Day: September 24, 2007

T'ganu police close to nabbing flag-burner

Bede Hong (Malaysiakini) Sep 24, 07 4:49pm After two weeks of chasing leads, Terengganu police are closing in on the flag-burner during the Pantai Batu Buruk riot last month, and expect to make an arrest soon. State police chief Ayub Yaakob said the investigation team

PAS wants UN to act on ‘bloody’ ceramah

Syed Jaymal Zahiid (Malaysiakini) Sep 24, 07 4:53pm The United Nations has been urged to apply pressure on the Malaysian government to punish the perpetrators of the recent ‘bloody’ ceramah in Pantai Batu Buruk, Terengganu. This was the gist of a memorandum submitted by PAS

'Election process not entirely in our hands'

NST 23 September, 2007 With the talk in town of an imminent general election, PATRICK SENNYAH talks to Election Commission chairman Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman about how prepared they are. * * * * * * * * * * All set for

NST: Batu Buruk man surrenders

23 September 2007 Kuala Terengganu: A 21-year-old gardener is the latest person to turn himself in to the police to facilitate investigations into the Sept 8 riots. The gardener, from Kampung Pengkalan Berangan, Marang, reported to the Kuala Terengganu police station on Friday night. The

NST: Four more suspects in Batu Buruk rioting surrender

2007/09/23 By Zarina Abdullah KUALA TERENGGANU: Four more suspects involved in the Sept 8 riots in Batu Buruk surrendered to the police yesterday. The four men aged between 17 and 49. Two were from Kampung Kolam, one from Jalan Sultan Zainal Abidin, and one from

The Star: Police to track down remaining riot suspects

Sunday September 23, 2007 KUALA TERENGGANU: Police will launch an operation to track down 37 people allegedly involved in the Sept 8 riot in Batu Buruk. The deadline for the suspects to surrender to the police ended on Friday. Terengganu Deputy CID chief Supt Khairi

Blogger: Am I a phantom voter?

Malaysiakini Sep 22, 07 Was former newspaper editor and now blogger Ahirudin Attan a phantom voter in Gopeng, Perak, during the last two general elections? The question arose after Ahirudin discovered on the Election Commission (EC) website that he was a voter there, despite him

NST: Suhakam completes probe into Batu Buruk riot

23 September 2007 The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) has completed its fact-finding mission into the Sept 8 rioting incident in Kuala Terengganu. Suhakam commissioner Datuk N. Siva Subramaniam said its results would be handed to Suhakam chairman Tan Sri Abu Talib Othman. “A

Batu Burok: Something rotten in Fourth Estate

Helen Ang (Malaysiakini) Sep 20, 07 12:41pm On the bloody incident at Pantai Batu Burok, the prime minister had this to say and was duly quoted in NST: “They (Opposition supporters) would provoke the police until stern action is taken and then they would cry

House owner: Ceramah is all we have

Bede Hong (Malaysiakini) Sep 19, 07 5:28pm The police had acted unfairly in preventing the opposition from using its sole means of communication – ceramah or public forums. “The government have their television, radio and newspapers. What do we have?” asked PAS veteran Ahmad Salleh.