The Irrawaddy:Suu Kyi Insists Her Trial Will Test Rule of Law in Burma

Aung San Suu Kyi insisted after Tuesday’s final session of her trial before Friday’s scheduled verdict that the proceedings would show “whether or not the rule of law exists in the country,” according to her lawyer Nyan Win.

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Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia fails Human Rights standard test

 

Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia fails

Human Rights standard test

He is usually not neutral because he knows which side of the bread is buttered. Pandikar Amin (WRONGLY, according to Human Rights standard) told Fong that he did not think that the term was insulting as pendatang haram referred to illegals.

Earlier, Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing’s (BN – Bintulu) spoke on the problems of illegal immigrants when Datuk Wilfred Bumburing (BN – Tuaran) stood up to complain of crimes committed by pendatang haram (illegals).

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Myanmar government planning for another episode of Anti-Muslim riots

Myanmar government

planning for another episode

of Anti-Muslim riots  

 

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. -Voltaire

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. -Voltaire

 

Anti-Muslim Riots in Bago/Pegu

Anti-Muslim Riots in Bago/Pegu

 

 

 

 

Dear Brother,

I hope you can share the following news which is the part of a deliberate plan of the Military Junta of Burma to use its long term policy of using religious hatred to create the political environment that may benefit the Military Junta of Burma to stay in Power Forever.
Please prevent hatred against any race or religion and create the unity and harmony among all the races and religions of the people of Burma.

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South Africa accuses Israel Navy of killing hundreds of Palestinian boat people from Gaza

South Africa accuses Israel Navy of killing hundreds of Palestinian boat people from Gaza

WARNING: Readers must read the lower part of this news/article to understand the truth. Those reading the upper part only and failed to continue could be mislead or miss the real message.

Cape town, South Africa(AFP) — South Africa said Sunday that hundreds of people were missing at sea, believed to be part of a wave of Palestinian  boat people from Gaza were allegedly dragged out to the middle of the ocean by Israel Navy and left to die.
Israel has denied the accusations, but accounts of survivors and the latest reports from the South Africa coast guard have piled the pressure on Tel-Avid, and the Israel government said it would meet rights groups on Monday.

The Israel navy is accused of detaining the migrants, Palestinian  boat people from Gaza, after they washed up on the Israel coast — and then towing them to sea and leaving them to their fate.

South Africa’s coast guard said Sunday it had rescued hundreds of the refugees from the Palestinian, Gaza, but that hundreds more were feared lost. 

“These are really serious allegations that need to be investigated by the UN and the Israel government,” he said…………………

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Responsible Thai generals must be punished for torturing and killing of Imam

Responsible Thai generals must be punished

for torturing and killing of Imam

BANGKOK, Jan 11 – The death of an imam while in army custody last year will present Thailand’s new government with its first test of whether it can deliver justice in the country’s troubled southern provinces.

 

On Christmas Day, a court in Narathiwat ruled that 56-year-old imam Yapa Kaseng was tortured and killed while being interrogated by soldiers in March.

The body of the Muslim community leader bore evidence of blunt force trauma, including rib fractures. His lungs were punctured, and his body was covered with bruises, and had abrasions on the back.

The death of the imam has gone down as a landmark abuse case. Rarely has anyone been held accountable for deaths in custody a long-held complaint of locals as well as non-governmental organisations and watchdog groups like the New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW).

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Myanmar Muslims prohibited from worshipping and reading of the Quran in residential flats

Myanmar Muslims prohibited from worshipping in residential flats

Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Aping a recent diktat against the country’s Christian community, authorities have summoned and warned leaders of Burma’s Muslim community not to worship in residential flats.

Rangoon’s Kyauktada Township Peace and Development Council office, as they did with Christian pastors from the city, summoned Islamic leaders on the 5th of this month and warned them to halt all religious services and the reading of the Quran in residential flats. 

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The Association of Religious Scholars (PUM) should acknowledge that at least Malaysiakini and Manjit Bhatia wrote one truth about Myanmar

The Association of Religious Scholars (PUM)

should acknowledge that at least 

Malaysiakini and Manjit Bhatia wrote one truth about Myanmar

It didn’t even dare condemn the Burmese military thugs who rule Burma, whose justice is meted out in the Stalinist/Maoist standard of the end of gun’s barrel.

Just look at how much braver Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines are when compare to M’sia at UNGA voting on 24-12-2008.

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If Doctor and Hospital fine over leaked report, you must take similar action on leaked Dr M’s letter to Israel PM

If Doctor and Hospital fined over leaked report,

you must take similar action on leaked Dr M’s letter to Israel PM

COMMENT: We hereby wish to request that_

If Doctor and Hospital fined over leaked report,you must take similar action on leaked alleged Dr M’s letter’ to Israel PM.

After all OSA is more powerful and serious than Private Healthcare Facilities and Services Act 1998.

And the letter rundown the reputation of our Greatest former PM and our country’s reputation of staunch defender of Islam and Palestinians but the report effected only one person only (if we hope and assume that there is no conspiracy at all)

After all Dr Osman is not the owner of the Pusrawi and even if he is an owner he could not and should not keep all the patient’s record under lock and key for all the time. Any patient facing any emergency problem could face problem if the doctors on duty in any hospital or health care facilities are denied access to the patient’s medical record.

 So if the authorities could not pin point the real culprit who leaked the records, could not arbitrarily practice collective punishment.

 I still remember the case of an illegal Indonesian Illegal Immigrant, killed by the dozen of soldiers at the beach in Malacca.  The judge released all the soldiers free because no one admit the crime of murder. The Judge failed to look at the UN International War Crime Tribunal’s Yamamoto Doctrine.

Yamamoto was found guilty for the crimes committed by his Japanese soldiers in Phillipine during WW2.

