Saturday, 30 January 2016

In Commemoration of The Late Lim Chin Siong: 10th Anniversary of His Departure (Updated on 3 Feb)

In Commemoration of The Late Lim Chin Siong:
10th Anniversary of His Departure

The English rendition of the article (originally in Chinese) released
by Sahabat Rakyat on 5 Feb 2006

Picture above - Scanned copy of the leaflet (in Chinese language) issued by Sahabat Rakyat on 5 February 2006 in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Lim Chin Siong's departure. Sahabat Rakyat had not set up a blog then. The original text can be found in Malaysiakini.

【Sahabat Rakyat Editor’s Note】 This article (in Chinese language) was released by Sahabat Rakyat on 5 February 2006 in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Lim Chin Siong’s departure (who departed on 5 February 1996), when Sahabat Rakyat was formed for nearly five years. While promoting democratic and human rights struggle, we wished to make use of this article to recall the sacrifice and contribution that Lim Chin Siong had made towards the national liberation and democratic revolution struggle in Malaya. We also wished to sincerely express our determination and aspiration to learn from this eminent leader. We just translated this article into English language, hoping to disseminate it to non-Chinese ethnic communities and non-Chinese educated groups.

At the end of July 2014, we received the softcopy of Part of Lim Chin Siong’s Q&A Posthumous Manuscript forwarded by a Singapore enthusiastic web user. (This is appended in My Youth in Black and White(我的黑白青春), published by Lim Chin Joo, the younger brother of Lim Chin Siong). We presently uploaded it to Sahabat Rakyat blog on 2 August, so that those who were involved in the anti-British colonial struggle during the 1950s and 1960s could share and ponder, and to serve as reading, reference and research material for the readers as well as scholars from various countries interested in exploring the true historical aspect of the independence struggle of the people in Singapore and Malaya.

5 February this year is the 20th anniversary of the departure of Lim Chin Siong, the eminent leader of national liberation and democratic struggle in Malaya. Lim Chin Siong endured relentless suppression and devastation by Lee Kuan Yew and the erroneous criticism and merciless blows by the left-wing aggressive leaders after the 2.2 Incident in 1963. He was then being exiled to London, UK by Lee Kuan Yew ruling clique in 1969.

We are of the view that, the best way to commemorate Lim Chin Siong, is to propagate Lim’s ideologies, ideals and lessons learnt, especially the reflection and summing-up he did at his old age (upon his return to Singapore in 1979) on those important historical incidents of anti-colonialisation struggle of the Malaya (including Singapore) people and his own experience on leading the anti-colonialisation struggle.

He died of a heart attack on 5 February 1996. Lim Chin Siong’s Q&A Posthumous Manuscript is the precious message he left about the national liberation and democratic revolution struggle of the Malaya and Singapore people that he knew and he had been through.

On 5 February this year, we will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the departure of Lim Chin Siong, with the best way that we thought of. Stay tuned.

Appended below is the full article that Sahabat Rakyat released ten years back in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Lim Chin Siong’s departure –


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Lim passed away on the same day 10 years ago.

Poet Zang Kejia in his poem Some and Others that pays tribute to Lu Xun, wrote that “Some live, when they are already dead; others have died, but are still alive.

Since then, the poem becomes a famous quotation by the people to remember the fore generation of great people who sacrificed for ideals, who stood with the people, and served the people sincerely despite difficulties.


Lim passed away on 5 February 1996. People still remember him, although it has been a decade since. Even though he is dead, he lives in the heart of people. He left inerasable prints in history in every step he had taken.

An editorial of Lianhe Zaobao then praised him as “a man with ideals who is prepared to struggle in realizing them. Such a man is hardly found, then and now.”

Even Lee Kwan Yew respects him as a person with high personality. In the eye of Lee, Lim is “determined to struggle and sacrifice in realizing his ideals, and is incorruptible by material gains or political glory”. Such personality is unmatched by many. Thus, he is respected by many, even his political adversaries.

Public servants should be frugal

He once said in an interview with Nanyang Siang Pau in 1955 that “being a public servant, one should refrain from leading a life of ease and comfort.” It should be a standard to be remembered and adhered to by all political and social workers.

Reexamining his life, he actually did it. He lived a frugal lifestyle despite being a member of the legislative assembly. He is a people’s leader who stood with the people, lived with them, bore with them on their problems and even slept on the meeting room table in the Middle Road office.

This leader served the people sincerely and selflessly. He devoted himself to the people in the prime of his life on his homeland he loved very much, disregarding gains and glories. What he left in history is a legacy of personality that serves as a role model to the later generations.

Lim Chin Siong’s sincere service to the people

Lim is remembered not of the office he held, but his sincere service to the people. Admire of the people to the selfless sacrifices of their great leader is always greater than the flattering of opportunists to the bigwigs. However powerful corrupt officials are, they are just some despicable ‘Yang Berhormat’. Although they are still alive, people long for their departures and great order.

People tend to forget about the politicians who ride roughshod and oppress them. Even if those politicians are remembered, they will go down in history as a byword for infamy.

Zang Kejia mentioned two kinds of people in his poem before. “Some ride on the backs of the people and cry: ‘How grand am I!’ Others silently bend to draw the people’s plough.

Contributions towards anti-imperialism and anti-colonialisation 
cannot be blotted out

Lim is a people’s leader who would lower his profile to serve the people sincerely. Thus, he is still remembered and respected until today. He is a great workers’ leader as well as an exceptional cadre of anti-imperialism and anti-colonialism, where he left an inerasable image in the people. He was not only the youngest legislative assemblyman in Singapore, but also the widely regarded as the most sincere political figure.

