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Bersatu padu, mempertahankan reformasi demokrasi tulen, buangkan khayalan, menghalang pemulihan Mahathirism.

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Bersatu padu, mempertahankan reformasi demokrasi tulen, buangkan khayalan, menghalang pemulihan Mahathirism.

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人民之友恭祝各界2019新年进步、万事如意!在新的一年里,联合起来,坚持真正的民主改革! 丢掉幻想,阻止马哈迪主义复辟!

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人民之友为庆祝15周年(2001—2016)纪念,在2016年9月上旬发表了最近5年(2011—2016)工作报告(华、巫、英3种语文),并在9月25日在新山举办一场主题为“认清斗争敌友,埋葬巫统霸权”的论坛。

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人民之友16周年纪念,针对即将来临的全国大选发表专题文章,供给我国民间组织和民主人士参考,并接受我国各族人民民主改革实践检验。

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人民之友根据2017年9月24日发表的《人民之友 对我国第14届大选意见书 》的内容与精神以及半年来国内和国外的政治形势,对5月9日投票提出具体意见,供全国选民参考。

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《人民之友》2019年国际劳动节发表对2007年兴权会游行示威的重要领袖乌达雅古玛(Uthayakumar)的专访(第一部分)。这次专访的主题是:兴权会的主要斗争对象乃是马来霸权统治集团。

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01.07.2007赛扎哈里著《万千梦魇 — 赛查哈里回忆录2》及 黄信芳著《历史的补白 一个逃亡的新加坡立法议员~ 黄信芳回忆录》新书推介礼

柔佛州人民之友工委会及《马来西亚历史的另一面》编委会2007年06月21日活动文告

日期:2007 年 7月1 日(星期日)
时间:下午2 时 至 4 时30分
推介人:林福寿医生(新加坡),谢爱萍博士
地点:南方学院(讲堂B )

柔佛州人民之友工委会及《马来西亚历史的另一面》编委会订于2007年07月 01日(星期日),下午两点正,在南方学院(讲堂B),为赛扎哈利和黄信芳的新著举办推介礼。

黄信芳的《历史的补白 —一个逃亡的新加坡立法议员~ 黄信芳回忆录》和赛扎哈里的第二本回忆录《万千梦魇 — 赛查哈里回忆录2 》,是《马来西亚历史的另一面》编委会出版的第六及第七本历史丛书系列。

黄信芳的回忆录,不仅是在回忆他在上个世纪五、六十年代投入那反殖、反帝,争取国家与民族解放与独立的热火朝天浪潮中,同时,也流露了他对这片土地、人民与亲人的思念与挂怀!自 1963年被迫离开新加坡至今已40多年了,至今他不被允许回国,而被迫流落他乡。

赛扎哈里是前《马来前锋报》总编辑,他在李光耀执政期间,被援以《内安法令》扣留了长达17年。这本新著是续《人间正道》后,赛扎哈里的第二本回忆录。书中所记载的,都是那些曾为争取自由、正义和人道做出的努力,无不显示一个平凡的人,被赋予充满苦难曲折的人生经历及,不平凡的毅力和斗志。

为了慎重其事,主办单位特邀也是新加坡前立法议员的林福寿医生与马大中文系教授谢爱萍博士出席,并主持新书推介仪式。当天,两位作者也将到来,与出席者分享他们过往的经历,并为空白的历史作出补充。

让我籍此机会,齐集人民之友于一堂,承先启后,继续为推动我国的民主人权事业发展而作出努力。正视历史、展望未来,更是我们所期望能达到的目标!


《历史的另一面》编委会, 大马人民之声(新山支会)

(祝俊雄) (严居汉)

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人民之声(新山支会)针对其理事被扣留发表书面声明

20/6/2007

新山人民之友工委会两位理事徐秀敏、严居汉因出席观察日前(17/6)就州务大臣官邸前举办抗议治安不靖的集会中,被警方无理由逮捕并扣留长达三天。在各界舆论的压力下,两人于昨晚星期二(19/6)近九点才被口头保释。该二人必须在下星期二(26/6)早上八时正前往新山推事庭答辩,但警方似乎没有提出控状。

首先,我们要感谢义务律师团这几天给予我们法律援助。同时,也感谢大马律师公会及其人权小组、柔佛州律师委员会人权小组、各在野政党如民主行动党全国秘书长林冠英、公正党全国主席Wan Azizah、回教党柔佛州主席马洛夫、社团和各界热心人士的支持。大家无论是通过电话给予我们慰问和关心、通过短讯和电话广泛传达这项讯息和致电、发短讯及到警局报案表达对警方处理态度的不满,都在舆论上制造足够的压力,促使警方释放他们。希望大家能秉承着互相支援精神,继续为民主人权事业做出贡献。

人民因抗议治安败坏而被警方逮捕,这突显警方滥权的严重现象。人民是因为警方没有履行职责,而感到人身安全毫无保障,才会集会进行抗议。警方应该反躬自省,而非逮捕参与或出席观察集会的人士。上述逮捕,意味着警方丝毫不重视人民对安定生活的要求。这也意味着人民在生命受威胁的情况下,连最基本的抗议权利也被剥夺。

我们重申,和平集会是我国宪法保障下的基本人权。如果人民的人身安全受威胁时,他们是有权利站出来表达他们的心声。我们认为人民之声两名理事以观察员的身份出席上述集会是在履行一项公民最基本的责任。他们在关心国家的未来,并以实际行动尽了公民的义务。

