Archive for May 7th, 2009

Najib’s 1Malaysia shredded into smithereens – disgraceful police lockdown of Ipoh and scandalous spectacle of 2 Speakers, 2 Assemblies

Flash – So far 64 people (including 4 MPs and 5 SAs from Pakatan Rakyat) arrested by police in the Ipoh lock-down!

The Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s 1Malaysia has been shredded into smithereens by the disgraceful police lockdown of Ipoh and the scandalous spectacle of two Speakers and two Assemblies – as if the constitutional scandal of two Mentris Besar is not bad enough for Perak and Malaysia!

It is unlikely that Najib will be able to live down the political baggage of having orchestrated the three-month Perak constitutional and political crisis and stalemate spawning two Mentris Besar, two Speakers, two Assemblies together with three renegade State Assembly members and a renegade State Assembly clerk unless he is prepared to act boldly to admit his colossal error and misjudgement and agree to the dissolution of the Perak State Assembly for the holding of Perak state-wide general election to return the mandate to Perakians.

For the sake of an unethical, undemocratic, illegal and unconstitutional power grab, Najib has brought important institutions of the country into greater disrepute, whether the police, the MACC, the judiciary and seriously impaired the vital doctrine of separation of powers.

Perakians, Malaysians and the world today witness another unethical, undemocratic, illegal and unconstitutional power grab – the office and powers of the Speaker when the Perak State Assembly has not officially met. Read the rest of this entry »


Flash updates from Perak

Sivakumar(centre) removed from the chamber by the Sergeant-at-Arms and special branch officers. Pic by sun2surf

4.36 pm – Pakatan Rakyat ADUNs are having press conference at state assembly library. The flash updates ends here.

Sivakumar being dragged out of the House (Pic courtesy of Sinar Harian)

2. 40 pm – Speaker Siva was dragged out by 10 police officers.

50 security personnel in dewan.

2.38 pm – the police and civil servant and BN are trying to get rid of speaker in what ever way they can, including using brute power.

2.36 pm – Police, special branch, men in black and traditional malay costume, all trying to approach Speaker. Shouting and scuffling.
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