Statement Archive for November 2016

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2016-11-01 Pandikar should retract his media conference statement last Thursday which led to police reports and police probe into three former Cabinet Ministers for their speeches on 1MDB in Parliament and reiterate parliamentary principle that police should not challenge MPs’ parliamentary privilege and immunity except in clear-cut cases provided by the Constitution Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-02 Call on Najib to come to Parliament on Monday to give assurance that his government would uphold and respect traditional parliamentary privileges and he would not countenance any police or criminal action against MPs for speaking up in Parliament on the 1MDB scandal Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-04 Is Speaker Pandikar capable of leading MPs to fend off Executive and police threats to parliamentary privileges and immunities by arbitrary, unconstitutional and illegal assumption of non-existing powers against Parliament? Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-05 Sanusi confirms he will attend with Tun Mahathir the meeting in Parliament on Tuesday of MPs (including former MPs and Ministers) to discuss how to defend Parliament and MPs’ parliamentary privileges and immunities against insidious police encroachments Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-06 Najib should learn from the anti-corruption campaign in China where some one million officials, from Ministers and other “tigers” downwards, were punished in the last three years to ensure that Malaysia is famed as one of the top countries for anti-corruption Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-07 China is catching “tigers” and Indonesia “crocodiles”, why is Malaysia not catching “sharks” in the war against grand corruption? Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-08 Had Pandikar committed the crime under section 124(B) of Penal Code of activity detrimental to parliamentary democracy when he egged on police investigations of three former Cabinet Ministers for their speeches on 1MDB in Parliament? Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-09 Instead of being referred to the Committee of Privileges, MACC Chief Commissioner Dzulkifli Ahmad should volunteer to appear before Committee of Privileges to explain his offence of parliamentary contempt in his 100-day “Open Warkaf” Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-11 Congrats Pandikar on improving googling skills but he has still some distance to go to acquire general proficiency of an ordinary Internet user Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-12 The four weeks “horribilis” that reinforce world perceptions that Malaysia has become a global kleptocracy Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-13 14th General Election will be battle between democracy versus kleptocracy Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-14 Najib cannot be more wrong – Malaysia is far from a “mediocre” country or we would not have become a “global kleptocracy” in seven short years! Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-14 Rafizi’s conviction, jail sentence and disqualification as MP confronts Malaysians with the stark choice in 14GE whether they want democracy or kleptocracy in Malaysia Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-15 MalaysiaKini commended for its frame-by-frame footage of the Jamal red-nose incident during the Red Shirts’ anti-Bersih outing at Ampang Point to highlight the provocation of kleptocrats and their ilk to sabotage Bersih 5 Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-16 Is the Najib camp trying to ingratiate with the new Trump team by alleging that the US DOJ suit on 1MDB was part of US AG Loretta Lynch’s conspiracy to divert attention from Hilary Clinton’s email controversy and should be abandoned by the Trump administration? Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-17 Time to stop all pretences and charade – Is the Najib government admitting “MO1” is Najib or not? Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-17 Prime Minister and Inspector-General of Police will be guilty of grave dereliction of duty if they fail to uphold the law and allow the Red Shirts to go on provocative rampage, resulting in clashes and ugly incidents on Saturday Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-18 Is IGP’s preposterous statement a signal to the Red Shirts that the police will not uphold the law and ignore Section 18 of Peaceful Assembly Act, allowing the Red Shirts ri go on a rampage tomorrow? Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-18 Khalid should stop acting as if he is mere apologist for UMNO’s Red Shirts which will undermine police honour and morale as overewhelming majority of policemen and policewomen are professional and non-partisan who want to be guardians of the Constitution, law and order in the country and not play political games Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-20 Najib is the real loser in the successful Bersih 5 rally yesterday Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-21 Call for immediate release of Bersih leaders Maria Chin, Hishamuddin Rais, four Pakatan Harapan MPs/SA Anthony Loke, Zuraida, Tian Chua and Howard Lee and others arrested in government’s Bersih 5 crackdown Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-21 DAP wants to topple the UMNO/Barisan Nasional government for making Malaysia a “global kleptocracy”, but by constitutional means through the democratic process by the ballot box and not in any violent, unconstitutional or revolutionary manner Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-23 Nur Jazlan’s statement that Maria Chin’s arrest under SOSMA was not because of terrorism is irrefutable proof that Najib is the undisputed “U-turn King” and Malaysia’s most untrustworthy Prime Minister whose promises and pledges, , even in Parliament, are not worth a single sen Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-23 Call on all MPs, including from BN, to reject five-year extension of Sosma police powers to detain a person for 28 days for investigation with the pernicious abuse of powers in Maria Chin’s detention, which is vengeful, vicious, vindictive Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-24 Sebagai juara hak asasi manusia, Aung San Suu Kyi mesti membuktikan bahawa beliau adalah juara untuk semua lapisan manusia, tanpa mengira kaum, agama, wilayah dan latar belakang, dan bukan sekadar menayangkan ilusi juara hak asasi untuk kaum yang beliau suka sahaja, atau kelompok yang memberi kelebihan atau kemudahan politik untuk dirinya sahaja Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-25 MCA stand it cannot support PAS private member’s motion but would support it if the bill was moved by the government most shocking and unbelievable as it is downright unprincipled and irresponsible Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-26 The battle lines in the 14GE is “democracy vs kleptocracy” and the political challenge is to create an united opposition coalition committed to constitutional and democratic reforms in Malaysia Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-26 Why is Maria Chin held under Sosma for Bersih receiving puny funds from OSF while Najib goes scot-free for receiving astronomical RM4.2 billion from foreigners? Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-27 DAP to launch a RCI into whether dreams and aspirations of Sabahans in forming Malaysia had been fulfilled or betrayed since 1963 Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-28 If Maria Chin is to be held under Sosma for 28 days because of a puny grant from Open Society Foundation before 2011 which had never been used for any Bersih rally, then Najib should be detained for life for receiving RM4.2 billion from foreign sources Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-28 Mah and Liow should explain whether they have given an undertaking that MCA and Gerakan Ministers and MPs would support Hadi’s private member’s bill if it is taken over by UMNO as a government bill Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-29 Will Maria Chin be re-arrested after her habeas corpus case had been officially disposed off? Lim Kit Siang
2016-11-30 When will Malaysia break into the dominance of Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan and Japan in rankings of TIMSS for math and science or is this a mere pipe-dream? Lim Kit Siang