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Call on police to respect the emergency of a civil society and to stop harassing Irene Fernandez of Tenaganita

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, November 3, 1995:

Call on police to respect the emergency of a civil society and to stop harassing Irene Fernandez of Tenaganita

All Malaysians must be concerned by the police harassment of Tenaganita director, Irene Fernandez because of Tenaganita memorandum on “Abuse, torture, maltreatment and deaths of migrant workers at immigration detention centres” in early August. Read the rest of this entry »

Attorney-General praised for rejecting police investigations into the death of air-condition mechanic in police lock-up

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, October 11, 1995:

Attorney-General praised for rejecting police investigations into the death of air-condition mechanic in police lock-up in Jalan Ipoh on May 12 and calls for a Royal Commission of Inquiry into the death of Lee Guat Leonq as well as in all cases of police bias in investigations involving police officers.

DAP commends the Attorney-General, Datuk Mohtar Abdullah for rejecting police investigations into the death of air-condition mechanic in police lock-up in Jalan Ipoh on May 12 and ordering a judicial inquiry to establish the Identity of the perpetrators to “clear ail doubts” in connection with the case.

Mohtar made it clear that the police investigation cast, serious and grave suspicion on certain officers over the death of Lee Quat Leong, 42, who was picked up on suspicion of involvement in the muiti-million-ringgit break -in at the Mayban Finance branch office at Taman Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, in March this year where burglars dubbed the “Tunnel Rats” burrowed into the strongroom of the finance company during the Halri Raya holidays and carted away cash, jewellery and other valuables amounting to about RM30 million. Read the rest of this entry »

The Attorney-General and the Police should not adopt the “conventional police mentality” when dealing with problems of press freedom as they should be mindful of Vision 2020 to promote democratisation in Malaysia

Press Conference Statement (2) by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at DAP PJ Headquarters on Wednesday, October 4, 1995 at 11.30 a.m.

The Attorney-General and the Police should not adopt the “conventional police mentality” when dealing with problems of press freedom as they should be mindful of Vision 2020 to promote democratisation in Malaysia

The Attorney-General, Datuk Mohtar Abdullah said yesterday that he had not made any decision on the investigation into allegations that PAS Member of Parliament for’ Kubang Kerian Mohamad Sabu had assaulted a TV3 crew. Read the rest of this entry »

I have asked my office to arrange for an appointment with the Inspector-General of Police, Tan Sri Rahim Noor to give him an opportunity to explain the bias in police investigations involving government leaders and police officers when compared to Opposition leaders and government critics

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Monday, 2nd October 1995:

I have asked my office to arrange for an appointment with the Inspector-General of Police, Tan Sri Rahim Noor to give him an opportunity to explain the bias in police investigations involving government leaders and police officers when compared to Opposition leaders and government critics

I have asked my office to arrange for an appointment with the Inspector-General of Police, Tan Sri Rahim Noor to give him an opportunity to explain the bias in police investigations involving government leaders and police officers when compared to Opposition leaders and government critics Read the rest of this entry »

When and who gave the Inspector-General of Police the powers to dabble in foreign policy?

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Penang on Sunday, 1st October 1995:

When and who gave the Inspector-General of Police the powers to dabble in foreign policy?

Firstly, I want to congratulate the Sabah Police for a very professional and incident-free handling of the Timorese doomsday cult movement in Beluran, Sabah,. involving 96 men, 40 women and 55 children. Read the rest of this entry »

Kit Siang highlights Police bias in investigations and Bakun project in his Parliamentary questions next month

By DAP Hqrs Information Office on Saturday, September 30, 1995:

Kit Siang highlights Police bias in investigations and Bakun project in his Parliamentary questions next month

Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, has made Police bias in investigations and the RM15 billion Bakun dam project as the two main highlights in his Parliamentary questions for next month. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Call on the IGP, Tan Sri Rahim Noor to rethink police philosophy which seems to deviate from being custodian of law and order and protector of the people to become a law unto itself

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, after meeting the Police in Bukit Aman on Thursday, September 28, 1995 at noon to present An Indictment of Police bias when investigating government leaders and police officers as compared to Opposition leaders:

Call on the IGP, Tan Sri Rahim Noor to rethink police philosophy which seems to deviate from being custodian of law and order and protector of the people to become a law unto itself

Yesterday evening, just before I left the DAP Hqrs for the Subang International Airport to catch a flight to Penang, I learn of the Bukit Aman police statement that I have been asked to give clarification to the CId Director. Datuk Mohd Said Awang on my statements calling on the police to withdraw the report against Irene Fernandez for criminal defamation, to co-operate in an independent inquiry into Tenaganita allegations about mal-treatment of Bangladeshi and other illegal immigrants in Imigration detention camps and for expressing my lack of confidence in the impartiality and independence of the Police when it has to conduct investigations involving government leaders and the Police. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on Police to withdraw the report against Irene Fernandez for criminal defamation and to cooperate in an independent inquiry into Tenaganita allegations about maltreatment in Immigration detentiton camps

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader,. DAP Secretary- General and MP for Tamjong, Lim Kit Siang in Petaling Jaya On Monday, September 25, 1995:

Call on Police to withdraw the report against Irene Fernandez for criminal defamation and to cooperate in an independent inquiry into Tenaganita allegations about maltreatment in Immigration detentiton camps

I call on the Police to withdraw the report against Irene Fernandez for criminal defamation and to co-operate in an independent inquiry into Tenaganita allegations about maltreatment of Bangladeshi and other illegal immigrants in Immigration detention camps. 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 »