- Stop! Who is destroying the Penang Botanic Garden?
- IRRI under siege
- Tembok sekolah condong
- To Christopher, MIC and hindraf Uthayakumar maybe more Hindus need to KUGANED
- For my four lovely children
- The Last Hurrah: Zaid in Hulu Selangor
- Thank You For Supporting Pakatan Rakyat- Anwar Ibrahim
- Stop! Who is destroying the Penang Botanic Garden?
- IRRI under siege
- Fatimah Zuhri goes around like a bitch SUCKING AND LICKING THE THE HINDU MIC BALLS
- TBH INQUEST: Thrown out alive or jumped out?
- Pantu News: Abok Farmers arrested for the third time at the same place, their tembawai Munggu Api. This time Warrant of Arrest Issued to 4 farmers, Sebli ak kubok, Aaron ak Chusing, Kubau ak Chakong, Nixon ak Urut. Can you believe? These people are PooR Farmers, not Criminal….Tonite they have to stay one night in Lock Up in Sri Aman.
- Chinese failed Malaysian concept of 'gratitude'.
- Tengku Adnan: Chinese will not be sidelined
- State of the Indians Part VIII PSM: Can't compete for goodies
- Eugene – A Hate Free Place Where Protestors Hope Palin Chokes
- So MIC Won
- My Take On This Just Concluded Hulu Selangor By-Election: A Hollow Victory For BN...
- Taking cheap shots at defenceless refugees
- Let Hulu Selangor set the benchmark for good conduct
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(Coretan ini adalah untuk diri saya dan keluarga saya sahaja. Dan saya tidak bermaksud untuk bacaan orang lain. Tetapi jika ada yang terbaca maka anggap sahajalah seperti membaca coretan yang ilmiah semata-mata)
Semua umat didunia sekarang hidup dalam akhir zaman. Nabi Muhammad saw adalah nabi dan rasul yang akhir dan lahirnya baginda memberikan kenyataan bahawa akhir zaman sudah tiba.
Baginda pun sudah wafat lebih dari 1400 thaun dahulu maka zaman yang dikatakan akhir zaman itu sudah pasti lebih hampir.
Baginda telah membayangkan tanda-tanda serta dalil dalil yang akan kita lihat apabila zaman akan bertambah dekat keahirnya.
Sejahil-jahil seorang Islam yang tidak melaksanakan syariatnya dengan baik sekali pun, dia akan percaya yang hari kiamat akan tetap tiba. Semua yang beragama percaya kiamat itu benar dan hidup selepas mati itu benar.
Sesiapa pun yang bertuhan dan beragama apatah lagi Agama suci kita, percaya yang tuhan akan tunjukkan banyak dalil-dalil yang nyata sebelum tibanya hari kiamat itu.
Dalil-dalil hari kiamat selalunya akan ditunjukkan dan terpapar dihadapan kita banyak elemen yang terbalik dan songsang yang tidak selari dengan kehendak agama dan rasulnya.
Jika ianya bertetangan tentulah ianya elemen yang tidak digemari tuhan dan rasul dan tentulah ianya adalah elemen yang membawa dosa dan sesiapa yang terlibat denga perbuatan dan kepercayaan yang berdosa ini adalah mereka yang menjadi pembawa dalil.
Pokoknya, mahu kah kita menjadi pembawa dalil itu? Tetapi apa kah dia perkara-perkaranya yang dianggap sebagai dalil-dalil itu?
Salah satu yang dalil yang besar ialah yang lebih benar itu dianggap salah dan yang salah itu dianggap benar.
Masyarakat akan menganggap yang dahulunya dianggap salah dan tidak baik , sekarang sudah tidak ada apa masalah lagi untuk diterima oleh masyarakat ramai.
Diantaranya perasuah sudah tidak lagi ada masalah untuk bermaharaja lela dan sentiasa selamat malah disanjung oleh pihak yang ramai.
Pemimpin-pemimpin yang tidak baik akan rakus memerintah dan yang baik tetap akan diketepikan malahan yang baik itu tidak akan Berjaya menjadi pemimpin..
