Najib should not have halved Suhakam’s budget from RM10 million but should have abolished the BTN and save over RM50 million


The Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak showed his true colours of basically unsympathetic to democratic and human rights of Malaysians when he more than halved the 2016 budget of Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) from over RM10 million this year to RM5.5 million for 2016.

What Najib should have done is to maintain Suhakam’s RM10 million ringgit budget and abolished Biro Tata Negara (BTN) which would have saved the government some RM54 million budgetted for next year – especially as BTN has continued to be unrepentant and continued its its negative, divisive and anti-national activity of inciting racism, disunity, bigotry and intolerance instead of fostering patriotism, unity, inter-racial and inter-religious understanding and goodwill.

Even former top Malay civil servants in G25 have condemned BTN of being “ultra Malay-racist”.

The unrepentant and recalcitrant mindset of BTN was again illustrated by the defence of the BT director Raja Arif Raja Ali of derogatory reference of the minorities in the country as “pendatang” when some of them may have been in Malaysia for several generations.

What makes Raja Arif’s defence of the derogatory reference of the term “pendatang” for Chinese and Indians is that it comes at a time when the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak was trying to assure the non-Malays in the country by declaring at the national assemblies of the non-Malay Barisan Nasional parties that the Chines and Indians are “sons of Malaysia” and not pendatangs.

When Najib was questioned about his sincerity giving such assurances as he had never made such a statement at UMNO General Assemblies, BTN’s Raja Arif’s defence of the label “pendatang” for Chinese and Indians cut deeper than ever and strikes home the question whether Najib’s assurance that Chines and Indians are “sons of Malaysia” and not pendatang is to be taken seriously by the Barisan Nasional parties, leaders and governent departments and officials like BTN.

Or is BTN higher in authority not only over the Cabinet Ministers but even the Prime Minister himself?

Will the Cabinet censure the BTN director Raja Arif for justifying the use of the derogatory term “pendatang” on Chinese and Indians in Malaysia?

(Speech at DAP “Solidarity with Lim Kit Siang and Mani RM2.6 billion?” kopitiam ceramah at Luyang, Kota Kinabalu on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 6 pm)

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  1. #1 by worldpress on Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 6:48 am

    They love to attack others call them ‘pendatang ‘.

    Earlier Administration before independence recorded many 3 races as ‘pendatang‘.
    Any question please query the British Administration!

    Migration Statistics
    HC Deb 29 November 1950 vol 481

    Mr. T. Reid
    asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies the amount of Chinese, Malayan and Indian immigration into Malaya since the end of the war.

    Mr. Dugdale
    With my hon. Friend’s permission, I shall arrange for a table of migration statistics for the period January, 1947, to June, 1950, to be circulated in the OFFICIAL REPORT. Statistics for the post-war period before 1947 are not available.

    Following is the table:
    IMMIGRATION
    ————Malays—Chinese—Indians
    1947—–11,540—126,203–43,614
    1948—–11,809—121,115–37,319
    1949—–29,126—-96,449–31,770
    1950 (January—June)
    ———–34,642—-40,421–16,634
    ———–87,117–384,188–129,337
    EMIGRATION
    ————Malays—Chinese–Indians
    1947—–10,914—130,242–54,856
    1948—–13,098—144,440–45,039
    1949—–28,399—128,884–38,033
    1950 (January—June)
    ———–36,767—-36,730—21,506
    ———–89,178—440,296–159,434

    Excess of Emigrants over Immigrants, January, 1947, to June.
    1950 ——2,061—–56,10—-30,097

  2. #2 by worldpress on Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 6:51 am

    Malaya was formed by voted MP by the majority 3 races citizen before independence – Malay, Chinese and Indian,
    Malay, Chinese and Indian these 3 races are the founder of Malaya Independence from the British Administration.
    Like it or not, this is the real fact!

  3. #3 by worldpress on Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 6:53 am

    Malayan citizenship is not a nationality, and does not affect or impair the status of British or other nationals who become Federal citizens. Citizenship may be acquired either automatically or on application. The following persons are automatically Federal citizens:

    (a) Any subject of the Ruler of a Malay State.
    (b) Any British subject born in either of the Settlements of Penang and Malacca, who is permanently resident (that is say, has completed a continuous period of 15 years’ residence) anywhere in the territories comprised in the Federation.
    (c) Any British subject born in any of the territories comprised in the Federation whose father, either
    (i) was himself born in any of these territories or;
    (ii) has resided therein for a continuous period of not less than 15 years;
    (d) Any person born in any of the territories comprised in the Federation, who habitually speaks the Malay language and conforms to Malay custom.
    (e) Any other person born in any of these territories at any time, both of whose parents were born in any of the territories and have been resident in them for a continuous period of not less than 15 years; and
    (f) Any person whose father is, at the date of that person’s birth, a Federal citizen.

