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‘Correct, correct, correct, correct, correct’ October 9, 2007

Posted by elizabethwong in "We can do better", Current Affairs, Democracy, Human Rights, Malaysia, Note2Self, Politics.
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Dr. Wan Azizah Wan Ismail – ‘Correct’ (English; BM)
Lim Kit Siang – ‘Correct
Param Curamaswamy – ‘Correct
R. Sivarasa – ‘Correct
Bar Council – ‘Correct

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The Invisible ‘Witness Protection Act’ October 8, 2007

Posted by elizabethwong in Current Affairs, Democracy, Huh?!, Human Rights, Malaysia, Politics.
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This news depleted one of my phones’ battery today .

We checked past ‘Order of the Day’ sheets, Hansards, Parliament Legal Division, counterchecked with LawNet etc. I’m going blind. If the office had missed this, I would be skinned alive, dyed and made into a dartboard cover.

Boh. Tak-de. E-lek.

There was an Evidence of Child Witness Bill 2007 tabled and passed by the Lower House 2 sessions ago. But no sight of a Witness Protection Bill 2007.

(see: Parliament website folder on Bills in the House 2007)

But the Star and Sun) reported Nazri saying there was an ‘Act’ whereas New Straits Times reported him as referring to the Witness Protection Bill, “tabled recently in Parliament”.

Perhaps it’s so potent that it’s only visible to whistleblowers and informants. Or maybe it’s a bill that underwent surgery that we can’t recognise this?

The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, Lim Kit Siang from DAP, and Dr. Wan Azizah from KeADILan, are ‘baffled’ and ‘mystified’, respectively.

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Judicial Jigsaw October 6, 2007

Posted by elizabethwong in Current Affairs, Democracy, Human Rights, Malaysia, Note2Self, Politics.
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Thanks to Malaysiakini‘s hard work for reassembling this jigsaw, the least that the Anti-Corruption Agency should do is investigate it, not gun for the messengers and whistleblower.