Archive for July 2nd, 2010

Home Ministry’s suspension of PKR organ Suara Keadilan – sign of double-pincer movement of clampdown on dissent and triumph of hardliners and extremist screaming of Suara Perkasa?

Action speaks louder than words.

Today, the headline is: “Home Ministry suspends Suara Keadilan’s permit

But three days ago, Suara Perkasa made its debut with the screaming headline: “Arrest Ka Siong under ISA”.

This raises the question whether the suspension of Suara Keadilan heralds a new political development in the Barisan Nasional with a double-pincer movement of clampdown against dissent coupled and the triumph of hardliners like the immunity enjoyed by the extremist and rightwing Perkasa to incite communal disaffection.
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