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- At the PAS Muktama
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Posted: 04 Jun 2011 09:52 AM PDT
By Aidila Razak, written for Malaysiakini
PAS grassroots leader Mohamad Sabu has won the PAS deputy post in the Islamic party's most hotly-contested polls to date.
In a surprise victory, Mohamad (right) ousted two ulama (religious scholars) candidates in the election – the three-term incumbent Nasharudin Mat Isa and a last-minute challenge from Pahang PAS commissioner Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man.
According to election committee chairperson Abdul Halim Abdul Rahman, Mohamad bagged 420 votes against Tuan Ibrahim, 399 and Nasharudin, 224.
Mohamad, who has succeeded in his second go at the number two position, is the first non-ulama to hold the post for two decades.
Meanwhile, it is learnt that Husam Musa (right), another non-ulama, has made an astounding comeback by winning one of the three vice-president's posts.
The other two winners are incumbents Salahuddin Ayub and Mahfuz Omar, both of whom are also non-ulama.
It appeared that PAS delegates have opted to reach out to a wider audience by electing all the non-ulama.
Salahuddin is the highest vote-getter in the vice-president contest with 753 votes, followed by Husam, 660 and Mahfuz, 616.
The losers in the six-way contest are Idris Ahmad, 491, Mohd Amar Abdullah, 321, and Nizar Jamaluddin, 217.
In immediate reaction, party's deputy spiritual leader Haron Din said that he was not disappointed with the lack of representation from the ulama ranks.
"The delegates are teaming an ulama president with a professional deputy and this is a new approach," he said.
The victor and the vanquished
Mohamad, the new No 2, is fast-talking and a crowd puller at ceramahs who rose up the ranks from the very grassroots movement, lending him hard-earned street credibility.
The Penangite, however, does not have a religious background and his success in bagging number two may indicate a rejuvenation in PAS, as well as a boost to its image as an accommodative and open party.
Well-received by supporters of DAP and PKR alike, Mat Sabu or Abang Mat as he is fondly referred to, is expected to forge stronger ties between the Islamic party and its Pakatan Rakyat partners.
His youth appeal is expected to draw a younger and more diverse lot of supporters to PAS.
Once considered to be progressive, Nasharudin (left) has apparently failed to use his long tenure as deputy president to his advantage raising questions over whether he has the mettle to deal with issues confronting PAS.
This could be a concern for the Islamic party as it goes into an anticipated stiffly-contested general election.
The former International Islamic University Malaysia lecturer rose through the ranks of PAS at lightning speed and was a high performing secretary general before elected onto the number two spot in 2007, to much surprise.
The other loser, Tuan Ibrahim, is said to be a candidate representing the ulama faction, which is uneasy with Sabu's ascendancy.
Although relatively unknown at national level politics, Tuan Ibrahim (right) is almost a celebrity in the religious scholar circles and is now spearheading PAS anti-slander campaign in response to the sex video said to be of a man resembling PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim.
The nephew of PAS spiritual leader Nik Aziz Nik Mat, Tuan Ibrahim religious background and his good relations with Anwar will help him balance party and Pakatan Rakyat interests, as PAS grows to take a more significant role in national politics.
He had previously held the post of vice president.
All three VPs are non-ulama
Joining the new leadership team under president Abdul Hadi Awang, who won uncontested, are winners of a crowded vice-president race – all of whom are non-ulama.
Mahfuz, who has retained his post, is widely believed to be the running mate of Mohamad.
Like Mohamad, the Pokok Sena MP, rose through the ranks from the grassroots and is popular with both PAS members and Pakatan Rakyat supporters alike.
Meanwhile, Salahudin, who has successfuly defended his post, is a double-term Kubang Krian MP and is seen to be a diplomatic leader who has managed to appease different factions of the party, sometimes appearing sympathetic to the unity government call.
Those who failed to make the cut in the vice-president race included Nizar Jamaluddin (left), an engineer by training who gained superstar status in the bid to defend his position as menteri besar in the Perak coup.
Nizar, who came in last, is possibly the most popular PAS leader among the Chinese community, second only to Nik Aziz.
Also defeated in the six-way contest are two ulama – information chief Idris Ahmad, and another member of Kelantan executive council Mohd Amar Abdullah.
Nizar appeared contented with the results, saying that the delegates have made the "perfect choice".
"PAS is united," he said.
Erdogans control party's central committee
It appears that victory by the professionals over the ulama also included the party's powerful central committee.
The results showed the professionals, also known as the Erdogans, won the majority of the 18 seats.
