Category Archives: Citizen Actions

Wear BLACK This Merdeka

Should you celebrate this Merdeka

After Perak?

After Teoh Beng Hock?

After 589 arrests in a single day on August 1?

After the great lie of 1Malaysia?

Are we truly Merdeka?

Please post this video as a sticky post on your blog if you too want a truly independent Malaysia!

May He be the Last….. A Memorial of Beng Hock

May He be the Last….. A Memorial of Beng Hock
“A Tribute and Time of Humane Reflection”

Date : 29 Jul 2009 (Wednesday)
Time : 9pm till 1030pm
Venue : 1st floor hall, KLSCAH, 1, Jalan Maharajalela, Kuala Lumpur

Organized by

Civil Rights Committee, Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall

Supported by

“Justice for Beng Hock” and “1BLACKMalaysia” facebook groups

No Political Speeches. Just tribute and reflection.

Please wear black and light a candle for Beng Hock and 1,804 others who died in custody since 2003.

Semoga Beliau Mangsa Yang Terakhir….. Upacara Pengenangan Beng Hock
“Penghormatan dan Saat Keinsafan Insani”

Tarikh : 29 Jul 2009 (Rabu)
Masa : 9pm sampai 1030pm
Tempat : Dewan Tingkat 1, Dewan Perhimpunan Cina Kuala Lumpur dan Selangor (KLSCAH), 1, Jalan Maharajalela, Kuala Lumpur

Anjuran

Civil Rights Committee, Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall

Dengan sokongan

Kumpulan-kumpulan Facebook “Justice for Beng Hock” and “1BLACKMalaysia”

Tiada ucapan politik. Cuma penghormatan dan keinsafan.

Sila pakai baju hitam dan nyalakan lilin untuk Beng Hock dan 1,804 orang lain yang mati dalam tahanan pihak berkuasa sejak 2003.

让他成为最后一人 —-明福追思会

“哀悼与人道省思之时”

日期:2009729日(星期三)

时间:晚上9时至10时半

地点:隆雪华堂楼上礼堂

主办:隆雪华堂民权委员会

支援:“为明福讨公道”与“黑色大马”面子书(facebook)群组

没有政治演说。只有哀悼省思。

请穿黑衣到来,为明福与自2003年来在扣留与监禁中死亡的另外1804 一根蜡烛。

Donation for Beng Hock’s Family

Donation for Beng Hock’s family can be made to CIMB Alor Gajah, Teoh Leong Hwee, a/c: 0412-0000333-52-8. Let’s make sure his wife and unborn baby will be well taken care of financially.

Perak Crisis – the ball’s in the royal court!

The Kuala Lumpur High Court Judge Datuk Abdul Aziz Abd Rahim’s ruling that affirms the legitimacy of Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar as the Menteri Besar of Perak is the first ray of light that spells the end of the 1BLACKMalaysia.

The political crisis however would not be over until fresh elections are called. I would continue wearing black until the Assembly is dissolved.

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My second reason for mourning – Markus Ng (1985-2009)

I am completely shocked to learn that you had passed on, Markus. I regret so much that I did not get the news earlier that I missed your funeral and memorial service.

I remember the last time we met in the PJ virgil and the supper we had with two of your juniors. For different reasons, I did not go to the vigil since then. I will go in the future when circumstances permit.

You had been a great person in your brief time on earth. You had touched many hearts and souls with your sincerity and passion to do good.

It is my pleasure to have been your university mate and friend. I remember my surprise to learn that you have come to Essex to study politics, after Cheng Boon. And I learnt later how you had been active in the Essex Malaysian Society. And all these are now history.

As your brother said, you have fought the good fights. We have ours to fight and I shall remember you when I fight mine. I shall remember you next time I sing Negaraku.

I have now another reason to wear black.

Citizen of An Occupied Territory

My home state is now threatened by kleptocracy and betrayal of the highest order.

I am wearing black to mourn and protest, like the Palestinians in Intifada. Please do the same, fellow Perakians and Malaysians.

Viva la RO Perak!

1st Anniversary of the Invasion of Malaysian Parliament House by the Police

[Correction: the invasion happened on Dec 11, so the anniversary was mistakenly thought to be one day earlier. Forgive my poor memory.]

Time flies. It’s one year now from the day when the Parliamentary House was invaded by police, when seven persons including were arrested in the compound of the august house after appearing in a press conference in the Parliament lobby condemning the constitutional amendment to extend the service of Tan Sri Rashid and his fellow commissioners at the Election Commision to one year. Sixteen others of BERSIH leaders and supporters were arrested at the gate of the Parliament House. And another citizen arrested later at the police station.

A year is now gone. The country has changed. Even Rashid is gone now. Malaysians have become bolder. Many are coming out condemning ISA. Peaceful assembly is now held every Sunday at least in PJ.

But have we changed fundamentally? I have been a party spoiler since March 8.

When a speaker in the PJ gathering last Sunday passionately lashed out at Malaysians who did not turn up because of their alleged fear for ISA, I felt compelled to pour some cold water – ISA exists because Malaysia needs it. Read my piece at thenutgraph.com at 9am later.