Archive for April, 2012

ISA May be Repealed in Bold Letters but Maintained in Fine Print

April 18, 2012

Prime Minister Najib Razak promised to abolish the ISA (Internal Security Act 1960) recently – a convenient promise with General Elections round the corner. He seems to make good his promise by tabling in Parliament the Security Offences (Special Measures) Bill 2012.

But voters beware! We know that the legal ‘reforms’ of the BN government work just like insurance policies, “What the bold print giveth, the fine print taketh away.” Don’t miss out the exclusion clauses in the fine print too. (more…)

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JAWI Friday Sermon Belies Malaysian Government’s Claim of Religious Tolerance

April 4, 2012
JAWI Friday Sermon Belies Malaysian Government’s Claim to Respect Other Religions and Forsake Intimation and Violence

Remember Martin Niemoller:

First they came for the communists,
and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a communist.
Then they came for the trade unionists,
and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a trade unionist.
Then they came for the Jews,
and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a Jew.
Then they came for me
and there was no one left to speak out for me. (more…)