对警方大费周章:遣派大批警员驻扎在州务大臣官邸,过后又在柔佛州总警察署多番刁难我们呈交抗议书的举动,我们感到十分失望。我们认为在治安极度不良的情况下,警方理应集中精神对付犯罪分子,而非本末倒置,阻止人民正义的行动。

另外,我们也严厉谴责警方将整个事件种族化。治安问题绝对不是种族课题,在治安不良的情况下任何种族都可能成为罪犯的受害者。人民之声两名理事被扣留,只因他们拥有和准备派发要求成立《监督警察滥权委员会》(IPCMC)的传单,我们感到警方似乎在制造白色恐怖,阻遏人民争取他们应享有的权利。

毫无疑问他们两人能够迅速被释放,那是社会舆论压力底下所取得的胜利。最后,我们将在不久的将来发表一篇关于这事件的来胧去脉的报告。

Urgent Appeal Updates 3: Two Human Rights Defenders Released

Date: 20 June 2007

The two human rights defenders, Nyam Kee Han and See Siew Min, who were arrested at 17 June 2007 (Sunday) in Johor Bahru for leafleting, were released yesterday (19 June 2007) around 8.45pm.

This clearly another abuse of police power, the police should release them before the remand order end at 2.30pm (time the magistrate granted a 24-hour remand on 18 June 2007), but the police fail to meet the deadline.

Nyam and See were released by police bill and asking to report back on 26 June 2007 before 8am.

On 19 June 2007 around 8am, without warrant the police went to search the houses of the two arrested activists. The police had taken away Nyam's CPU, pen drive and some personal documents. This again clearly illustrates the abuse of power by the police.

For more information, please contact Moon Hui at +60 3 77843525, mobile: +60 12 7209981 or email: suaram@suaram.net.

Memorandum to SUHAKAM 1: Arrests of 2 human rights defenders in JB a blatant abuse of police powers and gross violation of Constitutional rights

Date: 19 June 2007

Memorandum to SUHAKAM: Arrests of 2 human rights defenders in JB a blatant abuse of police powers and gross violation of Constitutional rights

Background

On 17 June 2007, residents in Johor Bahru organised a protest against stark rising crime rates in Johor in front of the Menteri Besar’s residence. Two SUARAM activists, Nyam Kee Han and See Siew Mun, who had intended to distribute a leaflet calling for the setting up of the Independent Police Complaint and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) at the demonstration, were arrested by police at about 11.00am when the demonstration was about to end.

Nyam Kee Han (male, 24) is the branch coordinator of SUARAM Johor Bahru while See Siew Mun (female, 27) is a secretariat member of the branch.

They were detained at the Johor Bahru police station for a night on 17 June and subsequently brought to magistrate’s court on 18 June for remand. The police applied for a three-day remand. The lawyer of the detainees, Abdul Razak protested the unjustified application. In the end, the Johor Bahru Magistrate Court only granted a 24-hour remand order at 2.30 pm, 18 June 2007.

Today, the police may release them, or charge them or apply for a further remand order. If charged by the police, the two human rights defenders may face charges of participating in illegal assembly and distributing leaflets under the Sedition Act.

Arrests a disrespect for Constitutional rights and blatant abuse of police power

SUARAM strongly condemns the arbitrary arrests of the two human rights defenders. They are clear examples of abuse of power by the police, misusing their authority to intimidate those who tried to expose the slack attitude and incompetence of the police force in resolving crimes.

In a time when crime rates are soaring high and the general public losing confidence in the police in solving crimes and protecting pubic safety, it is regrettable that the police seem to be more interested in intimidating and harassing peaceful citizens instead of busting crimes and catching criminals. This is not only a waste of public monies but gross violations of human rights of the citizen.

We therefore would like to raise the following complaints:

1. Arbitrary arrest

It must be stressed that the arrests should not have taken place in the first place. The two arrested activists were merely exercising their fundamental rights to freedom of assembly and freedom of expression which is unambiguously guaranteed by the Federal Constitution, Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Malaysian Declaration of Human Rights. The demonstration on 17 June 2007 in Johor Bahru was peaceful, with no untoward incidents throughout.

2. Illegal detention

The police have blatantly abused their powers by detaining the two activists for more than 24 hours without charging them. Nyam and See were arrested at 11.30am on 17 June 2007 but only brought to the Johor Bahru Magistrate Court at 2.30pm on 18 June 2007. It is pertinent to point out that statements from the two arrested have not been taken by the police. Article 5(4) of the Federal Constitution of Malaysia clearly states:

Where a person is arrested and not released he shall without unreasonably delay, and in any case within twenty-four hours (excluding the time of any necessary journey) be produced before a magistrate and shall not be further detained in custody without the magistrate’s authority.”

In the case of Nyam and See, the police have failed to produce them before the magistrate within 24 hours. The detention of the two had been illegal by the time they were brought to the Magistrate’s court.

3. Unwarranted search of detainees’ house

We have also been informed that the police have obtained warrant to search the houses of the two arrested activists. This again clearly illustrates the abuse of power by the police. Based on the allegations brought against them – illegal assembly and distributing allegedly seditious leaflets – there is absolutely no need to search their houses as the two were arrested whilst having the leaflets with them. SUARAM views the search by the police at their houses as a further abuse of power and an attempt to intimidate the friends and families of the two.

4. Unjustified remand order

We strongly protest against the remand order given to the police. First of all, a case of illegal assembly and leafleting is very straight forward. There is no need for further investigation. Secondly, even if the police intend to conduct further investigation, they can always do so by giving police bail and release the detainees. The detention and the remand order are totally unnecessary and unjustified.

