Media Statements

Azmi right in concluding most convicted drug traffickers are mules, not the actual kingpins and that the death penalty has been ineffective in drug cases

MEDIA STATEMENT   I read, with interest, the views of Universiti Malaya Associate Professor Azmi Sharom that the death penalty ought to be abolished, particularly in drug related offences (‘Drug mules are being sent to gallows, not kingpins’, Malaysiakini, 22.1.2019). Azmi is right in concluding that the vast majority of convicted drug traffickers are mules …

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Aziz’ call for repeal of Sedition Act 1948 disturbing and fear inducing

MEDIA STATEMENT   The statement by lawyer Abdul Aziz Abdul Rahman that calling for the repeal of the Sedition Act, 1948 is in itself seditious is disturbing and can create a fear of engaging in public discourse as to whether the said legislation is still relevant in Malaysia Baharu. As correctly pointed out by lawyer …

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2019 Thaipusam Message By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 21.1.2019

DAP wishes all Hindus a Happy Thaipusam, a celebration of the triumph over evil, a fulfilment of our vows and promises in our victory in overcoming the evil teachings of greed, hatred and arrogance. This is the first year that  Thaipusam is celebrated after Malaysians united together to defeat corruption and establish a people-centric government …

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Cameron Highlands must be the benchmark for progress, justice and equality as Malaysia celebrates her first Ponggal celebration post GE14 to honour the men and women who have tirelessly harvested and toiled the earth to bring prosperity, goodwill and food in a Malaysia Baru

Media statement by DAP Member of Parliament for Batu Kawan and International Secretary for Wanita DAP and member of the Parliamentary Special Select Committee on Rights and Gender Equality Kasthuri Patto on Monday 14 January 2019 in London on an official visit with the Speaker of the Dewan Rakyat to the UK Parliament from the 14-17 …

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Ramkarpal urges public updates on the investigations for Teoh Beng Hock’s case

MEDIA STATEMENT   I am glad that Minister of Home Affairs Tan Sri Muhyddin Yassin has clarified his position that further investigations into the death of Teoh Beng Hock has commenced with the setting up of a special taskforce which has submitted its investigation papers to the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) on 18.10.2018 (see: “Beng Hock’s …

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Muhyddin urged to instruct IGP to reopen investigations into Teoh’s death

MEDIA STATEMENT   The failure of the Minister of Home Affairs to direct the Inspector General of Police to reopen investigations into the death of Teoh Beng Hock despite being urged to do so by the Attorney General is baffling and deeply regretted. Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is on record as having said that investigations …

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Former Ministers has no moral right to plead innocence by feigning ignorance over the Najib administration’s compromise of Malaysian interest to foreign countries to bail out 1MDB

Media Statement by Tony Pua, Member of Parliament for Damansara and Political Secretary to Minister of Finance in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday, 9 January 2019:   The Wall Street Journal exposed yesterday that the former Prime Minister has compromised Malaysia’s national interest by, among other measures, offering lucrative infrastructure contracts to China-owned companies in exchange …

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We need law to criminalise hate speech against ethnicity, religious groups or gender

Media statement by Member of Parliament for Batu Kawan and International Secretary for Wanita DAP and member of the Parliamentary Special Select Committee on Rights and Gender Equality Kasthuri Patto on Friday 4 January 2019 in Penang   The rise of hate speech and hate crimes reflects the seriousness and urgency by the Pakatan Harapan …

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Pertumbuhan Ekonomi Dan Kekayaan Yang Dinikmati Semua Adalah Penawar Terbaik Untuk Politik Polarisasi Yang Meracun, Eksploitasi Sentimen Perkauman Dan Pelampauan Agama, Yang Menggugat Tatanegara Malaysia

Ucapan Tahun Baru 2019 DAP oleh Setiausaha Agung DAP dan Ahli Parlimen Bagan Lim Guan Eng di Kuala Lumpur pada 1.1.2019   Di penghujung 2018, rakyat Malaysia berpeluang meraikan perubahan kerajaan buat kali pertama setelah 61 tahun yang berlaku sekali seumur hidup. Walaupun korupsi yang berakar dan penyalahgunaan kuasa antara sebab-sebab untuk kejayaan besar gabungan …

Pertumbuhan Ekonomi Dan Kekayaan Yang Dinikmati Semua Adalah Penawar Terbaik Untuk Politik Polarisasi Yang Meracun, Eksploitasi Sentimen Perkauman Dan Pelampauan Agama, Yang Menggugat Tatanegara Malaysia Read More »

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