    The provisions regarding the acquisition of citizenship by application are as follow:

    The High Commissioner may grant a certificate conferring the status of a Federal citizen on any person who applies and satisfies the High Commissioner—

    (a) that either—
    (i) he was born in any of the territories comprised in the Federation and has been 1011 resident in any one or more of the territories for not less than 8 out of the 12 years preceeding his application; or
    (ii) he has been resident in any one or more of those territories for not less than 15 out of the 20 years immediately preceding his application.
    (b) The applicant must satisfy the High Commissioner that he is of good character, possesses an adequate knowledge of the Malay or English language, has made a declaration of permanent settlement in the prescribed form, and if his application is approved, that he is willing to take the citizenship oath. An applicant for citizenship must be of the age of 18 or over.

    In the case of any person over the age of 45, who has been resident in any of the territories comprised in the territory of the Federation for 20 years, and who applies for citizenship within two years from the appointed day, the language qualifications will be waived.

  4. #4 by worldpress on Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 6:54 am

    UK PARLIMENT minutes at March 1951

    sked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what are the conditions of citizenship in Malaya which will allow the seven out of eight non-Federal citizens in Malaya to register as Federal citizens.

    MR.J.G.
    Nearly all Malays, who comprise about half the total population of the Federation of Malaya, are automatically Federal citizens. About one-quarter of the non-Malay population are also automatically Federal citizens; the conditions under which the remainder of the non-Malay population could acquire Federal citizenship are contained in the Federation Agreement of 1948 and I am sending my hon. Friend a copy of the relevant clauses.

  5. #5 by worldpress on Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 6:56 am

    The Malayan Emergency (HISTORY OF MALAYAN – SUB MALAY)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJy6aG45CvE

  6. #6 by worldpress on Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 6:57 am

    Rising sun over malaya (WWII)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZq8HuhodxI

  7. #7 by worldpress on Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 6:59 am

    MALAYA independence because of communism threat especially after Churchill as British Prime Minister (Malaya fell under DEMOCRACY domination, the rest of Asia would quickly follow)

    Churchill as Prime Minister in 195l: “Churchill’s shrewd instinct grasped the fact that if Malaya fell under communist domination, the rest of Asia would quickly follow”
    https://markcurtis.wordpress.com/2007/02/13/the-war-in-malaya-1948-60/

  8. #8 by worldpress on Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 7:01 am

    MANY non-Malay citizenship granted because of the communist war event in the Malaya and by the Sir Gerald Templer who wanted to win the war

    To further gain the “hearts and minds” of the non-Malays, who were the main source of communist support, Templer fought to grant Malayan citizenship to over 2.6 million Malayan residents, 1.1 million of whom were Chinese. Templer sought “political and social equality of all” Malayans.[26]
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerald_Templer

  9. #9 by worldpress on Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 7:02 am

    10 Years Before Independence – Malaya (Part 1 of 4)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQ6oWhr7XP0

    MALAYA HISTORY

  10. #10 by worldpress on Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 7:02 am

    Invading from the north, the Japanese rapidly overran Malaya and took Singapore in 1942. After the war, in 1948, a Federation of Malaya was created under British protection, but British and Commonwealth troops had to put down a Communist insurrection, which lasted into the early 1950s. It was by now agreed that Malayan independence was the answer to the Communist claim that they were fighting to free the Malayan people from the British yoke. An election in 1955 was won hands-down by the United Malay National Organisation (UMNO) by running Malay candidates in Malay-dominated areas, Chinese candidates in Chinese areas and Indian candidates in Indian ones. The UMNO’s leader Tunku Abdul Rahman became prime minister when the independent Federation of Malaya came into being in 1957.
    http://www.historytoday.com/richard-cavendish/malayan-independence

  11. #11 by worldpress on Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 8:07 am

    What is going on?
    TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN MINTA MELAYU HAPUSKAN UMNO
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IkglnAbjQEI

  12. #12 by Bigjoe on Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 9:02 am

    When caught with the “Racism is good” slide, the BTN head gave an excuse and reasonings only the hallucinating would find credible – and proud of himself.

    We have the govt officially funding a rabid diseased agency out to spread their potentially deadly disease. Its one thing to sell political narcotic of race and religion to masses for profit and enslavement, its quite another to breed potential killers and malicious. Its SOCIOPATHIC..anti-social only the freak crazy idiot can’t see its INSANE – for everyone..

  13. #13 by good coolie on Friday, 13 November 2015 - 12:59 am

    You mean the BTN clowns are still around? How come I have not come around any of them lately? Heh, Heh, it’s because I have long ago retired from Government Service and I now hobble around with a walking stick! But I swear that the fellows have never managed to brain-wash me or shrink my head.

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