Pakatan Harapan Must Take Responsibility for Arrest of 8 Activists in Sabah

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) condemns the arrest of 8 youth and student activists in Kota Kinabalu and the unnecessary physical violence used to disperse a peaceful protest. The arrest of the 8 today marks the 10th youth and student activists arrested within the period of a week.

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ANWAR NEEDS TO SHOW US HIS REFORM PLAN

Press statement by Kua Kia Soong, SUARAM Adviser 14.9.2018

After the disappointment of the new PH government reneging on their GE14 manifesto promises, Anwar has to tell us what he plans to do that is different from the actions of the current Prime Minister. If he fails to produce a better vision than Dr. Mahathir has shown us thus far, there really isn’t much to look forward to and we might as well let the current PM last out his term until the next elections.

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LET ANWAR STAND IN DR. M’S CONSTITUENCY

Press statement by Kua Kia Soong, 12 Sep 2018

After the frivolous “Kajang Move”, it is a wonder that our thick-skinned politicians in Pakatan Harapan still want to test the patience of Malaysian voters by forcing another by-election to allow Anwar Ibrahim to become a Member of Parliament.

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CAN WE AFFORD NEW FIGHTER JETS?

Press statement by Kua Kia Soong, SUARAM Adviser 9 Sept 2018

Our new Minister of Defence Mohamed Sabu recently dropped a bombshell (well, not literally) when he revealed that only four out of the 28 Russian fighter jets owned by the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) are air-worthy. He said that the RMAF had 18 Russian-made Sukhoi Su-30MKM and 10 MiG-29 jetfighters and that the remaining 14 Sukhois are under repair. He further said the RMAF was unable to properly maintain the airworthiness of these fighter jets.

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DECRIMINALISE CONSENSUAL SEX BETWEEN ADULTS

Press statement by Kua Kia Soong, SUARAM Adviser, 7 Sep 2018

A few days ago, Malaysia attained international notoriety for caning two Malaysian women in a religious court after being convicted of attempting to have lesbian sex in a car. In striking contrast, the Indian supreme court yesterday held that section 377 of their penal code, which criminalised consensual sexual acts between adults of the same sex, was unconstitutional.

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