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Happy 2oo8! December 31, 2007

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Wishing you a very Happy New Year, filled with more adventures, joy and love!

(oh… don’t forget to Vote4Change!)

(Updated 1730 hours – Grrrr.)

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Rounding up 2007 December 29, 2007

Posted by elizabethwong in Current Affairs, Democracy, Human Rights, Malaysia, Note2Self, Politics, Race Relations.
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Quote of the year: Something to chew on, while waiting for the New Year and the coming General Elections.

“If the Barisan Nasional is really strong as they claim, they do not have to resort to such measures.”

(Source: Ansari Abdullah, lawyer and Parti KeADILan Rakyat‘s Sabah Liaison Chief, referring to high-handed police tactics.. Quoted in Daily Express, Sabah. Ansari is also the lawyer for former Chief Minister of Sabah Chong Kah Kiat who filed a lawsuit against the Kudat Town Board over the construction of a Mazu statue)

Velocity of liberty December 26, 2007

Posted by elizabethwong in Current Affairs, Democracy, Huh?!, Human Rights, Malaysia, Note2Self, Politics, Race Relations.
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It takes less than 3 seconds to sign an ISA detention order which condemns a person to indefinite detention without trial.

But it will take 3 weeks, according to Government prosecutors to prepare their case in court.

High Court judge Zainal Azman put off the hearing after the prosecution team, led by senior deputy public prosecutors Kamaludin Md Said and Abdul Wahab Mohd, said that they needed more time to prepare for the hearing.

“We will need at least three weeks to file in the 40 affidavits and prepare our case,” said Kamaludin. (Malaysiakini, 26 Dec 2007)

Yes, it takes this long. Despite what the Inspector-General of Police, Musa “Turn-Over” Hassan deems as irrefutable proof of the Hindraf-5′s terrorist links, apart from his litany of the five men’s alleged threat to national security.

Three whole weeks. Irrefutable proof. Wow.

Hearings will only commence Jan 24, 2008.

Merry Christmas! December 25, 2007

Posted by elizabethwong in Malaysia, Note2Self.
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mistletoeDespite the damper just before Xmas, thanks to a Deputy Minister and his Director-General with a combined IQ of an egg spewing rubbish, there’s still plenty of baking, roasting, cuddling, peace and good cheer to spread around.

Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and/or Happy Holidays :)

And …

I’ll be home for Christmas
You can count on me
Please have snow and mistletoe
And presents under the tree
Christmas Eve will find me
Where the love light beams
I’ll be home for Christmas
If only in my dreams

Yep. Home is where the heart is :)

19 Dec: Fight for your right to assembly! December 17, 2007

Posted by elizabethwong in Current Affairs, Democracy, Human Rights, Malaysia, Note2Self, Politics.
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fight4freedom.jpgIn recent weeks, the Government and their NGO cronies have embarked on a campaign to stop and suppress the rights of Malaysians to peaceful assemble.

The Right to assemble is a fundamental right enshrined in the Federal Constitution Article 10, Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948 (Article 20) and International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights 1966 (Article 21)

Based on the intimidation, threat and the use of draconian laws like the police Act Section 27 and the misuse of Magistrate Court order to suppress assemblies and the continues use of malicious advertisement in media, the Government is all out to put an end to Peaceful Public Assemble.

If we allow this, it would be a major blow to human rights and our democratic rights.

To defend the Rights to Public Assemble, The Coalition To Defend – Right To Assemble which is represented by community based organization, NGOs and political parties will organize a peaceful assemble at SUHAKAM

To highlight and protect :
1. The Right to peaceful assembly as enshrined under Article 10 of the Federal Constitution
2. To support the position of SUHAKAM in protecting the right to peaceful assembly and its position in opposing the issuing of police permits.
3. To oppose and protest the action of the Government and other parties in undermining the Right of the Rakyat to assemble peacefully

The Peaceful Assembly as well as the memorandum handing ceremony will take place in SUHAKAM office as follows:
Date : 19 December 2007 (Wednesday) 
Time : 11 am 
Venue : SUHAKAM Office 
Jalan Raja Laut, Kuala Lumpur

PLEASE CIRCULATE

V. Ganabathirau December 14, 2007

Posted by elizabethwong in Current Affairs, Democracy, Human Rights, Malaysia, Note2Self, Politics.
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A touching portrait of V. Ganabathirau, from Tony Pua, DAP economic advisor and head of DAP Damansara branch.