Kebenaran akan terhindar dari pandangan ramai dan kepada siapa yang cuba membawa kebenaran akan menjadi mangsa ganas kepada mereka yang seronok dengan kebathilan.
Perempuan pula ramai yang akan menyerupai lelaki, malahan perempuan akan lebih berkuasa dan berpengaruh dari lelaki. Ramai diantara lelaki tunduk serta mempunyai rasa takut akan kekuasaan seseorang wanita ataupun kumpulan wanita.
Negara akan ditadbir oleh ulil amri yang zalim dan tidak adil dan akan hanya mampu untuk membela serta menyayangi sekumpulan kecil sahaja.
Bak kata perpatah, 'sayangnya bertompok-tompok bencinya merata-rata.'
Dalil-dalil yang lain ialah pokok buah-buah akan berbuah diluar musim, anak durhaka kepada ibu bapa dan pembunuhan anak-anak yang kecil yang sekarang begitu lazim didengar melalui media-media massa.
Tetapi saya berjumpa dengan firman Tuhan, 'jika masih ada walaupun seorang yang berzikir kepada ku dunia tidak akan kiamat'.
Lain-lain perkataan jika masih ada umat yang masih mengingatinya dengan bertwassul serta bertawajjuh kepadanya dan Rasulnya dunia tidak akan kiamat.
Kalau kita hendak jadikan agama itu sebagai addin maka mudah bagi seseorang menjawab kenapa masih ada manusia yang berani bertahan untuk menegakkan kebenaran walaupun mendapat penghinaan dari pihak yang memusuhi mereka.
Bagi umat diakhir zaman ini, menjaga dan memegang tali Allah itu adalah wajib disisi tuntutan Tuhan. Jika seseorang muslim dan Islam itu berpaut kepada tali Allah maka kita tidak akan tersasar jika kita terpaksa berijtihad dalam keadaan yang memaksa.
Akhirnya saya ingin mencatitkan dua rangkap nasihat kepada anak-anak saya serta keluarga yang saya amat cintai sebagai pegangan hidup; bak kata orang tua-tua, 'kok tidur dibuat bantal, kok berjalan dijadikan tongkat';
Aku tetap aku,
Dia tetap dia,
Tapi aku bukan lain dari dia,
Kami berpadu dan bersatu,
Dua wajah dalam wujud yang satu.
Bunga paku dalam paku
Pakunya dibawa dari seberang
Carilah aku dalam aku,
Aku berselindung di sebalik yang terang.
Saya tidak ada apa-apa yang bakal saya berikan kepada anak-anak; hanya pesanan kepada mereka dalam dua rangkap nasihat itu sahaja.
Sekian……………………………………………Aspan Alias (babah)
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According to British forensic expert Professor Peter Vanezis, Teoh Beng Hock was alive when he fell down several stories to his death and even made efforts to break his fall
I can tell you that the brief description of Prof Vanezis's testimoney was enough to make my blood curl, imagine seeing a concrete floor rushing up to meet you and thinking what could be the best possible way to minimise injury or the risk of death in this situation....
Basically the British expert said that all injuries that caused Teoh Beng Hock's death were consistent with trauma of falling from a high place...
'He even cast serious doubt on Thai pathologist Dr Pornthip's alleged finding that the victim may have been strangled..
Prof. Venezis noted the bruise marks on the neck but concluded that it was consistent with injuries suffered from a fall...
the problem is some people watch a few episodes of CSI and think they are crime scene investigators and can deduce cause of death and who was the killer from mere pictures.....as we can all learn from Prof Venezis's testimony, forensic science is very intricate and requires subtle knowledge of injury trauma to determine cause and effect.
So now the counsel for TBH , Karpal's son Gobind will now have to get Pornthip to come and insist that Teoh was killed elsewhere and thrown out the window...
All the accusation of murder against the Malaysian Anti Corruption Agency is vapourising very quickly under the steady and expert gaze of Prof Venezis.
