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TOMMY THOMAS 36

** Versi Bahasa Malaysia menyusul di akhir posting ini 1. I was shocked to read excerpts from Tommy Thomas’ book My Story: Justice in the Wildness. Tommy was one of those lawyers who hated me. But before I became once again Prime Minister Tommy came with Zainur Zakaria and Ambiga, both who at one time ...

RULE OF LAW 44

1. I had previously pointed out that in Malaysia no one should act above the law, no matter how exalted is his or her position.2. But it seems that the law at times allows itself to be used at the behest of those in positions of authority.3. Those in charge of maintaining the law find ...

THE RULE OF LAW 63

1. In America a black man was throttled to death by a policeman kneeling with his knee on the neck of the unfortunate man. 2. Another black man in America was shot to death by the police for no reason. 3. In France a black man was dragged and beaten by the police. 4. In ...

THE RULE OF LAW 120

1. One of the things associated with democracy is that Governments and the people must subscribe to the Rule of Law.2. We all believe that if we do this, we will enjoy good governance and, the people would be protected through the application of laws.3. But now we are seeing laws being used to do ...

PLEA – BARGAIN 118

1. Malaysia had never accepted nor practiced the concept of plea- bargain in which a criminal suspect would offer to help the Government in return for some concession to his advantage.2. Plea-bargain is practiced in the United States of America. Even then it is about information which will give bigger gains to the Government. It ...

KENYATAAN MEDIA 26

1. Saya hairan dengan kenyataan media Pejabat Perdana Menteri yang menjelaskan YAB Perdana Menteri tidak terlibat dengan melepas Riza Aziz. 2. Setakat yang saya tahu tiada sesiapa pun yang menuduh Perdana Menteri. 3. Ini sama dengan dakwaan berkali-kali bahawa ia Tan Sri Muhyiddin tidak hendak jadi Perdana Menteri. Tidak perlu protes kerana tidak ada siapa ...

THE MALAYSIAN CONSTITUTION 74

​1.  When the MacMichael Treaties (or agreements) were signed, the states of Malaysia became a colony of the British.  The Malayan Union would be ruled entirely by the British.  The Malays could no longer claim ownership of the states.  There no longer was a Tanah Melayu or Malay Land. 2.  As one, the Malays rose in protest.  Such was their unity that the British had to back downand abrogated ...

Keynote address at Transparency International Anticorruption Summit 2018 27

Text of PM Keynote address at Transparency International Anticorruption Summit 2018. Excellencies ladies and gentlemen. Firstly, I would like to say thank you to Transparency International Malaysia for this invitation to deliver a keynote address at this very important conference. This conference is about corruption.And how to combat corruption. We in Malaysia have just emerged ...

THE LAST DAYS OF PARLIAMENT 48

1. Malaysians have been expecting Parliament to be dissolved so that election can be held. There were rumours about the dissolution of Parliament since 2015. But each time the Government failed to do so. If the Government was confident it would win, early election would give it a longer life. It must be because it ...

ANTI “FAKE NEWS” LAW 10

1. Hari ini undang-undang untuk mencegah “berita palsu” mula dibahas oleh Parlimen. Dengan majoriti yang ada pada Kerajaan sudah tentu undang-undang ini akan dilulus. 2. Yang menakutkan rakyat dan parti lawan ialah apakah definisi “berita palsu”. Yang dijelaskan dalam undang-undang hanya siapa yang dianggap bersalah. Apakah yang dianggap berita palsu tidak dijelas. Taklimat yang diberi ...