Kenyataan Media Bersama Pertubuhan Bukan Kerajaan 23 Jun 2014 Kami, Pertubuhan-pertubuhan Bukan Kerajaan yang menandatangan di bawah, mengecam keganasan polis semasa menahan 16 orang aktivis yang menuntut penutupan kilang Lynas pada petang 22hb Jun 2014 di kawasan perindustrian Gebeng, Kuantan. Insiden ini sekali lagi menunjukkan kelakuan anggota-anggota polis yang tidak berdisiplin dan hak asasi manusia … Continue reading Mengecam Keganasan Polis dan Menubuhkan IPCMC
[ Policy Matters ] – KPRU Parliamentary Policy Briefing on Three draft bills to replace Sedition Act Preliminary drafts of the three separate bills suggested by the National Unity Consultative Council (NUCC) to replace the Sedition Act 1948 are as follows: Date and Venue: 18 June 2014 (Wednesday) 1.00 pm – 2.30 pm Bilik Taklimat, … Continue reading KPRU Parliamentary Policy Briefing on three draft bills to replace Sedition Act
[ Policy Matters ] – KPRU Parliamentary Policy Briefing on Oil Royalty Towards 20% Oil Royalty - Understanding Petroleum Economics for lawmakers. Date and Venue: 10 June 2014 (Tuesday) 1.00 pm – 2.30 pm Bilik Taklimat, Level 2, Main Block, Parliament. Speaker: MP Rafizi Ramli, Pandan Moderator: MP Darell Leiking, Penampang … Continue reading KPRU Parliamentary Policy Briefing on Oil Royalty
Preliminary drafts of the three separate bills suggested by the National Unity Consultative Council (NUCC) to replace the Sedition Act 1948 are as follows: [A draft Racial and Religious Hate Crimes Bill](NUCC version) A BILL Intituled An Act relating to the promotion and preservation of national harmony by punishing racial and religious hatred and protecting the right to freedom of speech and expression, and to provide for related matters. [ ] ENACTED by the Parliament of Malaysia as follows: PART I PRELIMINARY 1. Short title (1) This Act may be cited as the Racial and Religious Hate Crimes Act 2014. (2) This Act comes into operation on a date to be appointed by the Minister by notification in the Gazette. 2. Definitions (1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires – “conduct” includes any act, deed, speech, publication, writing, statements, expressions or innuendo. "engage in conduct" includes use of the internet, e-mail or any electronic means to publish or transmit statements or other material. “person” includes any company, association, body of persons or public authority, whether incorporated or not. "publication" includes all written or printed and everything whether of a nature similar to written or printed matter or not containing any visible representation or by its form, shape or in any other manner capable suggesting words or ideas in every copy or reproduction or substantial reproduction of any publication. "race" includes— (i) colour; (ii) descent or ancestry; (iii) nationality or national origin; (iv)ethnicity or ethnic origin; (v) if 2 or more distinct races are collectively referred to as a race— a) each of those distinct races; b)that collective race; "religious belief or activity" means— (i)holding or not holding a belief, religious belief or view; (ii)engaging in, not engaging in or refusing to engage in a lawful religious activity “Ruler” means the Yang di-Pertuan Agong or the Ruler or Yang di-Pertua Negeri of any state in Malaysia. "words" includes any phrase, sentence or other consecutive number or combination of words, oral or written. 3. Incitement against Rulers (1)Whoever, engages in conduct that is intended to bring into hatred or contempt of any Ruler is guilty of an offence and shall be punished with a fine of not more than RM5,000.00 or imprisonment of not more than 7 years or both. (2) Notwithstanding anything in sub-section (1), a conduct shall not be deemed to be conduct intended to bring into hatred or contempt of any Ruler if it is to show that any Ruler has been misled or mistaken in any of his measures. … Continue reading Three draft bills to replace Sedition Act
Election fever has become a phenomenon in this equatorial country ever since the March 8 political tsunami, which has changed the political landscape, though the political transformation has not completed yet. To a certain extent, each legislature at federal and state level hasput a different complexion on politics. The recent Terengganu political crisis and the … Continue reading What’s wrong with the Terengganu crisis?
Semalam pada 3 Jun 2014, Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Najib Razak dan Setiausaha Kerja UMNO, Datuk Ab. Rauf Yusoh telah menyerahkan writ saman terhadap portal berita Malaysiakini susulan penyiaran dua artikel pada 14 Mei lalu yang mengumpul pandangan pembaca berhubung isu krisis Terengganu baru-baru ini, yang dikatakan berunsuran fitnah. Penerbit Malaysiakini, Mkini Dotcom Sdn Bhd, … Continue reading Najib “ikut jejak” PM Singapura, saman Malaysiakini?