Students taking orders from party leaders
Feb 16, 06 3:20pm
I wish to comment on the reply from Wan Mohd Firdaus, as chairman of UKEC (United Kingdom Executive Committee for Malaysian Students), on accusations of non-independence of the student body.
It is gratifying to know that he takes his position seriously and endeavours to steer clear of partisan politics. However, the real situation in
First of all, I challenge the government in denying that some of the students in
The Malaysian Students Department in the
It is a fact that for those under government or government-linked scholarships, they will be told to refrain from organising, or even attending, events involving opposition leaders.
The MSD, being under the Malaysian High Commission in
To be truly independent, UKEC has to avoid making use of any facilities involving Umno, MCA or MIC. Otherwise, nothing is going to change the fact that the government has double standards when dealing with students under UUCA. (Subscribe and read full article in malaysiakini)