Archive for category Security

Call on the Cabinet to respond to the widespread concern and fear of parents about the safety of their daughters following recent spate of rape and murder cases in the country

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung. Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, Sept. 18, 1987:

Call on the Cabinet to respond to the widespread concern and fear of parents about the safety of their daughters following recent spate of rape and murder cases in the country

Parents are literally living in fear about the safety of their daughters, following the recent spate of rape and murder cases in the country. Read the rest of this entry »

What has happened to Inspector-General of Police’s directive to arrest extremist political leaders involved in the 12-day demonstrations, bomb blasts, arson and rioting in Sabah?

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Kota Melaka, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Tuesday, April 8, 1986:

What has happened to Inspector-General of Police’s directive to arrest extremist political leaders involved in the 12-day demonstrations, bomb blasts, arson and rioting in Sabah?

The Sabah Commissioner of Police, Haji Ahmad Maulana Babjee, was reported today as having told a PBS Youth delegation that the police had not yet investigated the involvement of political leaders of the recent illegal demonstrations in Sabah because of a shortage of manpower. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP welcomes Dr. Mahathir’s assurance of impartial investigation and firm action over the gruesome killing of four Cheroh residents.

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and Mp for Kota Melaka, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Saturday, 2nd June 1984 :

DAP welcomes Dr. Mahathir’s assurance of impartial investigation and firm action over the gruesome killing of four Cheroh residents.

I welcome the assurance which the Prime Minister, and Defence Minister, Datuk Mahathir Mohamed, has given me to reply my cable to him on the gruesome killing of four Cheroh new village residents at an estate fish pond near Sungai Mas on 23rd May 1984, which had shocked and agitated the people in the entire Raub and surrounding districts. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on Prime Minister and Defence Minister to order a public inquiry into the gruesome killing of four in Cheroh to restore public confidence in view of widespread suspicion of involvement of security forces

Press Conference Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Kota Melaka, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Saturday, 26.5.1984 at 12 noon

Call on Prime Minister and Defence Minister to order a public inquiry into the gruesome killing of four in Cheroh to restore public confidence in view of widespread suspicion of involvement of security forces

The killing of four Chroh new village resident at an estate fish pond near Sungai Mas on Wednesday, 23rd May 1984 has shocked and agitated the people not only in the Cheroh new village, but the whole Raub district. Read the rest of this entry »

Police ban on MCA EGM and Rally on grounds of security untenable and undesirable precedent of interference in internal party affairs

Speech (II) by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and Mp for Kota Melaka, Lim Kit Siang, at Malacca State DAP one-day Seminar on Sunday, 20.4.84

Police ban on MCA EGM and Rally on grounds of security untenable and undesirable precedent of interference in internal party affairs.

The police ban on the MCA Extraordinary General Meeting at Hotel Hilton initiated by the Tan Koon Swan faction and the MCA Rally at Wisma MCA planned by Neo Yee Pan leadership on grounds of security is highly ridiculous, completely untenable and an undesirable precedent of police interference in internal political party affairs. Read the rest of this entry »

Letter to Attorney-General, Tan Sri Abu Talib bin Othman, to take a stern view of the incident where DAP Malacca Assemblyman, Lai Keun Ban, was assaulted and insulted by several persons for carrying out his Assembly duties

By Parliament Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Kota Melaka, Lim Kit Siang, on Friday, 27.5.1983:

Letter to Attorney-General, Tan Sri Abu Talib bin Othman, to take a stern view of the incident where DAP Malacca Assemblyman, Lai Keun Ban, was assaulted and insulted by several persons for carrying out his Assembly duties.

I have written to the Attorney-General, Tan Sri Abu Talib bin Othman, who is also the Public Prosecutor, to take a stern view and deal severely with the incident on Wednesday, 25.5.1983, where the DAP Malacca Assemblyman for Durian Daun, Sdr. Lai Keun Ban, was surrounded by a crowd and assaulted and abused for speaking up for the people’s interest in the Malacca Assembly. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls for legislation

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and Member of Parliament for Petaling, Lim Kit Siang, in the Dewan Rakyat on Friday, 20th June 1980, on the Employment Ordinance (Amendment) Bill 1980

DAP calls for legislation to

(i) make bonus mandatory of at least one month’s salary for all employees;
(ii) guarantee to workers security of job tenure except for incompetence or misconduct Read the rest of this entry »

Tan Sri Manickavasagam’s statement in Parliament a ‘big disappointment’

Tan Sri Manickavasagam’s statement in Parliament a ‘big disappointment’

Tan Sri Manickavasagam’s statement in Parliament on the MAS 737 highjacking and mid-air explosion leading to 100 deaths is most disappointing.

He has not said very much new. And what is most important he has left unsaid. This is with regard to security arrangements in the various airports to fish out would-be hijackers. Read the rest of this entry »

Essential (Security Cases) Regulations – a step towards an authoritarian police state

Speech by Ketua Pembangkang and DAP Member of Parliament for Kota Melaka, Lim Kit Siang, in the Dewan Rakyat on Friday, 19th December 1975 on his motion to repeal the Essential (Security Cases) Regulations 1975

Essential (Security Cases) Regulations – a step towards an authoritarian police state

I move that this House repeals the Essential (Security Cases) Regulations 1975 and the Essential ( Security Cases) (Amendment) Regulations 1975.

On Oct. 4, the Government gazetted the Essential (Security Cases) Regulations 1975 under Section 2 of the Emergency (Essential Power) Ordinance No.1 of 1969. Read the rest of this entry »

Detention of Datuk James Wong on trumped-up charges gross abuse of power which can only erode public confidence in the democratic system and provide an inspiration to the upsurge of communist guerrilla activities

Speech by Ketua Pembangkang and DAP M.P. for Kota Melaka, in the Dewan Rakyat on 9th Dec. 1975 on his motion to the Minister of Home Affairs’ salary by $10 during the 1976 Committee of Supply debate

Detention of Datuk James Wong on trumped-up charges gross abuse of power which can only erode public confidence in the democratic system and provide an inspiration to the upsurge of communist guerrilla activities

I rise to move that the salary of the Home Affairs Minister be cut by $10. Read the rest of this entry »