What is the colour of the sky in Haris Ibrahim’s world?

Haris Ibrahim

We often ask: What is the colour of the sky in Haris Ibrahim’s world? For persons who admire him as a human rights activist and lawyer, he tends to go way over board and thus loses the plot. More often than not, it is into ridiculous territory.

The latest is on his claims of the 1,805 lives lost under ‘custody‘. We are assuming that the deaths are under custodian of the law enforcement agencies. Specifically, the Police and other authorities such as the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission.

If the majority of these persons had died under the Police watch, then dig these figures:

Kematian dalam lokap Polis 2000-mei 2010 jumlah 147. (2000-7, 2001-16, 2002-15, 2003-23,  2004-21, 2005-14,  2006-15, 2007-15,  2008-12, 2009-6 &  2010-3 (so far).

Punca kematian. HIV 32, Asthma 4, Jantung 9, Penyakit lain 64, Gantung diri 21, Gaduh sesama OKT (orang kena tuduh – suspects) lain 3, Pendarahan otak 3, Tergelincir di bilik air lokap 1 dan dicederakan Polis 1.

There you have it. The record is clear. 147 deaths in 10 years. That is an average of 15 deaths per year, which include illness such as HIV related, asthma, coronary disseases, other ailments and accidents (fall in the bathroom). If we just take the last three or four years, then its only 36. If taken since 2003 (as Haris claimed to be), then it would only totaled to 109.

There is a serious deficit by another 1,696 deaths in custody for the same corresponding period, as claimed by Haris Ibrahim’s ‘Saya Anak Bangsa Malaysia’. So where is this deficit is coming from? MACC/Immigration/Prisons? Or Henry Gurney school in Telok Mas, Melaka?

Is it possible that Haris hallucinated these figures?

We often wonder why are persons like Haris Ibrahim doing these preposterous claim. We hope that Haris does this because he is delusional. Otherwise he might be suffering from some chronic psychiatric or emotional disorder. Either way, he would probably need professional help.

If not, then he might have a serious malice intention in making these claims. That anarchist agenda would be really bad because he could be perceived as trying to disrupt the peace by inciting and instigating public against law enforcement agencies like the Police. That is a threat to national security. He could be investigated under Sedition Act and even Internal Security Act.

Excerpts of the Sedition Act 3 (1):

(a) to bring into hatred or contempt or to excite disaffection against any Ruler or against any Government;

(b) to excite the subjects of the Ruler or the inhabitants of any territory governed by any government to attempt to procure in the territory of the Ruler or governed by the Government, the alteration, otherwise than by lawful means, of any matter as by law established;

(c) to bring into hatred or contempt or to excite disaffection against the administration of justice in Malaysia or in any State;

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Haris could have done it differently if he could substatiate his claims. The Human Rights Commission (SUHAKAM) is the right body to go to, if it is true and he could substantiate that 1,805 persons died under custody.

The Police should investigate both Peoples’ Parliament and Saya Anak Bangsa Malaysia blogs. Clearly, the posting on the 1,805 persons died under custody is nothing but about the intent to mislead blog readers and create grave distrust against the law enforcement agencies, especially the Police, MACC and Prisons Dept. Freedom of press and expressing one’s views must come with responsibility and credibility.

It would be better for Haris Ibrahim if he had been someone who sees the sky to be pink, purple or even psychedelic orange in colour. Then again, he is one of those ‘Sky Kingdom’ supporter if not a follower. Regardless, his anti-establishment nature is slowly turning to be anti-convention.

Published in: on July 21, 2010 at 18:38  Comments (22)  

Come and watch AKAR Jerlun

AKAR Jerlun, 23-25 July 2010

ADVENTURE KAYAK RACE AKAR JERLUN 2010

Pusat Khidmat Parlimen Jerlun will be organising a National level adventure kayak race commencing July 23, 2010 in Jerlun, Kedah Darul Aman.

This three day event is co-organised with the Malaysian Ministry of Youth and Sports and UMNO Jerlun in collaboration with ANSARA, Malaysian Canoe Association, as well as Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris.

This Adventure Kayak Race will showcase 180 canoe representing 60 teams participating from all over the country. Competing for the Grand Prize of RM10,000, paddlers will take part in four categories; National Open, Closed Institute of Higher Leaning, Closed Institute of Teacher’s Training and Closed Kedah.

This Adventure Kayak Race will negotiate the river and waterways of Jerlun covering a distance of 53km. Paddlers will pass through paddy fields, towns as well as historical sites in Jerlun, which boasts two former capitals of ancient Kedah; Kota Siputeh and Kota Naga. The starting point for the first and second day is in fact of historical significance as evidenced by drawings found on the cave walls of Gua Kerbau.

Akar Jerlun is also a community initiative that is hoped to will grow to greater heights in future. The coordination of this event does not only involve statutory bodies and professionals, but brings together the people of Jerlun from all walks of life, youth as well as housewives working hand in hand to ensure the success of this event. The hope is that this Adventure Kayak Race will present wide exposure and become a platform for the locals to kick start  an economic initiative for  eco-based activities in such locations akin to what we have in Jerlun.

Published in: on July 21, 2010 at 06:47  Comments (2)