It must also be pointed out that no statement was taken by the police from the two within the first 24 hours of their arrests. Since no statement was taken, we question the need for remand orders on the two for further investigations. We view this as a deliberate attempt by the police to delay the release of the two arrested activists, especially when their statements have yet to be taken within 24 hours of their arrests.

5. Mala-Fide of Police Action

The arrests and the deliberate attempt by the police to delay the release of the two arrested activists clearly demonstrate that the police yet again failed to carry out its duties to protect the fundamental right of the people to live without fear, but instead have instilled fear of the public by abusing their powers blatantly.

Without charging them or taking their statements, the arrests of the two activists by the police are clearly a revenge with bad faith meted out to punish the human rights defenders for their dissent and action against police corruption and abuse of powers, rather than to investigate their cases.

We also deem this as an incident used by the police to silent rising public criticism against the police for their incompetence in solving crimes and corrupt practices.

Conclusion and Demands

The case of Nyam Kee Han and See Siew Mun illustrate further the falling public confidence in the police force. The need to set up the IPCMC is more urgent than ever to restoring the professionalism of the police force, enhancing the efficiency in solving crimes and ensuring public safety for all.

We demand SUHAKAM to:

  1. Pressure for the immediate and unconditional release of Nyam and See.

  1. Ensure that SUHAKAM’s recommendations on the right to peaceful assembly be respected by the police at all times.

  1. Demand that that the 24-hour investigation period be respected and not be misused by the police.

  1. Ensure that remand orders would not be conveniently given by the magistrates as in this case.

  1. Pressure for concrete action to be taken against police personnel who misuse their powers.

  1. Push for the implementation of the IPCMC immediately.

[Letter to CPO] Unconditional and Immediate Release of Two Human Rights Volunteers

Mohd. Amir Sulaiman,

Chief Police Officer of Johor State

Johor State Headquarter

Malaysia Royal Police Force

80990 Jalan Tebrau,

Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

Tel: +607-2254422 Fax: +607-2240115

Sir,

Unconditional and Immediate Release of Two Human Rights Volunteers

We would like to express our concern and protest regarding the recent arbitrary arrest of two human rights volunteers from Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) Johor Branch who are alleged to participate in illegal assembly and possessing of seditious material.

2. From our understanding, the arrested human rights volunteers, Nyam Kee-Han and See Siew-Min were trying to show their concern on the deteriorating security and rampant criminal activities that threaten safety of each individual in the city of Johor Bahru in a peaceful gathering held on 06/17/2007 (Sunday). However, they were subsequently arrested by the police for reasons mentioned above after the mass had been dispersed by the police. They will subsequently be charged in the court on the same allegations.

3. We seriously question the legitimacy of the action by the police which has violated the fundamental human rights of freedom of assembly and speech. To charge human right volunteers for participating in peaceful assembly and possessing of leaflet urging to set up the Independent Police Complaint and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC), which ironically is aimed to improve the Malaysia Royal Police Force, is a disgrace to the human rights record in your country.

4. We therefore would like to voice our protest and strongly urge that the two human rights volunteers be released unconditionally and immediately. We also urge the Malaysia Royal Police Force to discharge their duty in putting down crimes while adhering to the human rights as enshrined in your constitution.

Thank you.

Yours Sincerely,

___________________________

(name and signature of representative)

CC:

Prime Minister cum Interior Minister Mr. Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

Prime Minister's office
Blok Utama Bangunan Perdana Putra
Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan
62502 Putrajaya, Malaysia
Tel: +603-88888000/88888032
Fax: +603-88883444

Email: ppm@pmo.gov.my

Mr. Abdullah Rahim Bin Bakri

Malaysian Friendship & Trade Center, Taipei

8F, 102 Tunhwa N. Rd., Taipei, Taiwan, 105, R.O.C.

Tel: +886-2-2713-2626

Fax:+886-2-2514-9864

Email: mwtaipei@ms34.hinet.net


Urgent Appeal Updates 2: Detention of Two Human Rights Defenders Extended

The two human rights defenders, Nyam Kee Han and See Siew Min, who were arrested yesterday (17 June 2007) in Johor Bahru for leafleting were brough to a magistrate's court today. The police applied for three-day remand order, however the magistrate only granted a 24-hour remand.

The police will have to decide to release them or charge them in court tomorrow or they can apply for another extension of the detention. The police said if they are charged, it would be like for illegal assembly and inciting riots.

Suaram protested strongly against the remand of the two activists. This is clearly a human rights violation, an abuse of power by the police and a decision with bad faith to punish the two human rights defenders who have been campaigned against abuse of power of the police.

For more information, please contact Tah Moon Hui at +60 3 77843525, mobile: +60 12 7209981 or email: suaram@suaram.net.


Biro Penerangan Parti Keadilan Rakyat Press Statement: Arresting activists will not solve rising crime in Johor

BIRO PENERANGAN PARTI KEADILAN RAKYAT

No 110-3, Jln Tun Sambanthan, Brickfields, 50470 Kuala Lumpur

(atas Hong Leong Bank, sebelah Monorail Station)

Telefon: 03-22723220, 03-22724220   Faks: 03-22721220

Website: www.keadilanrakyat.org Email: biropen@gmail.com

Press Statement

18 JUNE 2007

Arresting activists will not solve rising crime in Johor

I have been informed that the Johor Bahru magistrate’s court had granted the police a one-day remand of two young man – Nyam Kee Han and See Siew Min, who were arrested yesterday morning for distributing a leaflet which called for an independent police commission to be established, during a 200-strong residents protest on the disturbing rise in crime in the state.

