Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Bersih organizers to face the music

Perkasa will cancel if illegal rally on July 9 is called off

KUALA LUMPUR: Perkasa will cancel its planned rally if the Opposition-initiated Bersih rally on July 9 is called off, its president Datuk Ibrahim Ali said Monday.

He said Perkasa's rally was to show that not all Malaysians supported the Bersih rally.

Ibrahim also urged the police to take whatever action within the confines of the law to stop the organisers from going ahead with the July 9 rally.

He was speaking to reporters after giving his statement at the Dang Wangi police station, where he arrived at noon.

He left the station at 1.45pm.

Taken from The Star

Bersih is not an NGO or free from any political influence as we can see that previously in the Bersih 1.0 rally in 2007, the majority of those who turned out for the rally are actually
PAS members.

However, the question is where are the DAP and PKR members? Why is it only PAS members are making a fool of themselves, since they are certainly fools for being used by
the communist elements of Malaysia even though the Communist Party of Malaya (CPM) had been disband.

Even PAS had (refer Harakah daily) urged its members to go to the illegal rally that will be held on this coming 9th July 2011.

They would even provide a lawyer for free for their members who went to the illegal rally on that day if the members are caught by the authorities.

However, in the news last night, Ambiga had confirmed that Bersih will go on with it's plan of holding the illegal demonstration.

In retaliation, Datuk Ibrahim Ali also stressed that he could not stop Perkasa members to go for a demonstration too so that the world will know that not all Malaysians supports Bersih.

PM: Organisers will be held responsible if there is chaos at rally

KUALA LUMPUR: The organisers of the July 9 rally will be held responsible if the march should result in chaos, warned Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Najib said the rally was not about wanting to send a memorandum to the King or about flaws within the country's election rules but about the Opposition wanting to wrest back the political momentum regained by Barisan Nasional.

“Do not create chaos just because you want power. If the country is in chaos, then you will be held responsible,” he said during the opening of PPP's 58th annual general assembly at Putra World Trade Centre here yesterday.

The Bersih 2.0 rally on July 9 attempts to gather people on a march to Istana Negara to hand over a memorandum on electoral reforms.

Both Umno Youth and Perkasa had since announced that they would hold rallies of their own on that day. None of them have received police permit for any gathering.

Najib said it was irresponsible for certain groups to create chaos just to gain power, pointing out that claims of irregularities in election rules and electoral roll did not make sense when the Opposition was in power in four states.

“Barisan does not manipulate the election. If we do, why should we want to lose four states to the Opposition?

“We do not want to win elections based on manipulation. We want to win because the rakyat support and trust us,” he said.

Najib also challenged the Opposition to fight it out with Barisan in a general election instead of holding street demonstrations, which would only result in problems.

“If you have guts, then fight us during an election and not this way. Only those with no guts will hold demonstrations,” he said.

In his speech, PPP president Datuk Seri M. Kayveas criticised Bersih 2.0 organisers, saying that street demonstrations were not part of Malaysian culture and that it would only cause instability.

“Why must the rally organisers drag the innocent public into their cause? Do they really consider the public's safety and peace when they plan a demonstration?

Taken from The Star

The opposition who is the real culprit behind the proposed Bersih illegal rally are not actually keeping to their words of upholding democracy when they are inciting their followers to cause the downfall of the Federal Government via the illegal demonstration.

The flyers of those apprehended by the police yesterday read: “If the people of Arab nations were successful in toppling the autocratic regimes that had ruled for decades, it is not impossible for Malaysians to demand for political changes in our country."

They are actually not democratic at all because they would rather create chaos in the country rather than waiting for the General Election which is just around the corner.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak had this to say about what is planned by Bersih.

“If we could manipulate elections, all the states would be ruled by the Barisan Nasional (BN). We are not people who manipulate elections.

“We do not want to be in power without the support of the people. That is Barisan Nasional,” he said when opening the People’s Progressive Party’s 58th general assembly on June 26th 2011.

“If you really have guts, get in the ring. If you don’t have guts…what can I do, do it in the streets and be prepared to face the consequences,” he said.