Archive for category Defamation

Call on the IGP, Tan Sri Rahim Noor to rethink police philosophy which seems to deviate from being custodian of law and order and protector of the people to become a law unto itself

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, after meeting the Police in Bukit Aman on Thursday, September 28, 1995 at noon to present An Indictment of Police bias when investigating government leaders and police officers as compared to Opposition leaders:

Call on the IGP, Tan Sri Rahim Noor to rethink police philosophy which seems to deviate from being custodian of law and order and protector of the people to become a law unto itself

Yesterday evening, just before I left the DAP Hqrs for the Subang International Airport to catch a flight to Penang, I learn of the Bukit Aman police statement that I have been asked to give clarification to the CId Director. Datuk Mohd Said Awang on my statements calling on the police to withdraw the report against Irene Fernandez for criminal defamation, to co-operate in an independent inquiry into Tenaganita allegations about mal-treatment of Bangladeshi and other illegal immigrants in Imigration detention camps and for expressing my lack of confidence in the impartiality and independence of the Police when it has to conduct investigations involving government leaders and the Police. Read the rest of this entry »

Yesterday evening, just before I left the DAP Hqrs for the Subang International Airport to catch a flight to Penang, I learn of the Bukit Aman police statement that I have been asked to give clarification to the CID Director

An Indictment of Police bias when investigating government leaders and police officers as compared to Opposition leaders presented to Bukit Aman Police Headquarters by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, on Thursday, 28th September 1995

Yesterday evening, just before I left the DAP Hqrs for the Subang International Airport to catch a flight to Penang, I learn of the Bukit Aman police statement that I have been asked to give clarification to the CID Director. Datuk Mohd Said Awang on my statements calling on the police to withdraw the report against Irene Fernandez for criminal defamation, to co-operate in an independent inquiry into Tenaganita allegations about mal-treatment of Bangladeshi and other illegal immigrants in Imigration detention camps and for expressing my lack of confidence in the impartiality and independence of the Police when it has to conduct investigations involving government leaders and the Police.

I am always prepared to co-operate with the police in the public interest and I immediately cancelled my flight to Penang and phoned up Bukit Aman to contact as I was told CID director, Datuk Mohd Said Awang. I could not contact him as I was told he was playing golf. Read the rest of this entry »

Anwar commended for his advice which he should himself follow that differences in opinions and political affiliations should not be the basis for anyone to hurl abuses and make false accusations

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

Anwar commended for his advice which he should himself follow that differences in opinions and political affiliations should not be the basis for anyone to hurl abuses and make false accusations

Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim should be commended for his advice in Bukit Mertajam yesterday which he should himself follow that differences in opinions and political affiliations should not be the basis for anyone to hurl abuses and make false accusations. Read the rest of this entry »

I am openly calling Keng Yaik a ‘despicable and low-class’ political leader so that he could sue me for defamation as he had threatened last Thursday

Press Conference statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang in Parliament House Conference Room I on Tuesday, 22 November 1994 at 3.30 pm

I am openly calling Keng Yaik a ‘despicable and low-class’ political leader so that he could sue me for defamation as he had threatened last Thursday

Last Thursday, Gerakan President and Minister for Primary Industries told reporters in Parliament that he was considering instituting legal proceedings against me for calling terma were ‘highly dematory’. Read the rest of this entry »

Open reminder to Keng Yaik to be in Parliament tomorrow where I would repeat the words that he is ‘low-class and despicable’ politician so that he could institute legal proceedings against me

Press statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leaders, DAP Secretary General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang in Petaling Jaya on 21 November 1994

Open reminder to Keng Yaik to be in Parliament tomorrow where I would repeat the words that he is ‘low-class and despicable’ politician so that he could institute legal proceedings against me

This is an open reminder to the Gerakan President and Minister for Primary Industries Datuk Ben Dr. Lim Keng Yaik to be in Parliament at Conference Room I tomorrow where I would repeat the words that he is ‘low-clan and despicable’ politician so that he could institute defamation proceedings against me. Read the rest of this entry »

Defamation suit against Keng Yaik, New Sunday Times and the New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd a test case on defamation on many grounds

Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary Genaral and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang at the Kuala Lumpur High Court after filing legal proceedings of defamation against Lim Keng Yaik, New Sunday Times and the New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd on Wednesday , 16 November 1994 at 11.30am

Defamation suit against Keng Yaik, New Sunday Times and the New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd a test case on defamation on many grounds

I have instituted through my lawyer Karpal Singh defamation proceedings against Gerakan president and minister for Primary Industries Datuk Dr.Lim Keng Yaik,New Sunday Times and the New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd for falsely and maliciously alleging that I had acted disonouradly in arranging for a scholarship from the DAP for my son for higher studies while discriminating against others Read the rest of this entry »