This remand is unconstitutional as the Federal Constitution is very clear that the police are only allowed to hold a person for not more than 24 hours. Both the police and the judiciary should know of this, but yet the application was allowed.

This begs the question – has the lack of respect for the law, which is evident in the alarming levels of crime and lawlessness, been extended to the judiciary and the police?

Instead of wasting time and public funds to persecute those who speak truth to power, the police should have used their resources to step up crime prevention and to apprehend the real culprits. Arresting residents and activists will not resolve crimes in Johor.

The state of crime in Johor has reached a level where there are places in residential areas which residents themselves are too fearful to venture out after dark. Robberies and rape cases have become too frequent in the past few years.

I call on the police to immediately and unconditionally release the two men in remand and I further urge the Chief Minister of Johor to step up all efforts to stop crime in Johor.

Dr. Wan Azizah Wan Ismail

President

People’s Justice Party (KeADILan)


FORUM-ASIA Press Statement: Malaysia - Condemns the Detention of Two Human Rights Defenders

Sent: Monday, June 18, 2007 4:32 PM

(Bangkok, 18 June 2007) FORUM-ASIA, in its open letter to the Chief of Johor Bahru Police Stateion, Mr. Nor Hashim, condemns the arrest of two human rights defenders, Nyam Kee Han and See Siew Min, which occurred on 17 June 2007. The two human rights defenders are working with Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM).

Nyam Kee Han and See Siew Min were arrested at around 11.00 am on 17 June 2007 while handing out leaflets at a demonstration in front of the residence of Menteiri Besar (Chief Executive of the State).

The peaceful demonstration was meant to draw the Chief Executive's attention to the rising crime rate in Johor Bahru. The two defenders were handing out leaflets calling for the immediate creation of the Independent Police Complaint and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC), recommended by the Royal Commission, to push for the police reform.

At present the defenders have not been given any concrete information about the charges they face, but it is believed that they will be charged with illegally demonstrating and handing out leaflets against the sedition law. Mr. Anselmo Lee, the Executive Director of FORUM-ASIA said in the open letter that, "As a member state to the United Nations, this charge is not acceptable. Malaysia must abide by the international obligations, which protect the right to freedom of assembly. Article 9 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) stresses that 'no one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest, detention, or exile.'"

The open letter state that Malaysia must follow the 1998 Declaration on Human Rights Defenders, which states that human rights defenders have the "right, individually and in association with others…to meet or assemble peacefully". "We call for the immediate and unconditional release of the two activists. This action will demonstrate the Malaysian government's respect for human rights standards and the international treaties to which the Malaysian government is a party," stressed Mr. Lee.


FORUM-ASIA also asks specific UN experts to take immediate action on this matter:
  • UN Special representative of the Secretary General on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders, Ms. Hila Jilani; and,
  • UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detentions, Ms. Manuela Carmena Castriollo, Ms. Leila Zerrougui, Ms. Soledad Villagra, Mr. Tamas Ban, and Mr. Seyed Mohammad Hashemi.
Sincerely yours


Anselmo Lee
Executive Director

For further information, please contact Mr. Anselmo Lee, Executive Director, FORUM-ASIA, +662 391 8801 (ext. 502), Mr. Pokpong Lawansiri, Human Rights Defenders Program, +662 391 8801 (ext. 606)

SUARAM KL Press Statement: Arrests of two activists in JB a disrespect of Constitutional rights and blatant abuse of power, release the two immediatel

Press Statement: 18 June 2007

2 SUARAM activists, Nyam Kee Han and See Siew Mun, arrested for leafleting at a demonstration in Johor Bahru yesterday (17 June 2007) have yet to be released by the police. The police will obtain remand orders for the two from the Johor Bahru Magistrate Court today.

Nyam and See were leafleting at a demonstration in front of Menteri Besar's residence, Johor Bahru on 17 June 2007. The demonstration was calling for MB's attention and action on the rising crime rates in Johor Bahru. During the demonstration, the two activists distributed leaflets calling for the setting up of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC). When the demonstration almost ended, the police suddenly arrested the two activists.

The arbitrary arrests are clear examples of abuse of power by the police, misusing their authority to intimidate those who tried to expose the slack attitude of the police force in resolving crimes.

SUARAM condemns strongly the arbitrary arrest of the two activists. In a time when crime rates are soaring high, the actions of the police in intimidating the activists, who were merely exercising their Constitutional rights, instead of busting crimes have yet again proven to be a waste of public monies. The police have yet again failed to carry out its duties to protect the fundamental right of the people to live without fear, but instead have instilled fear of the public by abusing their powers.

We demand that the police respect the people’s Constitutional rights to freedom of assembly and expression. We call on the police to immediately and unconditionally release the 2 arrested activists.

We further reiterate our demand on the setting up of the IPCMC – the only step that could put a stop to the blatant abuse of powers that is more and more unbecoming, as was is seen in the arbitrary arrests of the two activists in Johor Bahru.

For more information, please contact Moon Hui, tel: 012 7209981.

[Urgent Appeal] Police to Remand Two Human Rights Defenders for Leafleting at Demonstration in Johor Bahru

Urgent Appeal: 18 June 2007

Police to Remand Two Human Rights Defenders for Leafleting at Demonstration in Johor Bahru

The Police arrested 2 activists from Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) Johor Bahru branch who were leafleting at a demonstration in front of Menteri Besar's residence, Johor Bahru on 17 June 2007. The demonstration was calling for MB's attention and action on the rising crime rates in Johor Bahru.

