Archive for category Human Rights

Call on all NGOs in the country endorse the call for a Royal Commission of Inquiry into Police bias in handling police investigations and to faster a new police philosophy in keeping with a caring and human society

Press Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, September 29,1995:

Call on all NGOs in the country endorse the call for a Royal Commission of Inquiry into Police bias in handling police investigations and to faster a new police philosophy in keeping with a caring and human society

Yesterday, I went to Bukit Aman and submitted for forwarding to the Inspector-General of Police ,Tan Sri Rahim investigating government leaders and police officers as compared to Opposition leaders. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP forms Bureau to Defend Rights of FELDA Settlers under the chairmanship of Salleh Ahmad which will organise Conference of FELDA settlers to fight for their legitimate rights

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Monday, 16th January 1995:

DAP forms Bureau to Defend Rights of FELDA Settlers under the chairmanship of Salleh Ahmad which will organise Conference of FELDA settlers to fight for their legitimate rights

DAP has formed a National DAP Bureau to Defend Rights of FELDA Settlers under the chairmanship of Salleh Ahmad which will organise Conference of FELDA settlers as the first step to fight for the legitimate rights if the FELDA settlers and to get greater justice from the Government and FELDA. 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 »

Call for redefinition of human rights should not be used as an excuse to justify violation of human rights in Malaysia

Speech by the Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang when launching the Full Liberalisation campaign in Selangor at a dinner in Puchong on Sunday, 11th December, 1994 at 8 pm

Call for redefinition of human rights should not be used as an excuse to justify violation of human rights in Malaysia

Recently, the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed opened an international conference in Malaysia on ‘Rethinking Human Rights’ where he called for a redefinition of human rights. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP to organize a National Conference on ‘Full Liberalisation’ and is prepared to invite Mahathir, Answar Ibrahim, Ling Liong Sik and Lim Keng Tail to participate together with Opposition leaders like Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah, Joseph Pairin, Nik Aziz and Dr. Syed Husin Ali.

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the second Penang ‘Tanjong 3’ Marathon Thousand-People Dinner held at Penang Chinese Town Hall on Tuesday, 4th October 1994 at 8 p.m.

DAP to organize a National Conference on ‘Full Liberalisation’ and is prepared to invite Mahathir, Answar Ibrahim, Ling Liong Sik and Lim Keng Tail to participate together with Opposition leaders like Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah, Joseph Pairin, Nik Aziz and Dr. Syed Husin Ali.

Yesterday, the DAP leunched its. First Declaration on Nation-Building Policies for Malaysia on “Full Liberalisation” and this morning, the DAP launched the Second Declaration on Nation-Building Policies on “Real Democracy and Human Right”. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP deplores ‘debth threat’ to Dr. Ibrahim Saad and calls on everyone not to use threats of force or violence in any struggle for people’s rights

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, 1st September 1994

DAP deplores ‘debth threat’ to Dr. Ibrahim Saad and calls on everyone not to use threats of force or violence in any struggle for people’s rights

I am shocked by newspaper reports that the Penang Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Ihrahim Saad, has received a phone ‘death threat’ where the caller threatened to ‘shoot’ Dr. Ibrahim if he set foot in the Kampong Makam area in Penang. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP Calls on Japanese Prime Minster Tomiichi Murayama to agree to make adequate compensation to the Malaysian victims of Japanese Imperial Occupation and atrocities during his visit to Kuala Lumpur later this month

By Parliametary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, August 18, 1994:

DAP Calls on Japanese Prime Minster Tomiichi Murayama to agree to make adequate compensation to the Malaysian victims of Japanese Imperial Occupation and atrocities during his visit to Kuala Lumpur later this month

Japanese Prime Minister, Tomiichi Murayama must be commended for expressing repentance on Monday for Japanese atrocities in World War Two. Read the rest of this entry »

ASEAN Ministerial Meeting in Bangkok should send a clear and strong message to Myanmar military junta demanding the release of Aung San Suu Kyi and all other political prisoners

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, 20th July 1994:

ASEAN Ministerial Meeting in Bangkok should send a clear and strong message to Myanmar military junta demanding the release of Aung San Suu Kyi and all other political prisoners

The ASEAN Ministerial Meeting in Bangkok should send a clear and strong message to Myanmar military junta demanding the release of Aung San Suu Kyi and all other political prisoners

Aung San Suu Kyi is entering into her sixth year of detention, and her detention is not only a shame to human rights in Myanmar but to South East Asia. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP welcomes government review of ISA and calls for meaningful and comprehensive review to repeal all undemocratic legislation to make Malaysia a model for democracy and human rights not only in developing countries but the world

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Penang on Wednesday, 25th May 1994:

DAP welcomes government review of ISA and calls for meaningful and comprehensive review to repeal all undemocratic legislation to make Malaysia a model for democracy and human rights not only in developing countries but the world

DAP welcomes the announcement yesterday by the Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, that the Internal Security Act will be reviewed to suit the country’s peaceful climate. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls on the Cabinet to ask ASEAN to cancel the invitation to Myanmar to attend the ASEAN ministerial meeting in Bangkok in July unless the military junta releases Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi from detention

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Tuesday, 24th May 1994:

DAP calls on the Cabinet to ask ASEAN to cancel the invitation to Myanmar to attend the ASEAN ministerial meeting in Bangkok in July unless the military junta releases Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi from detention

DAP call on the Cabinet to ask ASEAN to cancel the invtation to Myanmar to attend the ASEAN Ministerial meeting in Bangkok in July unless the Myanmar military junta shows greater respect for human rights, as in releasing Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi from detention. Read the rest of this entry »