If Teoh was alive when he left the window on the floor where the MACC office is located at Plaza Masalam, then interesting questions about the person he was last heard arguing with should be brought up and that may throw some light on the REAL REASON Teoh is dead.
I have always called for Justice for Teoh Beng Hock and I hope those loudmouth opposition cry wolfers would join the chorus now that the truth seem to be coyly peeking from behind the wall of lies and propaganda that some quarters have been hastily building around the case...
SHAH ALAM, April 26 (Bernama) -- Former political aide Teoh Beng Hock was fully conscious when he fell and had attempted to break his fall from a height, a British forensics expert testified at the inquest into his death here Monday.
Professor Dr Peter Vanezis, who had participated in the investigations into the death of British royalty, Princess Diana, and is currently engaged by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), said he found no evidence that Teoh was strangled prior to his death.
He said Teoh had landed feet first, based on the pattern of fractures on the deceased's pelvis, and upper and lower limbs "I am not in a position to say categorically, whether or not the deceased had been somehow physically forced out of the window while he was conscious.
"The injuries on his lower limbs also showed that Teoh had attempted to break his fall," added the pathologist in his maiden appearance at the inquest.
On July 17, last year, Teoh was found dead on the fifth floor of Plaza Masalam here after questioning by the Selangor MACC, located in the same building, as part of investigations into alleged irregular disbursement of state funds.
Dr Vanezis, and Thai pathologist Pornthip Rojanasunand -- hired by the Selangor Government -- had observed a second post-mortem on Teoh's exhumed remains last November.
The British pathologist noted there were no signs of restraint on Teoh's body.
"There were no obvious marks of restraint on the body. However, it is possible that a person can be restrained with no bruising being found...it depends on the manner and force applied in such circumstances," he said.
Based on his observations, Dr Vanezis said there was no evidence that Teoh's neck had been compressed, as with strangulaton.
The bruises on the neck region were part of the overall injuries from the fall, he said.
The inquest is before Coroner Azmil Muntapha Abas.
To questions by MACC prosecution chief Datuk Abdul Razak Musa, Dr Vanezis said he concluded that none of Teoh's injuries indicated he was killed by any other means and thrown out of a window from the 14th floor of Plaza Masalam.
On the injuries to Teoh's anus which Dr Pornthip had suggested was caused by the forced insertion of an object, Dr Vanezis refuted the finding, saying they were caused by the fall.
Toxicological tests showed there were no evidence that Teoh was incapacitated by alcohol or drugs, he said.
Dr Vanezis said he was unable to say whether Teoh had been subjected to some form of intimidation which might have led to his fall.
He also disagreed with Dr Pornthip's findings that Teoh might have been dragged, prior to his fall, based on marks on his shoes.
He said the shoes were badly damaged, most probably due to Teoh landing on his feet first and this was clearly seen from multiple injuries on the legs.
At this juncture, government-appointed counsel Tan Hock Chuan told the coroner that all parties agreed that only two issues were still in contention -- the injuries on Teoh's neck and the manner by which the victim fell.
To another question by Abdul Razak, Dr Vanezis reiterated that Teoh was well-oriented and there was no evidence to indicate pre-fall injuries as stated by Dr Pornthip.
Asked by counsel Gobind Singh Deo, representing Teoh's family, to clarify how he gathered the history of the case, Dr Vanezis said he was briefed by MACC officers who sought his expert opinion, besides access to documents, photographs and pathologists who conducted the first post-mortem.
He said, although he relied on the briefings and documents, he also verified certain facts before making his final findings.
Dr Vanezis explained in length why he did not probe further on the shoe print found on the window of the 14th floor of the building when he visited the crime scene, since it was not part of his work.
The inquest continues tomorrow for Gobind to seek further clarification from the British pathologist.
In a related development, the coroner is expected to give his decision on whether to grant leave to Teoh's brother to cite Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Nazri Abdul Aziz for contempt of court for branding Dr Pornthip a "liar".
The flamboyant Dr Pornthip stated earlier that she would not be present to give further evidence because she had received "political pressure" from certain parties.
