Tuesday, May 15, 2012
A place where Najib has no control over the police
YOURSAY 'He may be the PM in Malaysia but once he steps outside the country, he is just like anyone of us and the Malaysian police and Umno hooligans can't do a thing.'
'Bersih' chants mar Najib's speech in London
Starr: Najib and his ministers cannot escape the wrath of the Malaysian people wherever he/they go.
He may be the prime minister in Malaysia but once he steps outside the country, he is just like anyone of us and the Malaysian police and Umno hooligans can't do a thing.
Bersih is now a global movement for clean and fair elections in Malaysia. Electoral rigging is simply not acceptable in the civilised world.
Certainly, Najib will be held accountable wherever he goes. The voice of dissension is getting louder each day and can be heard in faraway places.
Jaded: Oh dear Najib, feeling vulnerable because you are in a foreign country that believes in free speech? Feeling exposed because you are not able to censor the media and block questions? Change will come whether you like it or not.
The Time is Now, Get Ready: A few cowards in a hall trying to shout like thugs won't stop Najib from his mission. They stopped shouting because there were many Malaysians there who threatened to sort them out.
The actual number doing the shouting was about 10 and they could be heard because everyone was quiet, listening to Najib. SoMalaysiakini, don't make it like the majority there were Bersih or opposition supporters.
Alitstar: As evil as he and his Umno-BN cabal can be, it is not right we do the same to him abroad.
He is after all our prime minister, and due respect should be given. We should not emulate the stupidity and sarcasm of Perkasa and even the Malaysian police. This behaviour is un-Malaysian.
Cannon: Najib is deaf to the calls for electoral reform but pretends to go through the motions with the parlimentary select committee. This is what he gets.
It is the constitutional right of Malaysians to free, fair and transparent elections. This reasonable and legitimate request was met with tear gas, water cannons and police beatings.
Najib is going to face more public pressure from an angry electorate who are united and are resolute in demanding a cleaning up of the electoral roll before the general elections.
If Najib is confident of a BN victory in GE13, why is he so afraid of electoral reform? Does the stalling not show that his regime is up to no good?
Anonymous_3e86: Najib thought that those who attended the gathering were BN supporters. How wrong he was.
Many who left Malaysia were those who felt discriminated by the BN government. Many overseas Malaysians want to vote as they too want a change in the present government.
Although having settled down in foreign lands, these Malaysians want to vote for a better future for their siblings, their relatives, and for all Malaysians.
They are still proudly Malaysian at heart. Malaysians have finally mustered the courage to speak up. It was the biggest embarrassment for Najib in London.
Where can he go overseas where he won't be embarrassed or laughed at? Nowhere. He will just be a ‘jaguh kampong'.
Swipenter: If he wants only clapping of hands and cheering, then only invite Umno club members in London to attend his speeches, like what he did in Bukit Jalil stadium last week.
I am happy that the ideals of the Bersih movement has spread and infected Malaysians overseas.
Here Bersih is demonised as a threat to national security with dimwits selling burgers and army veterans wagging their butts in front of S Ambiga's house as a form of (infantile) protest against her as the organiser of Bersih 3.0 and with the deputy inspector-general of police legitimising their acts.
Ericlcc: The Malaysian embassy officials in London should be sacked for allowing the crowd to interrupt the PM.
They should have arranged for a squadron of FRU (riot police) to fly with the PM so as to deal specifically with this rowdy crowd. Imagine PM has to do crowd pacification and control. Shameful!
ShitCan4UMNOBN: Next time, take the tear gas canisters with you when you go to London.
You are a disgrace to the nation. There is not an iota of chance for you and your corrupt plunderers to continue occupying Putrajaya after the 13th GE. The day of reckoning is at hand.
Yours Truly: The Election Commission (EC) said overseas Malaysians can't vote, so why did Najib go to UK and talk to them. How much did the Malaysian ambassador paid to host the event?
Anonymous 007: This sort of behaviour will never happen in Malaysia. The police or Umno supporters will have have suppressed the shouting immediately.
Unfortunately, in a civilised country like UK, they are free to chant as they like. I wish I could say the same about Malaysia. - Malaysiakini