PAS new central committee – those widely considered as Erdogans in bold
Mazlan Aliman, 884 votes
Dr Hatta Ramli, 765
Kamarudin Jaffar, 739
Hanipa Maidin, 735
Azizan Abdul Razak (Kedah MB), 721
Mujahid Rawa, 651
Khalid Samad, 643
Ghani Shamsuddin, 579
Amiruddin Hamzah, 576
Abdul Wahid Endut, 556
Abu Bakar Chik, 527
Mohd Amar Abdullah, 470
Mahfodz Mohamed, 449
Dr Siti Mariah Mahmud, 445
Hassan Mohamed Ali, 437
Abdul Ghani Abdul Rahman, 430
Nuridah Salleh, 416
Posted: 04 Jun 2011 09:37 AM PDT
Written by Wong Choon Mei, Malaysia Chronicle
UPDATED Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is in a pickle. He has been
Posted: 04 Jun 2011 10:06 AM PDT
Takziah diucapkan kepada sekelian mereka yang sekian lama ini kononnya memperjuangkan agenda dan matlamat menubuhkan sebuah daulah Islamiyyah dibumi bekas Tanah Melayu ini.
Sudah sampai ketitik noktah perjuangan politik sekular jamaah yang selama ini menjanjikan kepada kita akan suatu gagasan berlandaskan Syariat Islam dan Sunnah Rasul Sallalahu Alaihi Wassallam.
Bilamana PAS bernikah secara mut'ah dengan partai harbi wal laknatullah DAP dengan bermadukan PKR yang sanggup menyamaratakan segalanya demi segenggam kuasa politik memerintah negara ini, maka lenyaplah sudah sekelumit harapan hamba Allah ini untuk menyaksikan kejayaan PAS untuk mengotakan kata, melaksanakan sahutan 'Negara Islam' sepertimana pernah dibentangkan Al Fadhil Tuan Guru Professor Dato Dr Harun Din Al Haj, satu satunya ulamak PAS yang saya hormati dan sokong ke saat ini.
Tidak ada tokoh tokoh yang lain didalam parti PAS yang tidak berganjak dari usaha memartabatkan Ad Deenul Islam selain Prof. Dato Dr Harun Din.
Nampaknya usaha Prof sendiri kini menghadapi cabaran yang semakin hebat untuk mengemudikan bahtera perjuangan PAS merealisasikan apa yang pernah kita semua dengar bahawa matlamat perjuangan PAS yang hakiki adalah tidak lain tidak bukan tetapi untuk menegakkan sebuah negara Islam diMalaysia ini sesuai dengan perintah Allahu Ta'ala dan menepati saranan Nabi Muhammad Sallalahu Alaihi Wassallam.
Diantara sebegitu ramai pemimpin pemimpin PAS yang ada, tidak ada seorang pun dari mereka yang boleh menandingi Prof Dato Dr Harun Din didalam cara beliau membawa mesej pendekatan Dakwah Al Islamiyyah.
Kita selalu mendengar para penceramah PAS menempelak UMNO sebagai parti Melayu yang sekular, tidak ikhlas didalam segala slogan dan laungan mereka bahawa negara Malaysia ini adalah sebuah negara Islam tetapi sebenarnya adalah sebuah kerajaan sekular yang berfungsi menghidupkan sistem sekular peninggalan British dibawah Perlembagaan Malaysia yang dirangka oleh Suruhanjaya Lord Reid.
Kini kita dapati bahawa PAS pula sudah melupuskan apa yang dahulunya kita dengar sebagai matlamat penubuhan Negara Islam dan berubah agenda kepada apa yang dikatakan sebagai 'negara kebajikan' pula.
Sayang seribu kali sayang, umat Islam seMalaysia sekarang tidak boleh mengharap kepada mana mana pihak baik UMNO ataupun PAS didalam menentukan arah tuju negara ini kepada apa yang di redhai Allahu Rabbul Alamin.
Saya tidak nampak mana mana pihak dari kedua parti politik Melayu terbesar didalam negara ini yang mampu menegakkan Syiar Islam didalam ertikata sebenarnya dimasa sekarang mahupun yang akan datang.
Kita sudah tidak ada sesiapa lagi untuk menerajui perjuangan Daulah al Islamiyyah ataupun sebuah Khilafah di rantau ini.
Biarlah orang berhari raya,
Kita pergi merambah dahan,
Biarlah orang mencari kaya,
Kita mencari redhanya Tuhan.
Biarlah orang membakar rusa,
Rusa itu banyak tanduknya,
Biarlah orang mengejar kuasa,
Kuasa itu banyak buruknya.
Biarlah parang dicanuk lekat,
Lekat itu banyak karatnya,
Biarlah orang merebut pangkat,
Pangkat itu banyak mudaratnya.
Kalaulah hilang kulim dirimba,
Rosaklah padi dimakan rusa,
Kalaulah hilang alim ulama,
Rosaklah negeri ditelan dosa.
