I questioned whether Malaysians truly oppose ISA, whether how many would defend Ahmad Ismail and condemn ISA if he alone was arrested under ISA.
Two of such responses are particularly illuminating:
***”written by Jan, December 10, 2008 16:15:57
***written by Jan, December 10, 2008 16:26:56
Just look at Tan Hoon Cheng the reporter. If she stood beside Ahmad guess who’s more likely to cause racial tension? Yet they arrested Tan and went on record to tell the rakyat they wanted to protect Tan. The Home Minister must think the Malayisan people are all dungus.
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They provide a very straightforward reason to oppose ISA: A BAD government is using a BAD law against GOOD people.
Now, what do you do if instead a GOOD government has used the BAD law against BAD people? Should we still oppose ISA?