Pantu News: Abok Farmers arrested for the third time at the same place, their tembawai Munggu Api. This time Warrant of Arrest Issued to 4 farmers, Sebli ak kubok, Aaron ak Chusing, Kubau ak Chakong, Nixon ak Urut. Can you believe? These people are PooR Farmers, not Criminal….Tonite they have to stay one night in Lock Up in Sri Aman.
Posted: 26 Apr 2010 06:39 AM PDT
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"If we win this by-election, you can come to Kuala Lumpur the next day to look for me. I will write a personal letter to approve the money and it will be transferred to the school board's account. If we lose, don't have to come."
The above was attributed to BN chairperson, Najib Abdul Razak who had allegedly said so during his campaigning in the Hulu Selangor by-election – see Malaysiakini Educational absurdity in Hulu Selangor.
The alleged quote has led MKINI columnist Azly Rahman to lambast Najib Razak for having reached the highest level of idiocy in charting the future of Malaysian education.
Azly lamented: How much shame must we parade in our desperation to win this or that election that is a theatre of the absurd anyway? The essential question is, how dare we use education - the only means for social and economic progress for ALL races - to bribe voters!
Then we come to Malaysiakini's Tengku Adnan: Chinese will not be sidelined.
Perkasa leader, Ibrahim Ali, the ultranationalist who plays the game that UMNO used to play, namely, to pile on a siege mentality among the Malays by telling them that the Chinese will take over (or are arrogant etc), so that UMNO can conveniently slide in to be the ethnic warrior to save the 'threatened' malays.
The Perkasa agitator was the man whom Hulu Selangor MP Kamalanathan defended for his (Ibrahim's) outrageous bigotry, and as if that wasn't enough, hugged Ibrahim affectionately during the by-election campaign. Well, Ibrahim has been at it again.
As 75% of the Hulu Selangor Chinese cast their votes for PKR's Zaid Ibrahim, the Pasir Mas man wants the government to stop all allocations, grants and whatnot to those Chinese for not being "grateful" to the BN (read that as UMNO) government.
According to Malaysiakini, the @$$h*le suggested that the Chinese voters in Hulu Selangor should be punished by the government for not fully supporting MIC candidate P Kamalananthan.
However, BN sec-gen Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor said that the government will not adopt the @$$h*le's suggestion because there are also HS Chinese who voted for BN in the by-election.
Do you see the difference in their mentality?
I don't. Both believe government (or rather public) funds belong to a political party, namely UMNO, where to give or deny financial allocations will depend on the wannabe recipients' show of gratitude to the UMNO-BN.
This attitude seems to stem from the days of Hang Tuah or even earlier, when the ruler was deemed a demi-god, endowed with wealth bestowed by divinity. It was a concept of divine rights inherited from Hindu India via the Sri Vijaya – Mahapahit religious socio-politico culture.
The Chinese also practised a variant of this belief, except in the case of the Chinese, it was the 'mandate of heaven', a green ticket given by god to a ruler to rule with legitimacy over the unwashed. But luckily for the Chinese, they have an escape clause, in that god could withdraw the 'mandate'.
Thus unlike the Hindu version of perpetual divine rights, the Chinese mandate of heaven would only be valid so long as the ruler behaved – that's when people like Koh Tsu Koon comes in with his KPI, to report on the conduct of the ruler.
If, say, the ruler misbehaved (do I need to provide any examples?) the god (or heaven) could and would withdraw its mandate. Then it'll be open slather and slaughter when the naughty ruler could be overthrown, not unlike an election in a modern democracy. The mandate of heaven would then be transferred to the person who was likely to rule best.
Thus the Chinese had been overthrowing (or on a number of other occasions, attempted to overthrow) their bad 'emperors' regularly, those of the dynasties of Xia, Shang, Westen Zhou, Eastern Zhou, Qin, Western Han, Xin, Eastern Han, 'Wei, Shu & Wu' (3 Kingdoms), Western Jin, Eastern Jin, Southern & Northern Dynasties period, Sui, Tang, '5 Dynasties & 10 Kingdoms' period, Northern Song, Southern Song, Liao, Jin, Yuan, Ming, Shun, Qing, Yuan Shikai's 'Empire of China, Sun Yat Sun's Republic, and some of the Communist Dynasty's like the notorious Gang of Four.