The police said the two activists will be brought to a magistrate's court today for remand order application. Suaram condemns strongly the arbitrary arrest and remand of the human rights defenders. The police of Johor Bahru is wasting public monies in intimidating human rights defenders instead of doing their job of busting the crimes.

The two activists are Nyam Kee Han and See Siew Min. Nyam is the coordinator of Suaram's Johor Bahru branch while See Siew Min is a secretariat member of the branch.
They are currently being held at the IPD Johor Bahru (Selatan) police station. The leaflet that they distributed calls for immediate setting up of the Independent Police Complaint and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC), as recommended by the Royal Commission on police reform.

The Federal Constitution of Malaysia and international Human Rights law enshrine freedom of assembly, the arbitrary arrests by police is clearly an abuse of power and a persecution to activists who tried to expose the slack attitude of the police force in resolving crimes.
We call on the police to immediately and unconditionally release the 2 arrested activists.

Background
Recently, there have been increasing public outrage on the rising crimes in Johor Bahru, evidently with a series of robberies and rapes cases. A group of Johor Bahru's residents on their own initiative organized a demonstration on 17 June 2007 in front of the residence of Johor Menteri Besar. They call for the attention of the MB to take action to reduce the crime rates in JB.
The two activists attended in support of the residents and at the same time distributed a flyer calling for the setting up of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC), one of the 125 recommendations of a royal commissin set up by the government to reform the police force.
When the demonstration almost ended, the police suddenly arrested the two activists.

Action Needed
Solidarity action for the two human rights defenders is urgently needed. Please state your protest against the arrest of the 2 activists and demand for the immediate release of them via faxes and phone calls to the following:
1. Johor Bahru Police Station
ASP Nor Hashim's mobile phone : +60 12 7235776
CID chief of IPD Johor Bahru (Selatan)
OCPD: ACP Safie bin Ismail
IPD Johor Bahru (Selatan)
Ibupejabat Polis Daerah Johor Bahru
Polis Diraja Malaysia
JKR No.489, Jalan Meldrum, 80000
Johor Bahru, Johor,
Malaysia
Tel: +60 7 2232222-27
Fax: +60 7 2246925

2. Tan Sri Musa Hassan

Inspector General of Police

Ibupejabat PDRM,

Bukit Aman,

50560 Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

Fax-03-22731326
3. Tan Sri Abu Talib bin Othman
Chairman
National Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM)

Tingkat 29, Menara Tun Razak,

Jalan Raja Laut,

50350 Kuala Lumpur

Fax-03-26125620
Email: humanrights@ suhakam.org. my
For more information, please contact Moon Hui, tel: +60 3 77843525, mobile: +60 12 7209981 or suaram@suaram.net.

谴责警方拘捕参与新山和平集会的两名人权工作者 (附录:抗议书)

延续于由新山华社的五帮会馆所举办的《十万人民拼治安》的签名运动后,新山人民集合在州务大臣官邸外促使州务大臣重视警方不力履行解决近期连续几宗发生于新山的强奸罪案。然而,警方不但不理睬人民的埋怨呼声,反而拘捕了两名参与集会的人权工作者。

这两名是来自新山人民之声的人权工作者分别为严居汉与徐秀敏。严居汉现被关入新山南区警局 (IPD), 徐秀敏则拘留于新山拉庆警察局。

针对皇家警务委员会所建议的独立警务调查委员会(IPCMC)的建议,人民之声赞成应该积极去推行。因为独立调查委员会不但可以重新整顿我国警务的纪律,同时也改善警察的办案效率。

人民之声强烈谴责警方无理拘捕了两名推动人权工作者。因为警方的职责本该是杜绝罪案的发生,而不该是浪费时间于打压人权工作者。

我国联邦宪法与世界人权宣言指出人民拥有集会自由的权利。所以警方无理拘捕参与集会的人群,暴露了警察滥权与打压那些尝试揭露警察疏于维护人民治安的职责的人权工作者。

因此,我们要求警方立刻无条件释放有关被拘捕的两名人权工作者。

背景

一群来自新山的居民自动自发地发起了一场在州务大臣官邸外进行和平集会。他们希望州务大臣能采取遏制罪案率的积极行动。

两名人权工作者参与以表示支持人民的行动,同时在现场打算派发有关由皇家警务委员会所建议的成立独立警务委员会内容的传单。然而,当时他们还没有机会派发传单时,人群已经被警察驱散。而,集会结束后,警方突然无理地拘捕了这两名人权工作者。

我们需要您通过传送机或电话联络等方式,以表达对于此事件的抗议:

OCPD: ACP Safie bin Ismail

IPD Johor Bahru (Selatan)

Ibu Pejabat Polis Daerah Johor Bahru

Polis Di-raja Malaysia

JKR No: 489, Jalan Meldrum, 80000 JB, Johor.

Tel: 07-2232222-27

Fax: 07-2246925

BEBASKAN DENGAN SEGERA 2 ACTIVIS YANG DITAHAN DANG DILOKAP

Kami Daripada ____________________________________________ membantah tindakan pihak polis IPD Johor Bahru Selatan yang menahan dan seterusnya lokapkan 2 orang aktivis dari Suaram Rakyat Malaysia tanpa alas an yang munasabah , dengan tuduhan bahawa mereka menyertai perhimpunan haram dan mempunyai cetakan hasutan.

Dua orang yang dituduh tersebut adalah Hyam Kee Han dan See Siew Min, di mana mereka hanya menunjukan keprihatinan terhadap tindakan rakyat JB yang mengadakan perhimpunan aman untuk mendesak Menteri Besar Johor untuk mengambil tindakan yang sewajarnya untuk membanteras jenayah yang kini sering berlaku.

