Sunday, 28 February 2010

Al-Islam 'journalists' should be charged or call for tribunal to remove AG.

Quote :
"Vijay Kumar of Kuala Lumpur described the two journalists’ actions as “blatantly seditious and inexcusable.” He further said “it is pointless having laws that are not enforced or enforced selectively.”

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While I respect Steven Sim's views on a Christian response — “that we offer forgiveness.” I ask for the charges to be pursued as too much of this sort of thing has been happening, Ahmad Ismails 'pendatang', cow head protest, Najibs assistant making derogatory remarks and now this :-

Protestors fuming over racial slurs from gov’t staff (Two political parties have lodged separate police reports against a Cameron Highlands district office staff for uttering racial slurs against a group protestors who were unhappy with the performance of the district officer. PSM Cameron Highlands branch spokesperson Suresh Kumar told Malaysiakini that the first report was [...]
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The cow head protestors were charged for sedition and illegal assembly only after much uproar, initially even the Home Minister defended their actions.

Is it any surprise then that bigots of every hue come out of the woodworks ?

Why is the Deputy AG and not the AG himself involved in a case of widespread public interest ? I suggest an appeal be made to the AG himself.If the AG makes a similar decision then a memorandum of protest should be sent to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, as the AG holds office at the pleasure of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.

The question I have for the AG is, will he take a similar stand had it been a desecration of a Mosque ?

Article 145 (5)

Subject to Clause (6), the Attorney General shall hold office during the pleasure of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and may at any time resign his office and, unless he is a member of the Cabinet, shall receive such remuneration as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong may determine.

Article 145 (6)

The person holding the office of Attorney General immediately prior to the coming into operation of this Article shall continue to hold the office on terms and conditions not less favourable than those applicable to him immediately before such coming into operation and shall not be removed from office except on the like grounds and in the like manner as a judge of the Federal Court.

Article 125(3) of the Federal Constitution provides for the removal of judges of the Federal Court on the ground of “misbehaviour or of inability”.

Article 125(3)
If the Prime Minister, or the Lord President after consulting the Prime Minister, represents to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong that a judge of the Federal Court ought to be removed on the ground of misbehaviour or on the ground of inability, from infirmity of body or mind or any other cause, properly to discharge the functions of his office, the Yang di-Pertuan Agong shall appoint a tribunal in accordance with Clause (4) and refer the representation to it; and may on the recommendation of the tribunal remove the judge from office.

Article 125(4)
The said tribunal shall consist of not less than 5 persons who hold or have held office as a judge of the Federal Court, the Court of Appeal or a High Court or, if it appears to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong expedient to make such appointment, persons who hold or have held equivalent office in any other part of the Commonwealth, and shall be presided over by the member first in the following order, namely, the Chief Justice of the Federal Court, the President and the Chief Judges according to their precedence among themselves, and other members according to the order of their appointment to an office qualifying them for membership (the older coming before the younger of two members with appointments of the same date).”

This is and issue that affects us all not just the Christian community, I hope the Muslim community too give support for such a tribunal to be called as Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) himself forbade the desecration of places of worship.
If this too fails, please make your displeasure known at the ballot box.

Sudhagaran Stanley, on Feb 3rd 2010 went to a police station in Kuala Lumpur to hand in a memo to protest inaction on the case. Two weeks earlier, he wrote a letter to the prime minister complaining of the same, UCA News reports.

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