Will Dewan Rakyat meet on August 16 and Dewan Negara meet from August 17 – 19 on completion of the two-week suspension of the Parliament special meeting because of Covid-19 pandemic as advised by Noor Hisham?
Today is a black mark in Malaysian parliamentary history.
I do not think anyone, whether in the past, present or future would have thought that there would be a day when Malaysian Members of Parliament would be blocked from the Malaysian Parliament.
In 1933, Hitler was suspected of burning down the German Parliament – the infamous Reichstag fire – to begin his dictatorial Nazi rule.
Is Malaysia to have its infamous history where Parliament is locked down using the Covid-19 pandemic as an excuse to save the backdoor, illegitimate and undemocratic from being toppled in a major constitutional crisis of its own making?
Health director-general Noor Hisham Abdullah had proposed on August 1 that the special parliamentary meeting be postponed for two weeks.
Will Dewan Rakyat therefore meet on August 16 and the Dewan Negara meet from August 17 – 19 on completion of the two-week suspension of the Parliament special meeting because of the Covid-19 pandemic as advised by Noor Hisham?