But not everyone subscribes to that, so there continues to be a belief that divine-chosen rulers can do what they like with the nation's wealth, like their very own. And if you can get something from one of these divine rulers, indeed you ought to be grateful.
This may possibly explain why those Felda people felt grateful for receiving RM50,000 which in reality was their own money, and RM50,000 was only part of the sum owed to each of them. Their land had been sold off but they didn't receive any payment, until now (and to remind everyone, only part of it).
I heard the next installment of the money owed to the owners will be during the next election (gratitude expected), with the 3rd in another possible by-election or general election (again their gratitude is mandatory).
Hand kissing is optional.
Posted: 26 Apr 2010 04:15 AM PDT
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Whether MIC won by fair and free means is another story altogether.
But they sure had some ploys up their sleeves.
Donplaypuks, for instance, believes that the Maika (subsidiary of MIC) share sale is an election gimmick.
Read his letter to mKini HERE.
Even if MIC may have won the election in Hulu Selangor, I still find it completely irrelevant.
But the fight is still on.
Posted: 26 Apr 2010 04:20 AM PDT
BN won by 1,725 votes majority. Much less than what Muhyidin expected. He targeted a 6,000 votes majority. It doesn't takes a rocket scientist to figure out how our DPM can come out with such high expectation. And we have read many comments over the mainstream media as well as electronic media. While BN interpret and spins this result as support to their advantage, we also get opportunist in the like of Hindraf trying to claim their share of victory. I need not go further into that but if you have been following their statements before and after this by-election, you can really see what they actually are. We all know Umno have been playing dirty in all elections. It's only a matter of how blatant they want play it. And this one happens to be the most blatant.
Of all the resources available at their disposal, the move by Election Commission to mess up the electorate polling station is, by all standard, the most vicious move. Almost 14,000 voters polling station were transferred to create confusion. One Hulu Yam resident lamented that he has voted all his life in Hulu Yam but this time, he found out that his polling station is more than 20km away in Kalumpang. A success rate of 20% of this exercise can be translated as a loss of 2,800 votes to Pakatan Rakyat as this tranferring exercise involves voters in PR stronghold. And believe me, a 20% figure is a conservative estimate after considering PKR's limitation and enthusiasm in rectifying this problem.
Next on the list would be the vote buying factor. Poverty still exists in semi rural Hulu Selangor. We took a drive from Tg Malim heading towards KKB making random trip into estates and villages. We witnessed many dipilated houses in appaling condition. Agents were seen walking towards BN held function with envelops and electoral list. Umno puteris and those in 1Malaysia tshirts were active going from house to house in estates handing out goodies. It is hard to resist the temptation of money when one is living at such poverty level. There are many welfare recipients in Hulu Selangor. They used to receive a monthly relief of RM300 from welfare department. This have been reduced to RM200. Can somebody explain what happen to the RM100? Last important factor that contributed to PKR loss is their machinery on polling day. A drive around polling stations from KKB to Sg Buaya. BN young supporters outnumbered PKR in almost every polling station. By the time we reached Sg Buaya at around noon, many of their supporters have abandoned their position. Some of the booth were left unmanned. Act of internal sabotage? Or purely lacking manpower? That's for them to figure out themselves. After considering all the factors involved, BN may have won this by-election but it is definitely A Hollow Victory. They can spin all they want but deep down inside, they know it wasn't a victory that they expected after all the dirty tricks deployed. 1,725 majority out of 49,000 votes casted is negligible on their fortress. The level of awareness among the people remains intact. On the other hand, I think it is about time for the coalition to unite together under one platform. The united Pakatan Rakyat platform with a united machinery. Not united in the sense where party leaders just appearing and giving speeches in ceramahs. All parties in the coalition need to tap each other's strength and unite them under one machinery, and that would be a force to reckon with.
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