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Call on Attorney-General to intervene and investigate whether the belated arrest of former DAP MP for Lanang, Wong Sing Nang allegedly tor an election offence is a case of bias and victimisation against the opposition

Press Conference Statement (1) by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjonq, Lim Kit Siang, in Seremban on Friday. Octocer 13, 1995:

Call on Attorney-General to intervene and investigate whether the belated arrest of former DAP MP for Lanang, Wong Sing Nang allegedly tor an election offence is a case of bias and victimisation against the opposition

Sarawak DAP State Chairman and former DAP MP for Lanang, Wong Sing Nang , was arrested .by the police in Sibu on Wednesday, and he would be charged in the Sibu Sessions Court on Monday, 16th October 1995 for an election offence during the. April 1995 general election. Read the rest of this entry »

The amendments to the Parliamentary Standing Orders to curb and restrict the parliamentary rights and role of opposition MPs is one adverse consequence of the Barisan Nasional. landslide victory in the April general election

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, Dap Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the opening of the Johore dap State Convention in Segamat on Sunday, 22nd October 1995 at. 10 a.m.

The amendments to the Parliamentary Standing Orders to curb and restrict the parliamentary rights and role of opposition MPs is one adverse consequence of the Barisan Nasional. landslide victory in the April general election

Last Wednesday, the Barisan Nasional used its five-sixth majority in Parliament to ram through araconian and undemocratic amendments to the Parliamentary Standing Orders to curb and restrict the parliamentary rights and role or opposition MPs. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP’s thumping Bagan by-election victory is a severe warning to Barisan National that it could face its worst result in the next general election before the year 2,000 if the government ignores the people’s desire for both democracy and development

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the opening of the Penang DAP State Convention held at the Towne House Hotel, Penang Road, on Sunday, October 1 , 1995 at 10 a.m.

DAP’s thumping Bagan by-election victory is a severe warning to Barisan National that it could face its worst result in the next general election before the year 2,000 if the government ignores the people’s desire for both democracy and development.

In the April 1995 general election, the DAP faced its worst general election defeat in the 29-year party history, raising the question whether there is a future for the DAP in particular and democracy in general. Read the rest of this entry »

The new DAP Central Executive Committee to be elected at the DAP Party Congress on November 11-12 will be responsible for the three-year DAP revival and renewal programme and prepare the DAP for the new politics of the 21st century

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the opening of the Perak DAP State Convention in Ipoh on Sunday, September 24, 1995 at 10a.m.

The new DAP Central Executive Committee to be elected at the DAP Party Congress on November 11-12 will be responsible for the three-year DAP revival and renewal programme and prepare the DAP for the new politics of the 21st century

In the April general elections, the DAP suffered its worst general election defeat in the party’s 29-year history. Read the rest of this entry »

Open invitation to young generation of Malaysians to join and reform the DAP and bring in new ideas and concepts to make the DAP a Malaysian party of the 21st century

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader. DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the Kuching DAP Branch Renewal Dinner held in Kuching on Sunday, September 17, 1995 at 9 pm

Open invitation to young generation of Malaysians to join and reform the DAP and bring in new ideas and concepts to make the DAP a Malaysian party of the 21st century

In the April general election the DAP suffered the worst electoral defeat in our 29-year party history. In Penang, where the DAP had honed to form the Penang State Government, we were virtually destroyed scraping through with one State Assembly seat. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on the people of Sibu to pick up the baton from the people of Ragan and declare loud and clear in the next Sarawak state general election that Sarawakians want democracy as well as development by breaking the Barisan Nasional monopoly in the Sarawak State Assembly

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the Sibu DAP Branch dinner in Sibu on Saturday, 16th September 1995 at 9 pm

Call on the people of Sibu to pick up the baton from the people of Ragan and declare loud and clear in the next Sarawak state general election that Sarawakians want democracy as well as development by breaking the Barisan Nasional monopoly in the Sarawak State Assembly

I hope that the DAP election petition on Tuesday chal¬lenging the election result of the Lanang parliamentary seat can succeed and that there will be a by-election for the people of Lanang to freely and democratically elect the MP they want. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP to officially launch the nation-wide RM100 Life Membership campaign in Miri tonight to spread the Spirit of Bagan to save democracy and the DAP

Press Conference Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Miri on Thursday, September 14, 1995 at 11 a.m.

DAP to officially launch the nation-wide RM100 Life Membership campaign in Miri tonight to spread the Spirit of Bagan to save democracy and the DAP

Coming to Sarawak, I discovered that the DAP’s great and historic victory in the Bagan parliamentary by-election last Saturday has brought not only relief and joy to the people of Peninsular Malaysia, but also to the people of Sarawak. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP announces Operation Miri to make Miri one of the front-line DAP areas in the forthcoming Sarawak state general election to make a historic breakthrough for DAP and democracy in Sarawak

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the Miri DAP August Moon Dinner held at Miri on Thursday, 14th September 1995 at 7 pm

DAP announces Operation Miri to make Miri one of the front-line DAP areas in the forthcoming Sarawak state general election to make a historic breakthrough for DAP and democracy in Sarawak

DAP’s great and historic victory in the bagan parliamentary by-election last Saturday, where the DAP’s 11,802-vote majority was 100 times the DAP’s 118-vote majority in the April general election, should become a turning-point not only for the DAP but also for Malaysian democracy after the Opposition debacle in the general election five months ago. Read the rest of this entry »

The Bagan by-election will be a crucial test as to whether the Opposition can restore its role to be the people’s watchdog in Parliament to defend

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at a DAP Bagan by-election ceramah at Chamberlain Road, Butterworth on Monday, September 4, 1995 at 9 p.m.

The Bagan by-election will be a crucial test as to whether the Opposition can restore its role to be the people’s watchdog in Parliament to
defend their rights and protect democracy

I have just returned from Sydney where I represented the DAP at the two-day meeting of the Socialist International Asia-Pacific Committee. Read the rest of this entry »

Megat Junid surprised that his two-week ultimatum to Chinese newspapers has resulted in virtual black-out of DAP news, speeches and statements

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-general and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Tuesday, 28th February 1995:

Megat Junid surprised that his two-week ultimatum to Chinese newspapers has resulted in virtual black-out of DAP news, speeches and statements

Deputy Home Minister, Datuk Megat Junid today expressed surprise that his two-week ultimatum to three Chinese newspapers threatening to revoke their printing permits has resulted in the virtual black-out of DAP news, speeches and statements in these newspapers for over a week. Read the rest of this entry »