Sedangkan masalah jenayah yang masih belum selesai oleh pihak polis, apatah rasionalnya pihak polis masih buang masa bagi menahan aktivis yang ingin memberi prihatin terhadap keselamatan dan keamanan masysarakat.

Oleh yang demikian, kami mendesak kedua-dua aktivis yang ditahan tersebut harus dilepaskan serta-merta dengan tanpa sebarang syarat.

Yang benar,

_______________

[Protest Letter] Protest of 2 activists arrested at demonstration in Johor Bahru

The Police arrested 2 activists from Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) Johor Bahru branch who were attended a demonstration in front of Menteri Besar's residence, Johor Bahru this morning. The demonstration was calling for MB's attention and action on the rising crime rates in Johor Bahru.

The two activists are Nyam Kee Han and See Siew Min. Nyam Kee Han is currently being put into lock up at IPD Johor Bahru while See Siew Min is detain in Balai Polis.

Suaram consistently calls for immediate setting up of the Independent Police Complaint and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC), as recommended by the Royal Commission on police reform.

Suaram condemns strongly the arbitrary arrest of the activists. The police of Johor Bahru is wasting public monies in intimidating activists instead of doing their job of busting the crimes.

The Federal Constitution of Malaysia and international Human Rights law enshrine freedom of assembly, the arbitrary arrests by police is clearly an abuse of power and an intimidation to activists who tried to expose the slack attitude of the police force in resolving crimes.

We call on the police to immediately and unconditionally release the 2 arrested activists.


Background

A group of Johor Bahru's residents today on their own initiative organized a demonstration in front of the residence of Johor Menteri Besar. They call for the attention of the MB to take action to reduce the crime rates in JB.

The two activists attended in support of the residents and at the same time intended to distribut a flyer calling for the setting up of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC). However the crowd had been dispersed by the police before they had chance to distribute the flyer.


When the demonstration ends, the police suddenly arrested the two activists.


Action needed please state your protest letter(sample attached) against the arrest of the 2 activists via faxes or phone calls to the following:

OCPD: ACP Safie bin Ismail

IPD Johor Bahru (Selatan)

Ibupejabat Polis Daerah Johor Bahru

Polis Diraja Malaysia

JKR No.489, Jalan Meldrum, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor

Tel: 07-2232222-27

Fax: 07-2246925

BEBASKAN DENGAN SEGERA 2 AKTIVIS YANG DITAHAN DAN DILOKAP!!

Kami daripada _________________________________________ membantah tindakan pihak polis IPD Johor Bahru Selatan yang menahan dan seterusnya lokapkan 2 orang aktivis dari Suara Rakyat Malaysia secara haram dengan alasan menyertai perhimpunan haram dan mempunyai bahan hasutan.

Dua orang yang ditangkap secara haram tersebut adalah Nyam Kee Han dan See Siew Min. Mereka cuma menunjukan keprihatinan mereka terhadap keadaan keselamatan sosial di Negeri Johor khasnya Daerah Johor Bahru yang semakin teruk dan mengancam keamanan masyarakat.

Apa rasionalnya pihak polis menahan orang yang prihatin terhadap keselamatan dan keamanan masyarakat sedangkan begitu banyak kes jenayah yang tidak diselesaikan oleh pihak polis dengan alasan tidak cukup anggota polis.


Oleh yang demikian, kami mendesak semua yang ditahan dibebaskan dengan serta-merta dan tanpa syarat.



Yang Benar,


____________________

For details please call Moon Hui 012 7209981

Saturday, 16 June 2007

制定打击犯罪大蓝图·还我安宁社会

大马人民之声(新山支会) 2007年 06 月15 日文告

大马人民之声(新山支会)对新山一再发生严重罪案,警方与政府束手无策表示极度失望。

本月12日新山努沙再也镇发生 4匪追撞抢劫一对男女,并砍伤男受害者与轮奸女受害者的暴行。数年来,这段马新第二通道的必经之路发生过多起抢劫和伤人案件,威胁每天出入新加坡工作的我国公民的人身安全。即使警方频频接获投报,这个恶劣的状况一直没有改善。新山市民没有看到警方采取相应的行动,例如加强侦查和巡逻以预防犯罪。令人更为震惊的是,受害者的亲人向警方巡逻车求救,警员却对市民的安危和罪行的发生无动于衷,随即扬长而去。

另外,今年四月 22日,新山士古来花园居民林云花因抵抗破门行窃匪徒而遭杀害。士古来民政党州议员张国智更质疑自己执政阵线所管辖的警察部队,所提呈的犯罪率下降数据。

多年来,新山人民为社会极度不安全负上了惨重的代价。破门行窃、抢劫、攫夺等,让人民不只失去辛苦挣得的血汗钱,更赔上了宝贵的生命或终生残废。为安全聘请保安人员,加重了生活负担,商店不敢夜间营业、女性不敢独自外出、被迫深夜赶路或夜归的人们惶恐不安、独自在家的老弱妇孺夜不安眠。新山的人民生活在极度的痛苦中……

捍卫治安和打击罪行是警察的天职,在国境内享受安全的社会环境是国民的基本人权,这起事件曝露了警方的束手无策和严重失责。人民之声呼吁国内安全部长阿都拉和全国总警长慕沙哈山即刻着手解决新山区,乃至全国猖獗的犯罪活动。同时制定打击犯罪大蓝图和设定主要绩效指标 (KPI),以及定期评估该指标和警队效率。