No police or military person could commit atrocities and claim immunity as if obeying the orders from above and no higher authorities could refused the responsibility of the crimes committed by his subordinates.

News from NST’s point of view

KUALA TERENGGANU: Hospital Pusrawi is liable to a fine of up to RM300,000 and its management may face jail time if investigations reveal there was negligence which led to Mohd Saiful Bukhari’s medical report being leaked.

Deputy Health Minister Datuk Dr Abdul Latif Ahmad said this was provided for under the Private Healthcare Facilities and Services Act 1998.

Furthermore, the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) could take disciplinary action against the doctor involved because leaking the report to the public went against medical ethics, he said after visiting the Hospital Sultanah Nur Zahirah here. 

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Breaking the unjust and undemocratic RULE OF LAW

Breaking the unjust and undemocratic

RULE OF LAW

Malaysian Insider By Yusmadi YusoffAUG 7 — We have been incessantly reminded by government leaders that we should abide by the law. That, in order for justice to prevail, we should uphold the rule of law. The Prime Minister again reminded us that we should be fair and that the law must allow a complainant to seek legitimate redress.

That it was, after all, done in accordance with the dictates of the law.It is assumed that as long as the process involves the court of law, justice would prevail. It is also assumed that a charge can only be framed in the face of credible evidence, as weighed by the institutions of justice. These are the assumptions thrown about in the mainstream media on a daily basis, so that the people understand and appreciate that the fair game of justice is at work.

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See No Evil, Speak No Evil

See No Evil, Speak No Evil

DISQUIET

– – -Speaking of the concerns expressed by the US State Department on the current investigations , Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Dr R is reported as having defended the application of the Rule of Law in this country.

Dr R had indicated that he wished to enter into a debate on the subject with foreign critics.  – – –

But then, so do Zimbabwe and a number of countries in which the rule of law has collapsed. Burma in fact only recently unveiled a sparkling, bright constitution filled to the brim with the requisite bells and whistles.

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Answer ASEAN leaders, which of the following points you do not agree?

Answer ASEAN leaders,

which of the following points you do not agree?

 

What Western values are you afraid of ASEAN DICTATORS?

 

SPDC FM said that Daw Suu could be kept in detention because their law says the limit is six years.

Don’t forget that Myanmar SPDC law for MURDER, corruption and RAPE etc included jail and death sentences. So why the Depayin MASSACRE MASTERMIND Than Shwe was not arrested or jailed or punished to death.

 

The selective persecution is the problem. According to the ASEAN VALUES, not all the citizens are equal under the law. May be I am wrong. All the citizens are equal under the law but Military Junta and Dictators are above the law.

 

The main problem of the ASEAN is they have no respect for the Human Rights and also there is no RULE OF LAW. They all RULE BY LAW, of course with their own interpretation.

 

In conclusion there is usually NO GOOD GOVERNANCE in most of the ASEAN countries.

 

Answer ASEAN leaders, which of the following points you do not agree?

 

 

CHAPTER I. DIGNITY

Article 1 Human dignity

 

Human dignity is inviolable. It must be respected and protected.

 

Article 2 Right to life

 

1. Everyone has the right to life.

2. No one shall be condemned to the death penalty, or executed.

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Rule By Law, arbitrarily by SPDC Junta

Rule By Law, arbitrarily by SPDC Junta

Edited from Source, DISQUIET

Disquiet

Malik Imtiaz Sarwar is a leading Malaysian human rights lawyer and activist and the current president of the National Human Rights Society (HAKAM). He actively promotes a civil rights discourse both in and outside court.

It has become manifest that the Rule of Law is not practice in Myanmar by the SPDC. SPDC Junta Rule By Law, arbitrarily.

It would not matter if all the police officers, prosecutors and judges in the country were to say otherwise or if all the untruths, one way or the other, were undone. Myanmars, or at least a very large number of them, have lost faith in the military government’s Justice system.

The Rule of Law does not exist merely for there being present the institutions of the administration of justice. Courts, prosecutors, a legal profession and a police force do not in themselves give rise to the Rule of Law. That can only occur if they collectively function in a manner that allows for the full confidence of the Myanmar public. Without such confidence, these institutions are nothing more than empty shells.

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Experts unveil index to check nations’ rule of law

7/3/2008, 11:24 a.m. CDT

By WILLIAM J. KOLE

The Associated Press

   

VIENNA, Austria (AP) — Legal experts from 95 countries have devised a way of measuring how well leaders, officials and judges are meeting the basic principles of law and human rights.

The “Rule of Law Index” — unveiled Thursday at the World Justice Forum in Vienna — is aimed at helping the United States and others countries pursue more fair policies in the pursuit of terrorists, participants said.

“The so-called war on terror has brought with it subtle changes. We talk about ‘coercive interrogation’ instead of what it really is: torture,” former Irish President Mary Robinson said in a speech to the forum.

“We face the new ‘normal,’ which must be confronted,” she said. “For the majority of the world’s citizens, the rules of the game are fundamentally unfair.”

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Proper Rule of Law should be introduce for granting citizenship

Rule of Law

should take over

Rule by arbitrary Law

for granting citizenship

Malaysian Citizenship Law should be reviewed urgently from the present unjust law that practice discriminations to the law that respects Equal Human Rights in compliance to contemporary International Practice and according to true Islamic teachings.

Malaysian Home Ministers and their Deputy Ministers used to proudly claim in the newspapers that granting citizens is not the migrant’s right but the privilege granted as rewards or sympathy.

This concept is basically wrong. The highly qualified migrants who could contribute to the progress of Malaysia are deserved to be accepted and should be granted citizenship without delay. Malaysia should make the new citizenship law by granting a right to the qualified migrant, of course only if he is entitled according to the law and is free from any crimes. Continue reading