(Perak) CNY with Najib, ex-PKR in court Tuesday February 7, 2009Posted by elizabethwong in Current Affairs, Democracy, Human Rights, Malaysia, Politics.
Tags: Constitution, Perak
Furious Perak-ians have been sending out this SMS all day Friday:-
Perakians! Let’s boycott the Chinese New Year celebration with Najib Tun Razak in Ipoh tomorrow (7 Feb) as a protest against the corrupt takeover of the Perak govt n rob the people of their elected govt. Pls forward
The 2 ex-PKR chaps are due in court on coming Tuesday morning for the corruption trial. 9 am, Sessions Court 3, Ipoh. Their lawyers certainly want to see them, as do thousands of other people equipped old shoes, without having to hide behind Najib. Dare they turn up in court?
A fellow party member told me yesterday that the two have been asking to meet him. I asked if they plan to fall down on their knees begging forgiveness (which would make it easier for him to kick their faces) or offer him money. He’s not sure.
The ex-DAP still hasn’t reopened her service centre in Jelapang since CNY. Thousands of her constituents await her.
Umno leaders found a new vocabulary “derhaka” in their pocketbook dictionary, but conveniently blacked out the fact that they were the ones who led a major onslaught against the royal houses in the era of big hair and even bigger shoulder pads.
MB Nizar still holds fort in his official residence. Tengku Razaleigh says Nizar is still MB in the Star today.
Journalist Anil Netto stays put in Ipoh to cover the ongoing Perak saga live. I’ve got a dozen meetings and programmes this long weekend.