Archive for category Abuse of Power

Call on MCA and Gerakan Ministers to inform the Information Minister and the Cabinet that the Justice Pao television series is the best educational material in the world to inculcate the values to fight corruption and abuses of power

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, 5th October 1995:

Call on MCA and Gerakan Ministers to inform the Information Minister and the Cabinet that the Justice Pao television series is the best educational material in the world to inculcate the values to fight corruption and abuses of power

The silence of the Cabinet on the Information Ministry ban on the Justice Pao television series is most, disappointing, as it means that the MCA and Gerakan Ministers have failed to raise the issue in the Cabinet, yesterday to get the ban removed. Read the rest of this entry »

Kit Siang highlights Police bias in investigations and Bakun project in his Parliamentary questions next month

By DAP Hqrs Information Office on Saturday, September 30, 1995:

Kit Siang highlights Police bias in investigations and Bakun project in his Parliamentary questions next month

Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, has made Police bias in investigations and the RM15 billion Bakun dam project as the two main highlights in his Parliamentary questions for next month. Read the rest of this entry »

Public Invitation to Deputy Land and Co-operatives Minister, Khalid Yunus to attend the National Conference Against Land Acquisition Abuses and Injustices in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday to prove that State Governments had not abused the Land Acquisition Act

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, January 6, 1995:

Public Invitation to Deputy Land and Co-operatives Minister, Khalid Yunus to attend the National Conference Against Land Acquisition Abuses and Injustices in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday to prove that State Governments had not abused the Land Acquisition Act

I publicly invite the Deputy Minister for Land and Co-operatives, Datuk Khalid Yunus to attend the National Conference Against Land Acquisition Abuses and Injustices at the Federal Hotel in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday to prove that state government had not abused the land acquisition law and made the smallholders adversely affected by land acquisition ‘victims of development’ instead of ‘partners’ in the development of their land. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP condemns the high-handed police action in arresting four DAP Negri Sembilan state leaders who were excercising their legal, political and democratic right to distribute party pamphlets on Full Liberlisation

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary- General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Sunday, 18th December 1994:

DAP condemns the high-handed police action in arresting four DAP Negri Sembilan state leaders who were excercising their legal, political and democratic right to distribute party pamphlets on Full Liberalisation

DAP condemns the high-handed Seremban police action in arresting four DAP Negri Sembilan state leaders who were excercising their legal, political and democratic right to distribute party pamphlets on Full Liberalisation to the public. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on Barisan MPs with social conscience to attend meeting in Parliament on Monday to Forum All-Party Parliamentary Forum on Land Acquisition Abuses and Injustices

Speech by the Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang at the inaugural meeting of the DAP National Land Committee to Defend Land Rights of Malaysian held in Petaling Jaya on Saturday. 17th December, 1994 at 8pm

Call on Barisan MPs with social conscience to attend meeting in Parliament on Monday to Forum All-Party Parliamentary Forum on Land Acquisition Abuses and Injustices

The inaugural meeting of the DAP National Committee to Defend Land Rights of Malaysians is a historic meeting as it is an important step to crystallize public opposition to land acquisition abuses and injustices into a national movement to demand for just and equitable amendments to the land acquisition law Read the rest of this entry »

MCA and Gerakan ministers should jointly ask for a special cabinet meeting to discuss the increasing cases of land acquisition abuses, injustices and breach of government promises

Press Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang in Petaling Jaya on Friday, December 2, 1994

MCA and Gerakan ministers should jointly ask for a special cabinet meeting to discuss the increasing cases of land acquisition abuses, injustices and breach of government promises

It is reported today that the Malacca, Perak, negeri Sembilan and Selangor/ Federal Territory Chinese chambers of commerce will jointly ask the Malaysian federation of Chinese chambers of commerce general meeting in Penang today to adopt a motion asking the government to draw up a comprehensive guideline on land acquisition which will curb abuses and clearly define the criteria for fair and just acquisition, providing for compensation no less than the market price as well as allowing the affected landowners the opportunity to participate in joint venture development. Read the rest of this entry »

Dap CEC meeting on 13th December will focus on land acquisition abuses, injustices and reforms

Press statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang in Petaling Jaya on 30 November 1994 at 11.30 am

Dap CEC meeting on 13th December will focus on land acquisition abuses, injustices and reforms

The DAP Central Executive Committee meeting on 13th December will focus on land acquisition abuses, injustices and reforms as the arbitrary, inequitable and unfair government acquisition of provate land for development by private companies and individuals have become one of the burning issues of the country. Read the rest of this entry »

Dao to invite MPs from all political parties, both Barisan Nasional and opposition, to a meeting next month to discuss the setting up of an All Party Parliamentary Committee on land acquisition abuses, injustices and reforms’

Press Conference statement (2) by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang in Petaling Jaya on 29 November 1994 at 11.30 am

Dao to invite MPs from all political parties, both Barisan Nasional and opposition, to a meeting next month to discuss the setting up of an All Party Parliamentary Committee on land acquisition abuses, injustices and reforms’

The DAP well invite MPs from all political parties, both Barisan Nasional and opposition, to a meeting next month to discuss the setting up of an All Party Parliamentary Committee on land acquisition abuses, injustices and reforms. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP proposes the establishment of a parliamentary committee headed by former deputy Prime Minister Ghafar Baba to scrutinize all government land acquisitions to ensure that there are no abuses of power and malpractices

Press Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang on Wednesday, November 23, 1994 in Petaling Jaya

DAP proposes the establishment of a parliamentary committee headed by former deputy Prime Minister Ghafar Baba to scrutinize all government land acquisitions to ensure that there are no abuses of power and malpractices

DAP proposes the establishment of a parliamentary committee headed by former deputy Prime Minister Ghafar Baba to scrutinize all government land acquisitions to ensure that there are no abuses of power and malpractices Read the rest of this entry »

The ‘saturation’ television coverage of UMNO general assembly is not only a gross abuse of government power but an insult and contempt of Parliament which should be the highest political forum in the country

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang in the Dewan Rakyat on Monday, November 21, 1994 on the Prime Ministers Department; during the Committee stage debate of the 1995 budget

The ‘saturation’ television coverage of UMNO general assembly is not only a gross abuse of government power but an insult and contempt of Parliament which should be the highest political forum in the country

In the last few days, there had been ‘saturation’ mass media coverage of the UMNO general assembly particularly over the government-run radio and television channels. Read the rest of this entry »