慕沙哈山必须马上调查该起事件失责的巡逻警员,并对涉及者采取严厉纪律行动,以挽回民众对警队的信心。这次的失责,是现今警队低效率、缺乏能力、缺乏责任感和涉及贪污的最好缩影,要彻底解决国内安全问题,改革警队已经是刻不容缓的任务。我们呼吁国内安全部致力贯彻2005年皇家调查委员会深入调查后所列出的 125项建议,建立现代化、高效率及清廉的皇家警察部队,还社区一个安全的生活环境。

我们希望提醒首相阿都拉与总警长慕沙哈山,警察的滥权和贪污行为需要一个超然的权力机构来调查和裁决,125项建议中的一条— 设立警察违例行为投诉独立委员会( IPCMC )的用意就是为此。总检察署已经耗用许多时间在研究该委员会,我们希望首相、总警长和总检察署迅速做出决定,成立警察违例行为投诉独立委员会,取缔警队中的害群之马,洗脱警队一直蒙受的污名。

最后,人民之声希望大家能够认识到,警察部队是由当今执政政府所管理。治安和警队问题,最终必须有首相兼国安部长拿督斯里阿都拉负上最大的责任。人民唯有促成更大的政治压力,才能让政府更有意愿与更有效地解决问题。

Tuesday, 12 June 2007

提防假冒警察



大马人民之声(新山支会)呼吁全柔佛州的人民关注警察与你的权利
,提高自己在这方面的认知
,以免假冒警察的事件再次发生。

针对6月5日,一名冒充警察进入南方学院捉人的事件,人民之声感到遗憾。该名假警
,身穿警察外套和戴著警帽,以一张赞助警察总部的证件进入该院,并因为该院副院长无法确认该"警察"的真正身份,而得以进入该學院,将一名南院生卢伟业加上铐手,强行带走。

人民之声认为,这事件能如此轻易发生,那是因为人民不认识本身可以辨别警察的权利,如:如何确认警察证、逮捕令、逮捕后所该有的权利等等。必须认识本身的权利,才能避免类似事件的再发生。

人民之声呼吁柔佛州的人民正视本身的权利,免得自己成为下一个受害者.人民之声将在近期内举办讲座会以提高居民对警察与本身权利的认识。

Monday, 11 June 2007

医疗设施不应私营化

大马人民之声(新山支会)2007年5月31日文告

享有基本的医疗设施,是不可被剥夺的基本人权。执政政府不能以没有能力承当医疗保健服务费用为借口,而推卸责任,将医疗设施服务私营化,进而典当人民的健康甚至生命。

对于日前发生的《南洋商报》集团营业专员易有银,遇路霸复车祸毙命案件,因无法及时获得医疗拯救,而导致死亡事件,人民之声表示深切的遗憾。我们认为执政政府应该采取适合的步骤,制止日益商业化的医疗保健服务。

人民之声认为,确保每个国民和在马来西亚居住的居留者,能享有平等和足够的医疗保健服务,是执政政府责无旁贷的分内事。

从1981年至今,政府大力鼓吹私营化的政策,并逐步将公共医院的服务设施私营化。当初政府是以,提高医疗服务效率和降低政府的负担为借口,而私营化医疗设施。

首当其冲的公共医院,让我们看到的现实情况却是,贫苦百姓(非公务员)的候诊期超长;医疗水准并没有提升,反而导致许多的专业医务人员被吸引到私人界服务。公共医院需要为3/4 的国人提供服务,却只剩下1/3的专业医务人员继续留在公共医院内任职。

同时,以盈利为导向的私立医院也如雨后春笋,从原本只有50余间私立医院,增加至2001 年散布在主要城市的224间。

公共医院至今仍然处于僧多粥少的情况,而私立医院的医疗费用却远远超出一般低收入者所负担的能力范围;如果公共医院被私营化的话,不知有多少的乡区和贫苦的民众,因无法得到足够和立即的公共医院医疗设施,但又无法承担昂贵的私立医院费用,而蒙受病魔的摧残或平白断送性命。

人民之声呼吁所有的国人,关注我国日益朝向利益和私营化发展的医疗设施服务。同时,我们也希望各地的公民社会团体,针对此课题进行公开的讨论,并签署一份由马来西亚消费人协会、反对医疗私营化联盟以及马来亚大学普通职员职工会,于2007 年3月25日联合举办的一场"医疗保健基金研讨会"的8项会议议决。

在此,我们附上2007年3月25 日"医疗保健基金研讨会"会议议决,供大家参考。任何建议或疑问,请联络人民之声执行秘书(郑文辉)07-5581098,妇女发展中心(WDC)wdc@streamyx.com ,或反对医疗私营化联盟秘书(Jeyakumar Devaraj医生)019-5616807。

Suaram cordially invites you to 50:44 Anniversary of Merdeka & Commemoration of May 13th Tragedy Book Launch


“May 13 - Declassified Documents on the Malaysian Riots of 1969”

by Dr. Kua Kia Soong

“the first credible account of the May 13, 1969 racial riots in Malaysia based on documents recently declassified at the Public Records Office in London

&

Public Forum

“Revisiting May 13 Tragedy: Race Relations and National Unity After Independence

Speakers:

Dr. Syed Husin Ali, Dr. S Nagarajan, Dr. Kua Kia Soong

Date: 13 May 2007, Sunday

Time: 10.00am – 1.00pm

Place: Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall, Kuala Lumpur

Free admission to the book launch and the public forum. The public forum will be conducted in Bahasa Malaysia and English. For more information, please kindly contact Suaram, Ms. Enalini Dewi Ellumalai at telephone: +60 3 77843525 or email: suaram@suaram.net.

