WIRE-TAPPING IS A GROSS ABUSE OF HUMAN RIGHTS

Press statement by Kua Kia Soong, SUARAM Adviser 13 Jan 2020

In their exuberance over the exposure of wiretapped conversations of the former Prime Minister, some Malaysian NGOs have sanctioned the release of these audio recordings by the MACC, carelessly muddling through historical facts in the process and justifying the legality of the process.

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PM SHOULD TAKE OVER THE HOME MINISTRY TOO

Press statement by Kua Kia Soong, SUARAM Adviser 12 Jan 2020

While our nonagenarian Prime Minister has proactively taken over the Education portfolio – albeit temporarily – simply because he sees that the minister concerned had to be removed and important reforms need to be implemented, may we suggest he does the same with the Home Ministry? For while education concerns the application of so called “soft skills” that take time to come to fruition, the failings of the Home Ministry concern questions of life and death of human beings and the fundamental liberties of Malaysians. Therefore, we propose that our talented PM also considers taking over the Home Ministry temporarily in order to clear these rather pressing issues that confound the Malaysian public. After all, he was also Home Minister during Operation Lalang in 1987.

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