WAR on Hindraf Leaders; Ganabatirau arrested & Uthayakumar next? Both for Seditions; Zam Fanning Anti-Hindraf Anti-Al-Jazeera; More Call for ISA use
ABOVE: He was explaining to the crowd outside the court and BELOW: the Police moved in
Gobalkrishnan together with 46 others were produced in the Selayang court in the afternoon for taking part in an illegal assembly in
Another lawyer calmed him down and asked him to follow instructions. He was taken away to Pulau Pinang under heavy police escort.
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Govt To Demand Compensation From Hindraf
SUNGAI PETANI Nov 29 (Bernama) -- The government will demand compensation for damage to public property from leaders of the Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) and those involved in its illegal demonstrations in the city and
"They also have to pay for the cost of equipment that the police had to use to quell Sunday's illegal demonstrations. The government will notallow them to escape paying." Asked on further action by the government against Hindraf and others involved in the demonstrations, he said other than the legal channels, the government could also use the Internal Security Act (ISA).= == = == = ==
Hindraf leader released on police bail
SEREMBAN: Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leader V. S. Ganapathy Rao was released on police bail after being questioned for five hours on allegations that he had uttered seditious remarks at a gathering attended by some 4,000 people at a school hall here on Nov 17. The 34-year-old lawyer was arrested outside his office in Taman Seri Muda in Shah Alam about by a team of 15 policemen and brought to the state police headquarters here two hours later.
Talking to reporters after being released about , Ganapathy Rao said he was alleged to have made seditious remarks while speaking at a gathering at SRJK(C) Pei Hua along Jalan Tun Dr Ismail near here. Among the speakers at the gathering were two other Hindraf leaders, lawyers P.Utahayakumar and P Waythamoorthy. “While being brought here from Shah Alam, the policemen told me that I was being investigated under the Sedition Act 1948. I was surprised when told that I had made such damaging remarks at the gathering,” he said.
Ganabatirao said police recorded his statement and told him to come to the state police headquarters here on Dec 12. It is learnt that the police would then decide whether to charge or release him. Present outside the state police headquarters were some 100 Hindraf supporters. Ganapathy Rao calmly walked towards the crowd and briefly told them in Tamil what transpired during the interrogation and that police were polite.
“I told the police that I never made any seditious remarks at the gathering. The police then gave me examples of the remarks that I allegedly made and again, I denied saying those words,” he said. He thanked those present for their show of support and appealed to them to disperse immediately. “We do not want to create any problems. Let us abide by the law,” he said. Ganabatirao’s 32-year-old brother, V Raidu was allowed to enter the police headquarters and send him lunch. When contacted state OCCI ACP Huzir Mohamad confirmed that police recorded the statement and would decide in due course if they have a case. Ganapathy Rao, Uthayakumar and Waythamoorthy were given a discharge not amounting to an acquittal by the Klang Sessions court on Monday as the charge against them -for allegedly uttering seditious remarks at another gathering in Batang Berjuntai on Nov 16 - was ambiguous.
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WAR on Hindraf Leaders; Ganabatirau arrested & Uthayakumar next? Both for Seditions; Zam Fanning Anti-Hindraf Anti-Al-Jazeera in Egypt; More Calling for ISA use
It looks like the defacto Law Minister is waging an all out war on all the Hindraf leaders as he felt they are “challenging the government” and he would see to it that they face the music. He remained unapologetic for condemning the protesters as ruffians or crooks. And he has asked the Tamil Nadu CM to hands off "on Malaysian affairs". He would likely do the same to the US and asked them to "piss off" as q US State Department official says the Abdullah administration should allow peaceful protests following the government crackdown on both the Bersih and Hindraf rallies.
ABOVE: After wining a battle last Friday in Klang, the war is now for the Hindraf leaders. BELOW: Datuk Anwar Ibrahim in solidairty with Hindraf struggles
Meanwhile support is fanned up to use the ISA against the leaders for more protest. Even the Minister of Info Zam was doing his part whilst in
"UMNO & BN is in a total State of Denial. So arrogant, refusing even to acknowledge the legitimate demands of the Community, including the Indians. This is to be expected"
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Hindraf leader V Ganabatirau arrested this morning
from dap Ronnie Lui
Ganabatirau is now giving statement at the IPK Seremban. According to his lawyer
V Ganabatirau was one of the three Hindraf leaders arrested on last Thursday. He was charged together with P Uthayakumar and P Waytha Moorthy last Friday at the Klang Sessions Courts for seditions but were released on bail on the same day. As a fearless human rights fighter, Gana went ahead to lead the 30,000 Hindraf rally last Sunday.
