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DAP welcomes Mahathir’s more open and enlightened attitude on nation-building in a multi-racial, multi-lingual, multi-religious and multi-cultural Malaysia which vindicates the DAP struggle for a Malaysian Malaysia in the past 29 years

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the Bintulu DAP Branch August-Moon Dinner in Bintulu on Friday, 15th September 1995 at 8 p.m.

DAP welcomes Mahathir’s more open and enlightened attitude on nation-building in a multi-racial, multi-lingual, multi-religious and multi-cultural Malaysia which vindicates the DAP struggle for a Malaysian Malaysia in the past 29 years

I welcome the prime minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed’s more open and enlightened attitude on nation-building in a multi-racial, multi-lingual, multi-religious and multi-cultural Malaysia which vindicates the DAP struggle for a Malaysian Malaysia in the past 29 years. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP unfurled the banner of Cultural Democracy challenge the Gerakan cultural policy of assimilation and subservience is far back as 26 years ago in the Great DAP-Gerakan Cultural Debate in 1968

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP ISecretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the third Penang ‘Tanjong’ 3′ Marathon Thousand-People Dinner held at, Penang Chinese Town Hall on Wednesday, 5th October 1994 at 8 p.m
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DAP unfurled the banner of Cultural Democracy challenge the Gerakan cultural policy of assimilation and subservience is far back as 26 years ago in the Great DAP-Gerakan Cultural Debate in 1968

Twenty-six years ago, on November 24, 1968 the DAP and the Gerakan had a historic cultural debate at the then Auditorium in Kuala Lumpur. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls on Malaysian Government to heed the adverse international reactions on the arrest of Anderson Mutang Urud

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, 14th February 1992:

DAP calls on Malaysian Government to heed the adverse international reactions on the arrest of Anderson Mutang Urud

DAP calls on the Malaysian Government to heed the adverse international reactions to the arrest of Anderson Mutang Urud for his opposition to deforestation and involvement in the struggle of indigenous communities in Sarawak to protect their land and cultural rights. Read the rest of this entry »

Statement by Lee Kim Sai over the demolition of Johore Bahru ancient temple wall most regrettable

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Saturday,4th January 1992:

Statement by Lee Kim Sai over the demolition of Johore Bahru ancient temple wall most regrettable

The Statement by the MCA Presiden, Datuk Lee Kim Sai, over the demolition of the 130-year old Johore Bahru ancient temple wall is most regrettable. Read the rest of this entry »

Call for the immediate release without bail 83 Penans who had been detained since September for trying to defend their homes in the Sarawak forests from logging activities

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Penang on Saturday 4.11.1989

Call for the immediate release without bail 83 Penans who had been detained since September for trying to defend their homes in the Sarawak forests from logging activities

The Prime Minister and home Minister, Datuk Seri Mahathir Mohamed, in reply to my parliamentary question, has said that since September 1989, 117 natives in Sarawak had been detained for forming peaceful human barricades in the deep interior of Sarawak’s tropical rainforests to stop the destruction of their lands by timber companies. Read the rest of this entry »

Sdr. Ahmad Nor’s candidature represents the DAP’s serious commitment to unite all Malaysians regardless of race in a common political struggle to fight all forms of political and economic injustices, violation of democracy and human rights, corruption and abuses of power

Press Conference Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, on Gopeng by-election Nomination Day on Thursday, 7.5.1987

Sdr. Ahmad Nor’s candidature represents the DAP’s serious commitment to unite all Malaysians regardless of race in a common political struggle to fight all forms of political and economic injustices, violation of democracy and human rights, corruption and abuses of power

DAP’s candidature of former CUEPACS President, Sdr. Ahmad Nor, in the Gopeng by-election represents the DAP’s serious commitment to unite all Malaysians, regardless of race, in a common political struggle to fight all forms of political and economic injustices, violation of democracy and human rights, corruption and abuses of power. Read the rest of this entry »

MCA President, Datuk Dr. Ling Liong Sik and MCA leaders owe the 5 million Chinese and the Malaysian people an apology for the way they handled the Tan Koon Swan resignation matter

Press Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader and DAP Secretary- General, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on 28th March 1987

MCA President, Datuk Dr. Ling Liong Sik and MCA leaders owe the 5 million Chinese and the Malaysian people an apology for the way they handled the Tan Koon Swan resignation matter

MCA President, Datuk Dr. Ling Liong Sik and the MCA leadership owe the 5 million Chinese and the Malaysian people an apology and explanation for the disgraceful manner in which they handled the Tan Koon Swan matter as they showed no regard to political morality or to the honour and dignity of the Malaysian Chinese and the Malaysian nation as a whole. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on Home Ministry to explain the tearing out of the ‘Viewpoint’ Page of Asiaweek on Shariah Law in Malaysia

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General, MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Parliament House on Wednesday, 11.3.1987:

Call on Home Ministry to explain the tearing out of the ‘Viewpoint’ Page of Asiaweek on Shariah Law in Malaysia
The March 8, 1987 issue of ASIAWEEK has been released by the Ministry of Home Affairs for circulation in Malaysia, with the ‘Viewpoints’ Page torn out. Read the rest of this entry »

Challenge to UMNO Youth Leader, Anwar Ibrahim, to a public debate on UMBC scandal, EPF scandal, $1 billion mysterious tin-buying scandal and others to prove that they are baseless allegations

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Kota Melaka, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Tuesday, June 17, 1986:

Challenge to UMNO Youth Leader, Anwar Ibrahim, to a public debate on UMBC scandal, EPF scandal, $1 billion mysterious tin-buying scandal and others to prove that they are baseless allegations

When Anwar Ibrahim was the crusading president of NBIM, he took an uncompromising stand against all forms of corruption, nepotism, conflict of interest, immorality, and abuse of power and authority. When he joined UMNO, he became the fastest rising star in the UMNO, rising to the key post of Education Ministry in a matter of four years, which put him on the threshold of the two highest political offices in the country – Deputy Prime Minister and Prime Minister. Read the rest of this entry »

Lim Kit Siang offers to be go-between to finalise details of the UMNO-PAS debate so that it could be held and not scuttled by inconclusive preliminaries

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Kota Melaka, Lim Kit Siang, at the Selat Klang DAP Anniversary Dinner at Port Klang on Wednesday, 5.9.1984 at 9 p.m.

Lim Kit Siang offers to be go-between to finalise details of the UMNO-PAS debate so that it could be held and not scuttled by inconclusive preliminaries

On August 25, the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed, challenged PAS to a series of debates to be telecast live on all topics, including the assimilation of Islam in the nation’s administration. Read the rest of this entry »