Archive for category ISA

The Barisan Nasional will be using the Chinese Communist Party return visit to Malaysia next month to win Chinese voters in the same way it used the meeting of Razak with Mao Tse Tung for the same purpose in the 1974 general elections

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the DAP Bukit Bendera Chinese New Year Gathering at Aston Bungalow, Tanjong Bungah on Friday, February 12, 1995 at 8 pm

The Barisan Nasional will be using the Chinese Communist Party return visit to Malaysia next month to win Chinese voters in the same way it used the meeting of Razak with Mao Tse Tung for the same purpose in the 1974 general elections

The Barisan Nasional has invited the Chinese Communist Party to send a delegation for a return visit to Malaysia next month. 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 »

Full Liberalisation should be the foremost and primary issue in the next general elections

Speech- by Parliamentary General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Slang at the Jalan Bendahara nine-storey-flat to launch off the DAP nation-wide Full Liberalisation campaign starting in Malacca on 19 November 1994

Full Liberalisation should be the foremost and primary issue in the next general elections,

Tonight, the DAP officially launches the nation-wide Fall Liberalisation campaign to ensure that the minor liberalisation of the last four years takes a giant step forward not only to undo the injustices and inequalities of government policies of the past but also to lay a firm foundation for full liberalisation and in the country, Read the rest of this entry »

DAP to launch a nation-wide campaign to spread the message of ‘Full Liberalisation’ to achieve it Malaysian Malaysia to all parts of the country tor the next three months

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, when launching the new book of collection of political speeches and writings by DAP Deputy Secretary-General and MP for Siputeh, Liew Ah Kim at the Selangor Assembly Hall on Tuesday, October 18, 1.994 at 7.30 pm

DAP to launch a nation-wide campaign to spread the message of ‘Full Liberalisation’ to achieve it Malaysian Malaysia to all parts of the country tor the next three months

When Ah Kim asked me to contribute a foreword to his new book, I re-read some of his political writings which I had first read when I was in Kamunting Detention Centre for 19 months as an Internal Security Act detainee after the Operation Lalang arrests in October 1987. Read the rest of this entry »

The Bar Council must declare its stand whether it supports the hudud law of the PAS Kelantan State Government and the establishment of an Islamic State in Malaysia.

Speech (Part 2) by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the opening of the Negri Sembilan DAP State Convention in Seremban on Sunday, October2, 1994 at 10am.

The Bar Council must declare its stand whether it supports the hudud law of the PAS Kelantan State Government and the establishment of an Islamic State in Malaysia.

It is surprising to read in the press today that the Bar Council’s Syariah and Hudud laws Committee has endorsed the hudud laws passed by the PAS Kelantan State Government last November. Read the rest of this entry »

Cabinet decision not to air Ashaari Muhamad’s ‘confession’ on television raises the question as to its truth or accuracy

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, 23rd September 1994:

Cabinet decision not to air Ashaari Muhamad’s ‘confession’ on television raises the question as to its truth or accuracy.

The Cabinet decision not to air the ‘confession’ of the leader of the banned al-Arqam, Ashaari Muhamad over television raises the question as to the truth or accuracy of the claim by the Inspector-General of Police, Tan Sri Rahim Noor, that Ashaari had confessed that he had deviated from the teachings of Islam. Read the rest of this entry »

Challenge to Barisan Nasional Government to hold a national referendum as to whether they support the

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, September 9, 1994:

Challenge to Barisan Nasional Government to hold a national referendum as to whether they support thedetention of Al Arqam leader, Ashaari Muhammad, his wife, legal adviser and other followers under ISA or want them to be charged in open court.

It is very sad that the MCA continues to betray its marginalised and irrelevant political role in the Barisan Nasional – having absolutely nothing to say about the Rahim Tamby Cik scandals whiles trying to distort and-capitalise on the Al Arqam issue. Read the rest of this entry »

Is the Malaysian Government asking the Indonesian Government to hand over the No.2 Al Arqam leader, Abdul Halim Abbas for detention under the ISA in the same, way the Thai authorities handed over Asshari Muhammad and wife?

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Tuesday, September 6, 1994:

Is the Malaysian Government asking the Indonesian Government to hand over the No.2 Al Arqam leader, Abdul Halim Abbas for detention under the ISA in the same, way the Thai authorities handed over Asshari Muhammad and wife?

Is the Malaysian Government asking the Indonesian Government to hand over the No. 2 Al Arqam leader, Abdul Halim Abbas, for detention under the Internal Security Act in the same way the Thai authorities had handed over Asshari Muhammad and wife after revocation of their passports by the Immigrant Department? Read the rest of this entry »

Thailand’ s handing over of Ashaari, his wife, child and four other members’ to the Malaysian authorities for detention under the Internal Security Act sets a dangerous ASEAN precedent and must be deplored

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Monday, September 5, 1994:

Thailand’ s handing over of Ashaari, his wife, child and four other members’ to the Malaysian authorities for detention under the Internal Security Act sets a dangerous ASEAN precedent and must be deplored.

Thailand’s handing over of Al Arqam leader, Ashaari Muhammad, his wife, six-month old daughter and four other members to the Malaysian authorities for detention under the Internal Security Act sets a dangerous ASEAN precedent and must be deplored. Read the rest of this entry »

Ashaari should not be detained under the Internal Security Act but should be allowed an open trial if he has violated any law of the land

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang,
in Petaling Jaya on Saturday, September 3, 1994:

Ashaari should not be detained under the Internal Security Act but should be allowed an open trial if he has violated any law of the land.

Al Arqam leader, Ashaari Muhammad, who is reported to have been brought back to Malaysia from Thailand under police custody, should be given an open trial if he has violated any law of the land, and should not be detained under the Internal Security Act. Read the rest of this entry »