Day: December 13, 2007

Whither Malaysia?

Imran Imtiaz Shah Yacob 13 December 2007 How much trouble is the government’s leadership actually in, given the continuing protests and arrests?

PM: Silent majority have spoken – we don’t want demos

The Star – Friday December 14, 2007 By ZULKIFLI ABD RAHMAN PETALING JAYA: The silent majority of Malaysians have spoken up and they want a stop to street demonstrations which disrupt people’s lives and cause disharmony among the country’s multi-racial population.

Suhakam Cancels Inquiry On Use Of Live Bullets In Batu Buruk

December 13, 2007 15:08 PM      KUALA TERENGGANU, Dec 13 (Bernama) — The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) on Thursday cancelled a public inquiry on allegation of live bullets were used in the Sept 8 illegal assembly in Batu Buruk.

They Don't Love The Nation, Says Abdullah

December 13, 2007 11:35 AM        PETALING JAYA, Dec 13 (Bernama) — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said Thursday that those who defame the country overseas are people who do not love their country.

Crackdown draws opposition together

TODAYonline: 13 Dec 2007 NAZRY BAHRAWI IN KUALA LUMPUR M’sia group wants audience with PM to talk about racial, religious tension in country

PM Abdullah defends crackdown on anti-government protests

The Jakarta Post, 13 Dec 2007 KUALA LUMPUR (AP): Malaysia’s prime minister has defended a crackdown on recent anti-government protests, including by ethnic minority Indians, saying he will not tolerate people who incite violence for “personal gains.”

Gerakan leader says it's much ado about nothing

The Sun 13 December, 2007 KUALA LUMPUR: Gerakan vice-president Datuk Dr S. Vijayaratnam is baffled over the fuss on raising the age of retirement for members of the Elections Commission (EC) by one year, He said it was simply consistent with what had been implemented

Mat Sabu claims trial

NST By Adie Suri Zulkefli 13 December, 2007 NIBONG TEBAL: Pas vice-president Mohamad Sabu was charged in the magistrate’s court yesterday with obstructing police from carrying out their duties. He pleaded not guilty.