WHO APPROVED THE BITTERLY TOXIC & NOXIOUS BTN?

Press statement by Kua Kia Soong, SUARAM Adviser 4 July 2018

So, the Pakatan Harapan government has decided to keep the bitterly toxic and noxious BTN (National Civics Bureau). After the much-trumpeted promised reforms by the new Harapan Government and the setting up of the Committee for Institutional Reforms, the decision to keep this highly dubious institution is an affront to Malaysians who have hoped for a new Malaysia. It is also a slap in the face of all the supposedly “eminent” members of the Committee for institutional Reforms unless of course, they themselves had approved the retention of the BTN.

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DECLARATION OF ASSETS – START WITH TAIB MAHMUD

Press statement by Kua Kia Soong, SUARAM Adviser 3 July 2018

From the on-going investigation into the fabulous wealth of the former Prime Minister that had been compounded by the police, this question immediately springs to mind: Is the accumulated wealth by Najib and his wife exceptional among Malaysian public officials? Are they an aberration? Are there any other Malaysian public officials wallowing in such wealth?

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TRANSPARENCY MEANS ASSET DECLARATIONS BY ALL PUBLIC OFFICIALS

Press statement by Kua Kia Soong, SUARAM Adviser 28 June 2018

The torrid exposure of the ostentatious wealth seized from the residencies of the former Prime Minister and the mantra of transparency by the new PH government points to the urgent need for full asset declarations by all public officials. To presume that corruption and ostentatious wealth are only afflictions that affect BN and not PH politicians is the ultimate in naivete.

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LODIN THE SMALL FRY IN BIG SCANDALS

Press statement by Kua Kia Soong, SUARAM Adviser 25 June 2018

Former 1MDB chairman Lodin Wok Kamaruddin has sought to distance himself from Najib Razak’s claim that board members had wrongly kept the alleged embezzlement of funds a secret from him, claiming that he is just a “small fry”. For a small fry, Lodin Wok has been a close associate of the former Prime Minister and together, they have been embroiled in more than one big scandal.

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Police Abuses and Harassment against Human Rights Defenders Must Stop

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) strongly condemn the arrest of Siti Kassim. Siti Kassim was reportedly arrested under Section 186 of the Penal Code (obstructing public servant in discharge of his public function) and Section 363 of the Penal Code for kidnapping when the police broke into her house detaining her and her client who was sheltered at her house.

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