Yet, the cruel political struggle then could not tolerate nationalist democrat who can lead the people in anti-imperialism and anti-colonialization struggle to build a truly independent and self-determined nation. In realizing the people’s will to end the colonial rule of Malaya and Singapore, he was jailed twice. Continuous cruel political persecutions drove him to despair, to the extend of contemplating suicide. Yet, that does not deny his sacrifices and contributions to the people. The injustice befell him is part of the epic tragic encounters of the people of Malaya and Singapore in fighting for the nation’s independence, democracy and freedom.

Lim’s spirit will live forever

His spirit of serving the people sincerely will be forever remembered. People will always remember him, for he is still alive even though he is dead.

We wish to believe that his spirit will live forever, and will shine in the river of history. "There are green grasses wherever the spring breeze blows”, as long as the glorious side of human still exists, Lim’s great spirit will be immortal.

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工委会议决:将徐袖珉除名

人民之友工委会2020年9月27日常月会议针对徐袖珉(英文名: See Siew Min)半年多以来胡闹的问题,议决如下:

鉴于徐袖珉长期以来顽固推行她的“颜色革命”理念和“舔美仇华”思想,蓄意扰乱人民之友一贯以来的“反对霸权主义,反对种族主义”政治立场,阴谋分化甚至瓦解人民之友推动真正民主改革的思想阵地,人民之友工委会经过长时间的考察和验证,在2020年9月27日会议议决;为了明确人民之友创立以来的政治立场以及贯彻人民之友现阶段以及今后的政治主张,必须将徐袖珉从工委会名单上除名,并在人民之友部落格发出通告,以绝后患。

2020年9月27日发布



[ 漫画新解 ]
新冠病毒疫情下的马来西亚
舔美精神患者的状态

年轻一辈人民之友有感而作


注:这“漫画新解”是反映一名自诩“智慧高人一等”而且“精于民主理论”的老姐又再突发奇想地运用她所学会的一丁点“颜色革命”理论和伎俩来征服人民之友队伍里的学弟学妹们的心理状态——她在10多年前曾在队伍里因时时表现自己是超群精英,事事都要别人服从她的意愿而人人“惊而远之”,她因此而被挤出队伍近10年之久。

她在三年前被一名年长工委推介,重新加入人民之友队伍。可是,就在今年年初她又再故态复萌,尤其是在3月以来,不断利用部落格的贴文,任意扭曲而胡说八道。起初,还以“不同意见者”的姿态出现,以博取一些不明就里的队友对她的同情和支持,后来,她发现了她的欺骗伎俩无法得逞之后,索性撤下了假面具,对人民之友一贯的“反对霸权主义、反对种族主义”的政治立场,发出歇斯底里的叫嚣,而暴露她设想人民之友“改旗易帜”的真面目!

尤其是在新冠病毒疫情(COVID-19)课题上,她公然猖狂跟人民之友的政治立场对着干,指责人民之友服务于中国文宣或大中华,是 “中国海外统治部”、“中华小红卫兵”等等等等。她甚至通过强硬粗暴手段擅自把我们的WhatsApp群组名称“Sahabat Rakyat Malaysia”改为“吐槽美国样衰俱乐部”这样的无耻行动也做得出来。她的这种种露骨的表现足以说明了她是一名赤裸裸的“反中仇华”份子。

其实,在我们年轻队友看来,这名嘲讽我们“浪费了20年青春”[人民之友成立至今近20年(2001-9-9迄今)]并想要“拯救我们年轻工委”的这位“徐大姐”,她的思想依然停留在20年前的上个世纪。她初始或许是不自觉接受了“西方民主”和“颜色革命”思想的培养,而如今却是自觉地为维护美国的全球霸权统治而与反对美国霸权支配全球的中国人民和全世界各国(包括马来西亚)人民为敌。她是那么狂妄自大,却是多么幼稚可笑啊!

她所说的“你们浪费了20年青春”正好送回给她和她的跟班,让他们把她的这句话吞到自己的肚子里去!


[ 漫画新解 ]
新冠病毒疫情下的马来西亚
"公知"及其跟班的精神面貌

注:这“漫画新解”是与<人民之友>4月24日转贴的美国政客叫嚣“围剿中国”煽动颠覆各国民间和组织 >(原标题为<当心!爱国队伍里混进了这些奸细……>)这篇文章有关联的。这篇文章作者沈逸所说的“已被欧美政治认同洗脑的‘精神欧美人’”正是马来西亚“公知”及其跟班的精神面貌的另一种写照!




[ 漫画新解 ]
新冠病毒疫情下的马来西亚
"舔美"狗狗的角色

编辑 / 来源:人民之友 / 网络图库

注:这“漫画新解”是与《察网》4月22日刊林爱玥专栏文章<公知与鲁迅之间 隔着整整一个中国 >这篇文章有关联的,这是由于这篇文章所述说的中国公知,很明显是跟这组漫画所描绘的马来西亚的“舔美”狗狗,有着孪生兄弟姐妹的亲密关系。

欲知其中详情,敬请点击、阅读上述文章内容,再理解、品味以下漫画的含义。这篇文章和漫画贴出后,引起激烈反响,有人竟然对号入座,暴跳如雷且发出恐吓,众多读者纷纷叫好且鼓励加油。编辑部特此接受一名网友建议:在显著的布告栏内贴出,方便网友搜索、浏览,以扩大宣传教育效果。谢谢关注!谢谢鼓励!












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