18 Sep '11, 7pm

PAP refuses to change and amend or abolish outdated repressive ISA laws

PAP refuses to change and amend or abolish outdated repressive ISA laws

17. As many of you know, except for the emergency resulting from the (Indonesian) Confrontation of 1964 which has been implicitly revoked, all proclamations of emergency before this are still in force. Hence, realising the changing realities, taking the pulse of the nation and feeling the restlessness of the people aspiring for a more open Malaysia with a dynamic democracy where the views, ideas and concerns of the masses are given greater attention so that our system would be comparable to the other democracies of the world that are based on the philosophy “of the people, by the people, and for the people”, the government will present a motion, under Clause 3 Article 150 of the Federal Constitution, to the two houses of Parliament for the three proclamations of emergency to cease being in force. It is time for Malaysia to forge ahead with a new paradigm based on new hope ...

Full article: http://www.sgpolitics.net/?p=7135

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