Archive for category Freedom of Movement

DAP calls on Mahathir to reconsider the government decision to continue the ban on public rallies for the next general elections

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Java on Friday, 24th February 1995:

DAP calls on Mahathir to reconsider the government decision to continue the ban on public rallies for the next general elections

The Inspector-General of Police, Tan Sri Rahim Noor, said the government had accepted the police recommendation not to lift the ban on public rallies in the next general election. Read the rest of this entry »

Refusal to lift 17-year ban on public rallies shows that Barisan Nasional has no intention to make next general elections the most ‘free, fair and clean’ in Malaysian history

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Saturday, 18th February 1995:

Refusal to lift 17-year ban on public rallies shows that Barisan Nasional has no intention to make next general elections the most ‘free, fair and clean’ in Malaysian history

The announcement by the Deputy Home Minister, Datuk Megat Junid Megat Ayub in Kuala Lumpur yesterday that the Government will not lift the 17-year ban on public rallies shows that the Barisan Nasional has no intention to make the next general elections the most ‘free, fair and clean’ in Malaysian history. Read the rest of this entry »

Calls’ on the government to check abuses of power by police officers who use Criminal Procedure Code to violate democratic rights of Malaysians and opposition parties

Speech by the Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang in Parliament on the Criminal Procedure Code Amendment Bill on Wednesday, 21st December 1994

Calls’ on the government to check abuses of power by police officers who use Criminal Procedure Code to violate democratic rights of Malaysians and opposition parties

Last Sunday, Seremban appeared to be the capital of crime and lawlessness in the country when some 200 FRU and police personnel were mobilised for over five hours at the Seremban central market since 6 am closing off roads, as if the country was faced with an even greater threat to public order and security when compared to the darkest day during the Communist Emergency. Read the rest of this entry »

Letter – Peraturan Majiis Mesyuarat 18(1)

Tuan Yang di Pertua,
Dewan Rakyat,
Parlimen.

YB Tan Sri,

Usul di bawah Peraturan Majlis Mesyuarat 18(1) untuk perkara tertentu berkenaan kepentingan orang ramai yang berkehendak disegerakan ke atas the most high-handed police action in recent times when it mobilised over 10 FRU truckloads and 200 police personnel at the Seremban Central Market since about 6 am yesterday and the illegal arrest and detention of four DAP Negri Sembilan State leaders for exercising their legal, political and democratic rights to distribute PAP pree1ection pamphlet calling for Full Liberalisation and Ten-Democratisation in Malaysia

Di bawah Peraturan Masjid Mesyuarat ke 18(2), dengan ini diberi notis bahawa saya ingin mengusulkan bahawa Mauls Dewan ditangguhkan untuk usul tertentu berkenaan kepentingan orang ramai yang dikehendaki disegerakan 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 »

DAP calls on Liong Sik and Keng Yaik not to ‘kiasu’ and suppart the lifting of the ban on public rallies to promote democratisation ‘Full Liberalisation’

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the eighth Penang ‘Tanjong 3’ Marathon Thousand-People Dinner held at Bukit Mertajam on Saturday, October 22, 1994 at 8 pm

DAP calls on Liong Sik and Keng Yaik not to ‘kiasu’ and suppart the lifting of the ban on public rallies to promote democratisation ‘Full Liberalisation’

In Parliament on Monday, in reply to a question by the DAP MP for Siputeh, Sdr. Liew Ah Kim, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Home Affairs, Ong Ka Ting said that the Government had no plans as yet to lift the ban on public rallies. Read the rest of this entry »

The Police must not be ‘more Barisan Nasional than Barisan Nasional’ in allowing extraneous factors, to intrude on the question as to whether the ban public rallies should be lifted

Press Conference Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP far Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Penang on Thursday, October 6, 1994 at 11.30 a.m.

The Police must not be ‘more Barisan Nasional than Barisan Nasional’ in allowing extraneous factors, to intrude on the question as to whether the ban public rallies should be lifted

The Inspector-General of Police, Tan Sri Rabim Mohamed Noor said in Ipoh yesterday the police will decide whether the ban on public rallies will be lifted when the date for general election is announced. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on MCA and Gerakan to identify themselves with the democratization forces in the country by officially supporting the lifting of the 16-year ban on public rallies

Speech by Parliament Leader, DAP Secretary-General and mp for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the Perak DAP State 10,000-People Dinner at Tou Bou Kong Hall, Ipoh on Friday, 19th august 1994 at 8 p.m.

Call on MCA and Gerakan to identify themselves with the democratization forces in the country by officially supporting the lifting of the 16-year ban on public rallies

MCA and Gerakan are the two political parties most strongly opposed to the lifting of the 16-year ban on public rallies because they fear that this would be a negative factor for them in the next general elections. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP will consider launching nation-wide mass signature campaign to protest and oppose the EUM contract for North-South Highway (NSH) as there are strong indications that Works Minister, Datuk Samy Vellu, is being ‘arm-twisted’ to reinstate the original terms which will impose $63 billion burden on Malaysians for 30 years

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung. Lim Kit Siang, at the launching of the mass signature campaign in Klang Valley to oppose and protest against the imposition of toll after the widening of Federal Highway Route II in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, 2.9.1987 at 1 p.m.

DAP will consider launching nation-wide mass signature campaign to protest and oppose the EUM contract for North-South Highway (NSH) as there are strong indications that Works Minister, Datuk Samy Vellu, is being ‘arm-twisted’ to reinstate the original terms which will impose $63 billion burden on Malaysians for 30 years

Today, the DAP launches a mass signature campaign in the Klang Valley to protest and oppose the proposed collection of toll on the 23-year old Federal Highway from Subang to Klang (Federal Highway Route II) after it has been widened from four to six lanes by United Engineers Malaysia (EUM). Read the rest of this entry »

Imposition of toll on widened Federal Highway Route II without giving motorists alternative route is unconstitutional in violating Article 9(2) on freedom of movement

Speech (Part II) by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall Youth Section Seminar on “North South Highway, can you afford it” held at Chinese Assembly Hall, Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, 27.8.1987 at 8 p.m.

Imposition of toll on widened Federal Highway Route II without giving motorists alternative route is unconstitutional in violating Article 9(2) on freedom of movement

The proposed imposition of toll on the widened Federal Highway Route II, without giving motorists alternative route to travel toll-free, is unconstitutional, as it will infringe Article 9(2) of the Malaysian Constitution which guarantees freedom of movement. Read the rest of this entry »