媒体错误报道

未獲警方准證吁關注工人福利
勞動節千人大集會
updated:2007-05-02 07:00:52 MYT
訊)約1000名來自全國各地的工人、墾殖民、農民、漁民、園坵工人、城市拓荒者、大生、人權團體代表,週二(1日)在新山大鐘樓廣場張掛標語和輪流演說,慶祝五一勞動節,參加者在額間紮上工人萬歲的紅字布條,籲請政府關注工人和低層人民的福利。

這項和平集會於10時開始,到11時半結束。該集會沒獲得警方准證,然而主辦當局人民之聲秘書鄭文輝認為,人民有集會的自由,他們在搞這項集會時,曾向警方提出申請准證,但未獲發予

這項集會是由14個團體聯合主辦,當場發佈一份題為《國家獨立50年,工人仍受殖民統治》的勞動節宣言,向出席者分派。

這項宣言由94個團體簽署,提出13項訴求。它指出,我國獨立50年,工人仍未能享有他們應有的權利,包括未享受工人的勞動成果、言論自由與結社自由和福利與和諧生活。

警方注視下呈獻表演

與會者在警方的注視下唱《國際歌》和表演繹勞動節由來的戲劇,另一則由青少年團體呈獻的節目,表現的是我國獨立50年,工人仍受殖民統治的現象。

現場所張掛的標語林林總總,有婦女產假90天,丈夫7天陪產朱門酒肉臭,路有凍死骨放過工人!廢除內安法令工人有選擇權,請尊重我們的權益!不許典當我們的利益、另一則較長的標語則講的是:世界化侵蝕工人的權益等。

代表工人、大學生、城市拓荒者、園坵工人、漁民和農人的演說者,指一些聰明、有學問的人,如何利用下層人民的弱點,將他們欺騙。

人民黨全國總秘書宋新輝和副總秘書沙烈阿末、公正黨新山區部主席阿都拉薩和該黨古來區部主席劉順強,行動黨人詹玉蘭和謝招福等,出席這項集會,並表示支持工人所提出的訴求。

這項全國性集會在11時半和平結束。

五一勞動節宣言

94個團体聯署的五一勞動節宣言全文:

1.制定《最低薪金法令》,並廢除廉價勞工的政策。

2.簽署國際勞工組織的《保障工人權利與福利公約》。

3.自動成立職工會的權利、廢除歧視勞工的法令及一些允許資方蓄意解僱勞工的法令。

4.實行不含種族歧視或性別歧視,但以需求為考量的經濟政策。要求一個公平和惠及我國居民的發展模式:任何發展計劃,必須經過討論,並得到我國人民同意後才推行。

5.所有涉及自由貿易協定簽署與決定,必須得到人民的同意。

6.停止強行逗遷城市開拓者,並尊重他們的居住權利。廢除停止使用緊急法令逼遷城市開拓者。所制定的房屋政策,必須考慮到人民的負擔能力,屋價廉宜,地點適中及環境舒適。

7.確保婦女在不受歧視的環境中工作,並制定《防止性騷法令》。

8.給予外籍勞工同等的保障,以免他們受到資方、警察、志愿警衛隊及移民局的不平等對待。

9.停止影響人民基本福利的私營化政策,如;水供設備及醫療保健服務等

10.廢除壓迫和歧視人民的法令,尤其是內安法令、官方機密法令、大專法令、社團法令、及印刷與出版法令。

11.制定資訊自由法令。

12.撥出足夠的土地與津貼,大力發展農業、以確保國內糧食生產足夠,避免農業生產企業化,鼓勵農民以合作社方式推行農業活動。

13.建立一個廉洁、可靠及有效的政府,不貪污,不搞朋黨,不濫權。要求設立公正和乾淨的選舉制度,並成立可靠及獨立的選舉委員會。
(星洲日報2007.05.02

通告 Notification

《人民之友》发表对国内政局看法
马来文版已于9月23日刊出
英文版已于10月26日贴出


人民之友成立于2001年9月9日,2018年9月9日是人民之友成立17周年纪念的日子。我们在这一天发表了一篇题为< 联合起来,坚持真正的民主改革! 丢掉幻想,阻止马哈迪主义复辟!>的文章作为纪念。

我们一如既往选择在这一个对我们来说,具有里程碑意义的日子,对我国当前阶段(大选后新政府上台)的政治局势发表一些意见,与为推动我国和世界民主人权运动而奋斗的同道们,互相交流。

为了面向国内不谙华文的广大非华裔群体,也为了让我们对当前阶段的政治局势的意见能够更广泛地传播开去,工委会决定尽快把这篇纪念文章先后翻译成马来文和英文。马来文版已于9月23日刊出。英文版也已于10月26日贴出。点击以下链接即可阅读——



此外,现居新加坡的庄明湖已将他在《人民之友》发表的《20世纪60年代新加坡左派工运问题探索》(正篇)一文的英文译稿传送到编辑部,因原文中所述人物的姓名或者是党团工会组织的全称或简称,在译文中尚未解决或有待查证,需要一些时日来完成——人民之友工委都是自愿挤出时间来进行工作的,因而无法很快完成。经过一番努力,我们终于在9月30日刊出,为我们的17周年纪念增添光彩!

值得在此一提的是,庄文所述的20世纪60年代新加坡工运遭遇问题(除了遭受来自外部的镇压,还要遭遇来自内部的破坏)的见解,或许能为一些读者(特别是不谙华文和不懂新马历史的读者)思考马来西亚民主改革运动在当前阶段面临马哈迪主义复辟的问题,提供一个历史殷鉴,或者是一个新的启示。

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