SHOCK and outrage were expressed by many when DAP Member of Parliament (MP) Tony Pua received a death threat in the form of a live bullet and note on 11 Aug 2010. Such threats are unacceptable and should be thoroughly investigated and stopped. But according to one senior editor, receiving death threats is “part of an MP’s job”.
KUALA LUMPUR, 2 July 2009: Pakatan Rakyat (PR) parliamentarians staged a walkout in support of Karpal Singh who was ejected from the Dewan Rakyat today following an exchange of words with Umno Member of Parliament (MP) Khairy Jamaluddin. Karpal, the DAP chairperson, and Khairy, who is Umno Youth chief, locked horns over the fracas with […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 12 May 2009: The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) may recommend one of its vice-presidents to replace Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk T Murugiah. PPP president Datuk M Kayveas said he would give the candidate’s name to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak soon. “We will suggest a more senior member, […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 10 March 2009: Datuk Bung Moktar Radin (BN-Kinabatangan) today challenged Karpal Singh (DAP-Bukit Gelugor) not to use parliamentary immunity as a shield and to repeat the remarks he made about Umno Youth outside the Dewan Rakyat. Speaking after Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Kong Cho Ha tabled the Supplementary Supply Bill (2008) 2009 for […]
(Pic by hinks / sxc.hu) POLICE reports, bullets in the mail, angry protests and police interrogations. These are threats that have been expressed and carried out against individuals who have commented and criticised the monarchical heads in Malaysia. The monarchy appears to have garnered more media attention as newsmakers and opinion leaders in the last […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 26 Feb 2009: Umno Youth today gave DAP chairperson Karpal Singh 24 hours to provide evidence that the movement was responsible for sending bullets to him recently. Umno Youth deputy chief Khairy Jamaluddin said the accusation by the Bukit Gelugor member of Parliament was wild, an act of madness and ill-intentioned. “Karpal should […]
PENANG, 20 Feb 2009: DAP chairperson Karpal Singh lodged a police report today over a letter containing two live bullets which he received in his postbox yesterday. He made the report at the Penang police headquarters, accompanied by his son, Jagdeep Singh Deo. When met by reporters after lodging the report, he said the bullets […]