Ganabathi will not have the chance to see his 8-month old baby girl grow up, thanks to Abdullah Badawi and UMNO.

Please forward this around as you won’t get to read this in any of our mainstream newspapers. Pah…
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Full video: The Lingam-Fairuz scandal December 14, 2007

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Ta-dah!

Does Abdullah Badawi know what ‘Independence of the Judiciary” actually means?

FULL TRANSCRIPT (below)

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Ops Selamat Pak Lah dah bermula December 13, 2007

Posted by elizabethwong in Bebal-ism, Current Affairs, Democracy, Human Rights, Malaysia, Politics.
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Dua hari selepas Udayakumar, penasihat undang-undang HINDRAF telah menjelaskan kepada Utusan Malaysia bahawa HINDRAF bukan pertubuhan anti-Melayu, tetapi musuh sebenarnya ialah UMNO, kini beliau bersama 4 rakan-rakannya ditahan di bawah Akta Keselamatan Dalam Negara (ISA).

Bilakah musuh UMNO boleh menjadi musuh negara?

Cis. Bebal betul Pak Lah ni. Pandai bazir wang, pandai tidur. Pandai buat tak tau. ‘Zero’ kemahiran mentadbir negara.

Jangan biar negara kita sampai ke tahap parah seperti Zimbabwe dan Myanmar.
Lawan tetap lawan.
Lawan demi maruah.
Lawan sampai menang.

(Kemaskini) Sesiapa yang berada di Pulau Pinang, sila datang ke “Malam untuk Keadilan” yang memberi sokongan kepada semua orang yang ditahan. Program ini dianjur oleh pihak Suaram-Pulau Pinang dan rakan-rakan NGO di utara.

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Hippocretin December 13, 2007

Posted by elizabethwong in Bebal-ism, Current Affairs, Democracy, Huh?!, Human Rights, Malaysia, Politics.
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A new species was discovered in Malaysia, a country close to the equator, in November 2003. Political scientists have called it ‘Hippocretin‘ and is said to be a cross-breed between a hypocrite and a cretin. It is believed this new being which resembles a chicken, is easily spotted with its Big Ears, has an IQ of ‘Ling-ling’ and the ability to fall asleep anytime, thus needing constant guidance and prodding from his brood to move around. It loves Nasi Kandar but definitely not floods. It is known to be afraid of crowds.pmstupid2.jpgBut seriously.This is a little rich, coming from someone who flew off to Venezeula, then a week’s holiday in Perth (and caught opening a Nasi Kandar shop of his family’s, of all things!), when the country faced the worst floods ever in its history.Is buying a RM 200 million personal jet a form of loving your country, when fuel subsidies are cut and inflation spirals?Is enriching your family and friends with titles, contracts and money a patriotic act? Do you know the difference between filial acts and patriotism.Is silencing people who have legitimate grouses and demonstrate peacefully with chemical-laced water, teargas, batons, mass arrests, media machinery, called loving your people?IS ARRESTING UDAYAKUMAR, MANO etc. WITHOUT TRIAL under the ISA, taking away their right to defend themselves in an open court, a fair and just action?No, Hippocretin.It’s a cowardly act.

Siu-sei-yan December 12, 2007

Posted by elizabethwong in Bebal-ism, Current Affairs, Democracy, Huh?!, Human Rights, Malaysia, Politics.
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Siu-sei-yan* #1:
When we read bebal statements from w*nk*rs like the one below, how can we possibly resist giving a good shove?

Don’t push the PM, Hisham warns people

KUALA LUMPUR: Do not push the Prime Minister, warns Umno Youth chief Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein. (source: The Star)

Siu-sei-yan #2 (alternate exclaimation:- lei-mo-kow-cho**):
Haider ‘The Seal’ again??? Khoo Kay Kim???!!! Isn’t Steve Shim mentioned in the tape??

*Siu-sei-yan = Laugh until die! (Cantonese)
**lei-mo-kow-cho = You are not joking! (Cantonese)

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