined the movement for independence when “they realised that independence will be a reality and will thus protect their interests”. So, with […]

Gross misreporting

August 29, 2014

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By Singa Terhormat Several websites have lately reported that “authorities confirmed that three Malaysian women had gone to the Middle East to join up with Isis forces.” (emphasis added) Who exactly theses “authorities” are is not mentioned. These websites further reported that “Jihad Al-Nikah refers to a controversial concept where Sunni women allegedly offer themselves […]

Gameplan – Get rid of Khalid

August 8, 2014

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Moderator’s note : A week back, Sivaji ( not his real name ) contacted me. It had been quite a while since we last spoke, and I knew that he had been quite involved  in PKR. He asked if we could meet. I told him that I was quite pressed for time given my Negara-Ku […]

On whose neck will the dirty dossier come down like the Sword of Damocles? Khalid’s or PKR’s?

August 6, 2014

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So, the much spoken of ‘Khalid dirty deeds’ dossier is out and about. I haven’t seen the full text of the dossier, and so, like many of you, have been dependent on news reports as to its contents. Khalid obviously is not losing sleep over it, and has got his boys to go over to […]

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