See below for the full list of injustice in Malaysia that has yet to be resolve!

Under 52 years of BN/UMNO rule, many injustice, corruption and crime has been committed by their cronies! Below is just some of the case that I can keep track! If you have more, please feel free to let me know so I can add to it!



Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Malaysia's merry 'buy-elections' Who needs Christmas!?

COMMENT Malaysia is perhaps the only country where the death of an elected representative brings jubilation to the local residents.

Is it because elected representatives are generally hated by the people? No.

It is because a by-election will take place following the death of the elected representative.

Why should that bring joy to the local people?

It is because when the by-election comes, Santa Claus will also come. He will bring all kinds of gifts and he will make your dreams come true.

And who is that Santa Claus?

He is none other than the ruling coalition which has ruled the country all these 53 years after the country's independence.

Rampant election corruption

No sooner is the dead buried, you will see the physical transformation of the constituency. Workmen working around the clock will start sprucing up the area. Amenities that are lacking or have been in disrepair for ages are suddenly fixed up - roads, street lights, drains, water pipes, etc.

VIPs that residents never dream they would ever meet will turn up. From the prime minister, deputy prime minister, and other ministers, down to civil service officials from the various ministries will come a-visiting in a continuous stream that will end only on polling day.

upgrading road in merlimau melakaEach minister will bring with him good tidings of 'instant allocation of funds' for 'instant projects', popularly known as 'instant noodle projects'. These allocations are for renovation or building new schools, mosques, temples, clinics, roads, bridges and even cash incentives for residents and government employees. You ask for it, and your wish will come true.

Needless to say, these expenses, which range from a few million to hundreds of million ringgit for each constituency, come from the pockets of taxpayers.

And of course, during the handing out of these goodies, residents never cease to be reminded who they must vote for. In fact, some of these promises are conditioned upon their electoral support and a Barisan Nasional (ruling coalition) win.

You may ask: aren't these bribery?

Of course they are. In fact, they are serious breaches of our election laws.

Dysfunctional election institutions

So what does our Election Commission do about this?

They do nothing. They will say these are government projects for the benefit of the people. Or if the bribery is too obvious, they will say this is none of their business. Their job is to conduct elections. For bribery and corruption, you will have to report to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) or the police. However, reports to MACC and police are never acted upon.

There is a proviso to this EC approach to election corruption though. That is, if the corruption is committed by BN. For BN's opponent, the slightest indication of a mis-step will incur the wrath of EC, as in the case of the recent Galas by-election in Kelantan.

azlanDuring that electioncampaign, the PAS spiritual leader handed out a few hundred ringgit 'wang zakat' (alms) to three newly converted aborigines. The deputy chairman of the EC immediately pounced on this and declared: “Alms or not, in the eyes of the law, any money given by anyone to voters that can sway their votes is considered a bribe under Article 10 of the Election Offences Act 1954”.

He said he had tipped off MACC to take action. Then, what about the millions of public funds poured out for 'instant noodle' projects by BN to buy votes? Aren't these bribery a thousand times more serious?

It is such double standards that incensed our common decency!

One may ask further: what about our courts? Can't they administer justice and defend our constitution?

To answer this question, let us take a look at the recent case of the Hulu Selangor by-election, reputed as the dirtiest, where the prime minister openly offered to pay RM3million to a locally-run school on condition that BN won. BN won and the PM promptly arranged for the government to pay the RM3million two days later.

NONEThe PM was so proud of what he did that he even bragged about it during the election campaign in the Sibu by-election that followed soon after. He made a 'deal' with Sibu electorate that BN would allocate RM5 million to overcome the local flood problems provided BN won the election.

To convince the electorate, he proudly cited his RM3million Hulu Selangor payment as proof of his 'trustworthiness'. (Incidentally, the PM's deal-making with the electorate was captured in video and uploaded on YouTube, where it was widely viewed around the world)

The losing candidate (Zaid Ibrahim) in the Hulu Selangor by-election applied to the court to annul the election results on ground of corruption. This petition was promptly thrown out by the judge (Azahar Mohamed) on ground of 'lack of evidence' without even asking BN to submit its defence.

Zaid decided not to appeal against this decision despite having iron-clad evidence of BN corruption, saying that our judiciary was such that it would be a waste of time and money to pursue further legal recourse.

People power reforms?

