Saturday, December 22, 2007

Fruit from a poisonous tree will be poisonous

I read a very good article from Raja Petra...

Fruit from a poisonous tree will be poisonous

Posted by Raja Petra
Wednesday, 19 December 2007

They say only Islam is good, all other religions are bad. And those with no religion whatsoever or atheists are even worse. But these people from the good religion want the government to do bad things. That is what troubles me to no end. How can a good religion make people want to be bad?

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

What you can do to help?

Dear Comrades and friends,

These are the people been arrested so far. Currently almost all detainees has been taken their statement. But no indication of release.
We need to call and pressure OCCI IPK KL , ACP Koh 019-8813050 or DSP Rosly 03-21460522.

S. Arutchelvan (Sec-Gen of PSM)
A. Sivarajan
Dr Nasir Hashim (Chair, PSM)
Tian Chua (Information Bureau chief, PKR)
Dr. Lo' Lo' Ghazali
Dr. Hatta Ramli (Treasurer, PAS)
Abdul Razak Ismail
Ang Hiok Gai
Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim (Sec-Gen of PKR)
Ustazah Nuridah Mohd Salleh
Azira Ariffin
Hashim Awang
Abdul Muhaimin Roslan (13-year-old)
Mohd Sabri Shafie
Mohabadilah Muda
Ustaz Nasruddin Tantawi
Dr Dzulkifli Ahmad
Yap Swee Seng
Wong Chin Huat
Mokhtar Rozaidi

More than 23 arrested today for trying to deliver a Bersih memorandum to Parliament

11 December 2007

Continued crackdown:
23 arrested in relation to BERSIH's submission of memorandum to Parliament

The government's crackdown on peaceful assembly continued, when the police arrested 23 individuals, including SUARAM executive director Yap Swee Seng, in relation to BERSIH's submission of a memorandum to the Parliament this morning.

Those arrested are reported to be held at the Kuala Lumpur Contingent Police Headquarters (IPK Kuala Lumpur). As of 2pm, 23 individuals are confirmed to be detained at IPK Kuala Lumpur.

Arrested at Lake Gardens (11am)
16 of them were arrested near Lake Gardens, when they were on the way to the Parliament:
1. S. Arutchelvan
2. Sivarajan Arumugam
3. Dr. Nasir Hashim
4. Tian Chua
5. Dr. Hatta Muhd Ramli
6. Abdul Razak Ismail
7. Dr Lo' Lo' Hj Muhd Ghazali
8. Ang Hiok Gai
9. Nurida Md Salleh
10. Sabri Shafie
11. Hashim Awang
12. Azira Ariffin
13. Nasruddin Hassan Tentawi
14. Abdul Muhaimin Roslan (13 years old)
15. Muhd Badillah Muda.
16. Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim

Arrested at the Parliament (1pm)
Another 6 were arrested as they were leaving the Parliament building at approximately 1.00-1.30pm, after submitting the memorandum to the Parliament:
1. Dr Dzulkifli Ahmad
2. Yap Swee Seng
3. Wong Chin Huat
4. V. Gayathry
5. Mien Lor
6. Mokhtar Rozaidi

Arrested in front of IPK Kuala Lumpur (2pm)
At approximately 2pm, another activist, Noorashimah, was arrested in front of the Kuala Lumpur Contingent Police Headquarters (IPK Kuala Lumpur) when she protested the arrests.

Police intimidation at PAS headquarters
The police have also reportedly surrounded the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) headquarters at Jalan Raja Laut, Kuala Lumpur.

SUARAM strongly condemns the Malaysian government and the police for their ongoing crackdown and attacks on freedom of assembly, a fundamental right which is guaranteed under the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Federal Constitution of Malaysia. We demand for the unconditional and immediate release of all those arrested.

Urgent actions needed:
Please write protest letters to the government and the police to express your strongest condemnation and outrage on the latest arrests and the ongoing crackdown on freedom of assembly and all form of dissent and criticisms. Please also demand the Malaysian government for the immediate and unconditional release of all those arrested.

Your protest letters should be sent to:
1. Prime Minister of Malaysia
Dato' Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
Prime Minister's Office Malaysia
Perdana Putra Building,
Federal Government Administrative Centre,
Selangor, Malaysia.
Tel: + 60 3 8888 6000
Fax: + 60 3 8888 3444

2. Inspector-General of Police
Tan Sri Musa Hassan
Ibu Pejabat Polis Diraja Malaysia,
50560 Bukit Aman,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Tel: +603 2262 6015
Fax: +603 2272 5613

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