Archive for category Penal System

The Police should not interrogate Irene Fernandez as there should be an independent inquiry into Tenaganita’s allegations about maltreatment in immigration detention camps

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Saturday, 23rd September 1995:

The Police should not interrogate Irene Fernandez as there should be an independent inquiry into Tenaganita’s allegations about maltreatment in immigration detention camps

The Police should not interrogate Irene Fernandez as there should be an independent inquiry into Tenaganita’s allegations about maltreatment of Bangladeshi and other migrant workers in immigration detention camps. Read the rest of this entry »

Government must allow independent visit and inquiry into Tenaganita allegation that every month, four to five migrant workers from the Langkap immigtation detention camp have been admitted to a mental hospital

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, 6th September 1995:

Government must allow independent visit and inquiry into Tenaganita allegation that every month, four to five migrant workers from the Langkap immigtation detention camp have been admitted to a mental hospital

All Malaysians who protective of the good name and international of the country must be concerned about reports of the high incidence of migrant workers detained in the Langkap immigration detention centre being sent to the mental hospital, Hospital Bahagia in Tanjung Rambutan near Ipoh. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP proposes that Parliament defer debate on amendments to abolish trial by jury, trial by assessors and preliminary inquiries until full consultation with the Bar Council

Press statement by the Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang in Petalinq Jaya on Friday, 16th December, 1994

DAP proposes that Parliament defer debate on amendments to abolish trial by jury, trial by assessors and preliminary inquiries until full consultation with the Bar Council

The Bar Council has not been consulted before the Cabinet approved the amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code Act the Kidnapping Act 1961 to abolish trial by jury, trial by assessors and preliminary inquiries. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP supports the proposal of the Prisons Department Director-General, Datuk Ibrahim Mohamed, that remand prisoners be released if they could not be tried after two years

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, 6.8.1987:

DAP supports the proposal of the Prisons Department Director-General, Datuk Ibrahim Mohamed, that remand prisoners be released if they could not be tried after two years

I fully support the proposal of the Director-General of Prisons Department, Datuk Ibrahim Mohamed, that remand prisoners be released if they could not be tried after two years. Read the rest of this entry »

Dap pledges to continue to speak up and champion the people of Sabah against all forms of injustice, inequality and oppression without regard to the personal cost or safety of DAP leaders

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and Mp for Kota Melaka, Lim Kit Siang, at the 8th anniversary Dinner Celebration of the Sandakan DAP Branch held in Sandakan on Saturday, July 12, 1986 at 8 pm

Dap pledges to continue to speak up and champion the people of Sabah against all forms of injustice, inequality and oppression without regard to the personal cost or safety of DAP leaders

Today is the eighth anniversary celebration of the Sandakan DAP Branch. It is also the eight anniversary of election of DAP National Assistant Treasurer, Sdr.Fung Ket Wing, as the Sandakan Member of Parliament. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on all societies, organisations, unions, and individual Malaysians to make clear their opposition to OSA Amendment

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Kota Melaka, Lim Kit Siang, at the inaugural meeting of the DAP Oppose Official Secrets Act Amendment Committee (OOSAA) at Petaling Jaya on Tuesday, 18.3.1986 at 8 p.m.

Call on all societies, organisations, unions, and individual Malaysians to make clear their opposition to OSA Amendment

The 1986 Official Secrets Act Bill is the greatest threat to democratic freedom and human rights of Malaysians since the 1981 Societies Act amendment. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP MPs will demand and challenge the Attorney General’s decision to prosecute Parm Cumarasamy for Sedition in the Budget meeting of Parliament

DAP MPs will demand and challenge the Attorney General’s decision to prosecute Parm Cumarasamy for Sedition in the Budget meeting of Parliament

The DAP is gravely concerned by the arrest and prosecution of Param Cumarasamy on sedition charge. DAP MPs will question and challenge the Attorney General’s decision to prosecute Param Cumarasamy for sedition in next month’s Parliamentary meeting and ask why no one was prosecuted for sedition during the 1983 Constitutional Crisis when there were many attacks on the Rulers. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP thank the Yang di Pertuan Agong and the Prime Minister for stay of execution of Sim Kie Chong fixed for tomorrow

Press Conference Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary- General and MP for Kota Melaka, Lim Kit Siang, at the Chong Wan Kong Temple, Pudu, on the end of the 28- hour hunger strike by seven DAP leaders against execution of Sim Kie Chong.

DAP thank the Yang di Pertuan Agong and the Prime Minister for stay of execution of Sim Kie Chong fixed for tomorrow.

We have received news that the Yang di Pertuan Agong has commanded a stay of execution of Sim Kie Chon fixed for tomorrow. The DAP thank the Yang di Pertuan Agong and the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed, for acceding to the appeal of Sim’s family as well as the Malaysian people for a stay of execution. Read the rest of this entry »

Final plea to Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed to spare Sim’s life, not only for Sim Kie Chon, but for Malaysia’s own moral well- being and international reputation

Press Conference Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary- General and MP for Kota Melaka, Lim Kit Siang, at the Chong Bah Kong Temple, Pudu, on Wednesday, 14.8.1985 at 11 a.m.

Final plea to Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed to spare Sim’s life, not only for Sim Kie Chon, but for Malaysia’s own moral well- being and international reputation

Sim Kie Chon is likely to be hanged to death early tomorrow morning. The hunger strike by the seven DAP leaders, namely Deputy Secretary-General P.Patto, Director of DAP Political Bureau and MP for Bandar Kuching, Sim Kwang Yang, National Assistant Organising Secretary and Assemblyman for Rahang, Hu Sepang, Negri Sembilan DAP State Secretary end Assemblyman for Rasah, N. Kuppusamy, DAP Youth Secretary Tan Kok Wai, DAP youth Publicity Secretary Lee Yuen Fong and Selangor DAP Deputy Chairman, Tai Sin Piau, seeks to reach the conscience and moral feelings of the government leaders to spare Sim’ s life tomorrow. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed to stay the execution of Sim Kie Chon until the Pardons Board and Yang di—Pertuan Agong had opportunity to reconsider people’s appeal for clemency for Sim

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary—General and MP for Kota Melaka, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Monday, 12th August 1985:

Call on Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed to stay the execution of Sim Kie Chon until the Pardons Board and Yang di—Pertuan Agong had opportunity to reconsider people’s appeal for clemency for Sim

Sim Kie Chon’s family has received a letter from the Prisons authorities to see Sin Kie Chon for the last time, on August 14 which means that Sim would be executed in the early hours of the next day, August 15, 1985. Read the rest of this entry »