The trio were discharged on Monday by the sessions courts in Klang on Monday as the prosecution has failed to present its case properly. PM Abdullah has threatened to use the draconian ISA on Gana and other Hindraf leaders on Tuesday. So, is Gana now arrested under ISA? DAP will back him up and provide whatever assistance to him. We urge all fellow Malaysians to support young Malaysian fighters like Ganabatirau. I know you will.
Hindraf lawyer may be charged
By Anis Ibrahimnews@nst.com.my
Do not challenge the government. I promise that he (Uthayakumar) will be made liable for what he did." The memorandum, which seeks the help of the British government, has been circulating on the Internet. Among others, it asks for Brown's assistance to refer
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Cabinet Wants Hindraf Document Investigated
He (Uthayakumar) must be responsible for his action."He said the Cabinet also discussed the illegal rally by Hindraf on Sunday, adding that those who participated would be prosecuted. On the DAP suggestion that he apologised for calling the demonstrators gangsters, Nazri said: "I will not apologise to Hindraf. "The 20,000 people who turned up are gangsters because they defied thelaw. I am not saying this to the Indian community but to the gangsters who attended the illegal rally." Nazri said the attitude of the 20,000 illegal demonstrators did not reflect the true attitude of some two million Indians who loved peace and unity.
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Various Quarters Support Use Of ISA To Deal With Street Demonstrations
President of the Federation of Peninsular Malay Students, Datuk Reezal Merican Naina Merican said it would be an apt move if the Prime Minister decided to use the ISA against street demonstrators. "The Prime Minister's patience has reached the maximum as the people have been given the freedom, including criticising the government through the blogsites," he told Bernama here today. Reezal, who is aso an Umno Youth committee member, said the action of the Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) to initiate an illegal rally in the city on Sunday was extreme and it ignored the sensitivities of the country's 26 million citizens.
Senior lecturer at Universiti Malaya's History Department, Dr Ahmad Kamal Arifin said if the government delayed in curbing the problem, it could lead to racial conflicts. He said although some people said the illegal gathering by Hindraf was peaceful, violence did erupt among some in the gathering. "Therefore, using the ISA is appropriate and a quick way to diffuse the unhealthy situation without waiting for a court decision," he said. President of the Indian Muslim Congress Malaysia (KIMA) Syed Ibrahim Kader said the ISA shoud be used against anyone trying to threaten the country's peace and stability. On Hindraf's demands, he said the Indians in
Umno Youth treasurer Datuk Ab Hamid Mohd Nazahar also supported the move to use the ISA. Otherwise more people would become even bolder to challenge the government via street demonstrations, he said. He urged the government to use the ISA against the Hindraf leaders for Sunday's incident, besides inciting racial hatred and arousing religious sentiments which could disrupt harmony in the country.
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Don't Be Swayed By Al-Jazeera's Biased Reports, Zam Tells Malaysians
ABOVE: in the same boat unable to face th truth
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Malaysian Students In
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Chia: Don't Be Misled By SMS That Are Out To Tarnish Minister
ABOVE: What did I said?
The SMS purportedly quoted Hishammuddin (ABOVE) talking about Indian and Chinese voter support. Chia advised the people not to be misled by the SMS. A spokesman from Hishammuddin's office said the Umno Youth chief also did not make any public statement yesterday. He said his office would ask the authorities to identify the source of the malicious SMS.
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For the latest ISA Arrests on Dec 13
It was an easy way out for the Government & especially the AG who was running around chasing for evidence. No Charges, Prosecution, Trial, Bail or Arguments just sign the order and brand them as “traitors” and off they go to Kamunting, Taiping ISA Detention Camp. A SB was quoted as saying “as a preventive move to halt the group's plans to hold another massive rally soon” Another unnamed Police officer said Hindraf “stunned the government by bringing more than 10,000 ethnic Indians on to the streets to complain of racial discrimination”
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and see P. Uthayakumar came to the court grounds with 31 coconuts, 31 caged birds and camphor to perform a special pooja (prayers) for the safe release of the accused on Monday