SUARA RAKYAT MALAYSIA Urgent appeal updates: 9 December 2007 More arrests in government’s all-out assault on freedom of assembly
Day: December 9, 2007
Tian Chua being arrested outside human rights organisation Suaram’s office in Johor Baru at 5.15pm by a police team from Kuala Lumpur.
http://englishsection.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=473&Itemid=1 The arrests of Tian Chua, the Information Chief of the People’s Justice Party (KeADILan), Mohamad Sabu, the Vice-President of Pan-Islamic Party (PAS) and 12 other persons associated with the BERSIH rally on 10th November 2007 will not deter future mass actions, said Elizabeth Wong
The Star: Sunday December 9, 2007 KUALA LUMPUR: Election Commission chairman Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman is willing to continue serving in the post if asked to by the Government. He, however, said he had not received any offer letter.
Malaysiakini Dec 9, 07 7:29pm The police today conducted simultaneous arrests in various states of two top opposition leaders and a dozen of others who took part in the Nov 10 Bersih rally.
http://www.harakahdaily.net/bm/index.php/utama/mohamad-sabu-dikepung-dan-ditangkap-polis-tian-chua-turut-dicekup.html This Harakahdaily report states that PAS Vice-President Mohamad Sabu was arrested just before 4:00pm by the police in Sunway City, Tambun, Perak.
NST 09 December, 2007 KUALA LUMPUR: “I do not have the means to determine who comes to power,” is the statement from Election Commission chairman Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman. “People say those who hold the power to run elections can determine who is
Harakah English Section, 9 Dec 07 A coalition campaigning for a free and fair election here registers “disgust” over Election Commission (EC) chairman Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman recent outbursts of “unprofessional behaviour”.
We have received reports that most, if not all, of the “BERSIH 10” comprising mostly Unit Amal volunteers, have been arrested last night and this morning to be charged tomorrow. We have also received news that PAS Vice-President, Haji Mohd Sabu, has also been arrested
PM’s statements that BERSIH did not apply for a permit and that police offered alternative venue to BERSIH are false
Press Release: 9 December 2007