With the last defender of the constitution, the judiciary, also crumbling under the hegemony of BN, and all other institutions equally dysfunctional, BN is virtually given a blank cheque to do what it wants with no regards to law, as exhibited in the on-going by-elections in Kerdau and Merlimau, where the public is is introduced to a relatively new election culture - unique to Malaysia of course.

kerdau 1 malaysia dinner 270211 02Thousands of local residents are fed nightly with lavish dinners, stage shows, karaoke, complete with lucky draws that include motorcycles, TV sets, domestic appliances and numerous gifts - compliments of BN of course.

In the midst of these merry-makings, I wonder how many of the electorate realise how heavy their responsibility is when they cast their votes in a few days' time. Only they can restore some integrity to our electoral system which has now become a total farce.

And only through the votes of our people can we revive the democratic dreams of our founding fathers.

Without any avenue to institute reforms and make corrections through democratic means, there is only one way left - the people power reform like that currently raging in the Middle East.

KIM QUEK is a retired accountant and author of the banned book 'The March to Putrajaya'

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Issues that still have not seen Justice!

1. Port Klang Free Zone scandal
2. Kugan murder
Altantuya's murder!
4. UMNO Youth assault on Kapal Singh in Parliament (JUSTICE SERVED..kind of!)
Malacca CM, Ali Rustam's corruption
6. Lingam Tape Case
8. Khir Toyo - Mansion, Disneyland and etc issues!
Kill Nizar blog/Utusan Malaysia death threat to Teresa Kok
10.Zakaria Md Deros Istana
11.Frogs, Mohd Jailu & Mohd Radzi corruption case
(the 2 has gotten acquitted!)
12.Penang Land Scam!
13.Abdul Razak Baginda Media Taboo
14.Najib's Submarine and Helicopter Scandal!
15.Elizabeth Wong's Picture Scandal
(BF still not arrested by police!)

16.Hindraf legal advisor P Uthayakumar still in ISA (JUSTICE SERVED!)

17.Private Investigator Bala's Injustice!
18.Prostitution of young girls and children
19. HumanTrafficking in Malaysia
20. Illegal VCDs/DVDs/Prostitution/Gambling in M'sia.
21. Najib's 50 million Bribery Case
22.Saiful not charge with Anwar for Sodomy
23.Bukit Antarabangsa landslide Victims!
24.M Indira Ghandi kidnapped daughter
25.Penan, Sarawak Women being sexually abuse!
26.Sujatha death (sammy vellu son's "assistant")
27. Turtle Eggs consumed by Sarawak's Police!
28. M'sian's Money lost through corrupt BN govt projects!
29. Taib's rape and plunder of Sarawak's wealth!
30. Utusan Malaysia racist article
31. RM300 million Gong Badak stadium
32. Teoh Beng Hock death
33. Selangor's BN assemblypersons spending 90.6 percent of the total state allocations within the first two months of this year.
34. Kg Buah Pala, Penang Land Scandal
35. Section 23 Muslim insulting Hindus
37. Mahkota Cheras Police Brutality
38. Biro Tata Negara - Racist Propaganda!
39. Auditor General Report 2009!
40.Churches being burned
41. 60% of Sarawak state fund diverted elsewhere

42. 2nd Finance Minister's P.Sec charge for corruption

43. Drop charges against Al-Islam magazine's journalists

44. Cow Head Protestors gets it easy from M'sia Courts

45. Najib gets away with bribery in Sibu!

46. Another death in Police custody. Krishnan!

47. Aminulrasyid Amzah Death in Police Custody

1 policeman gets 5 years in jail but this is pending appeal!

48. Police stole Chia Buang Hing money, and beat him up

49. Bernama cameraman Hairul Nizam Bahrin beaten by police.

50. 2011 Sarawak Election Scandals!

51. Ahmad Sarbani another MACC victim!

52.Police shooting youth on their knees!!!

53. Perak Constitutional Scandal!

54. Ibrahim Ali Immunity for Authorities

55. Justice for Baharuddin Ahmad

56. 6 PSM members under EO! (RELEASED)

57. Violent Demonstration in Penang

58. Tan Sri Tajuddin Ramli gets away scot free!

59.Sinar Harian attack on Christians!

60.Native Land Grab in Sarawak!

61. Project IC in Sabah!

62. Gani Patail and Musa Hassan sins!

63. The National Feedlot Corporation (NFC) scandal

64. ABU and Hindraf attacked my UMNO's Goons!

65. IPCMC dead in the water!

66. Gan Ee Seng vs Pahang Govt

67. Lynas Scandal

68. Police powerless against thugs in Klang (SMM)

69. Rela and Police Thuggery (victim S Mogan)

70. Lim Guan Eng's Son attacked by Pro UMNO bloggers


72. Strings of UMNO Thug's Violence!

73. Prove of Taib corruption in Sarawak! (29.)