Posted: 04 Jun 2011 08:24 AM PDT
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Posted: 04 Jun 2011 04:26 AM PDT
Why Muslim cultures lag behind is bouncing around the blogosphere, garnering plenty of attention and plenty of eyeballs.
Family Security Matters (here) has some good analysis, as well as constructive criticism of my work. A brief quote:
The Jihad Watch article is correct and well-intentioned, but woefully lacking itself in explaining why the West has surpassed Islam. Without establishing the broader context of why and how innovation, "devotion," skilled labor and so on exist in the West but not in Muslim culture, the list seems wholly arbitrary. One could easily substitute "honesty," "diet" or "education" for any of the others, or simply add them to the list.
It's good that the article has managed to stimulate a lot of thinking and analysis. Many minds thinking on a problem is precisely one of the net's strengths.
Posted: 04 Jun 2011 03:28 AM PDT
Perkhidmatan SMS kini dari Mukatamar:
4/6 10:40 AM - Mat Sabu menang Timbalan Presiden. Nik Aziz pengsan diberitahui dropout pelajar Art&Design ITM menang.
Posted: 04 Jun 2011 03:03 AM PDT
My Uncle was so sad after reading a leaked WikiLeaks's cable, where US diplomats in Malaysia submitted a report to Foggy Bottom on the Perak political situation. In the report Power struggles in Perak, he saw with great dismay:
Perak had been a bastion of the ruling BN coalition since Malaysia's independence in 1957 until the March 2008 general election, when the opposition PR coalition stunned the BN and took control of the state government by winning 31 of 59 state assembly seats.
Within the PR, the Democratic Action Party (DAP) won 18 seats; the People's Justice Party (PKR) won 7 seats; and the Islamic Party of Malaysia (PAS) won 5 seats. Although the DAP earned more seats than their coalition partners combined, the position of Chief Minister went to PAS assemblyman Mohd Nizar Jamaluddin, because the Perak state constitution stipulates that only a Muslim can hold the position of Chief Minister (CM).
On the BN side, the United Malays National Organization (UMNO) won 27 of their 28 seats while the Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA) took the remaining seat. Two other BN partners, the Malaysian Peoples Movement Party (Gerakan) and Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC), were all but rendered obsolete as neither won a single contested seat.
So, prior to the frog season, out of the 59 State seats, DAP won 18 seats, PKR 7, PAS actually 6 (not 5 as per the US report), UMNO 27, and MCA 1.
Forget about Gerakan and MIC wakakaka, but considering we are talking about Perak, who was missing?
Yes, the People's Progressive Party – none other than the Seenivasagam brothers' PPP.
This is what Wikipedia has to say about the People's Progressive Party:
In 1969, as a strong opposition party, PPP was nearly able to form the Perak State Government, but fell short of just 2 seats in combination with the opposition to form the state assembly when 2 of its members crossed over. The success of PPP was mainly due to the Chinese vote, though many of the top leaders then were Indians.
My Uncle was sad because he was an ardent admirer of DR Seenivasagam, a man he described as the political King of Ipoh. He lamented that after DR passed away, SP, the elder but less astute brother fell for Tun Razak's invitation to be part of the Barisan Nasional. PPP joining the ruling coalition spelt its death knell.
Today the PPP is virtually non-existent, apart from a backdoor Senator-pretender (who frog-ied to MIC but, I believe, did not have his senatorial term extended). The 2008 general and state elections brought out that reality very clearly, and personally for my Uncle, poignantly.
Note the last line of the Wikipedia article, namely "The success of PPP was mainly due to the Chinese vote, though many of the top leaders then were Indians."
Yes, DR & SP Seenivasagam ruled Ipoh principally on overwhelming Chinese support. Hinraf, eat your bloody hearts out wakakaka.
No MCA or DAP bloke could have touched the Seenivasagam's, and that said something for the brother's popularity with Ipoh/Perak Chinese - it's not unlike Penang Chinese devotion for Karpal Singh.
The only reason DAP made some headway in Perak in 1969 was because of the loose pact between DAP, PPP and Gerakan, where obviously DAP was seen as an ally of PPP; even PAS agreed not to split the votes in an anti-Perikatan (Alliance) campaign in 1969.
And people say the Chinese are racists. But why did those Ipoh/Perak Chinese proved them wrong by supporting the PPP's Indian leaders in those days?
The secret lies in the Wikipedia article on PPP, where it states of the party then "It was hugely popular party upon inception, particularly due to the popularity of the brothers who spoke up for justice, equality and the common man."
Read this again: "… the brothers ..... spoke up for justice, equality and the common man."
That's the f* secret.
Today the PPP is nothing more than an Indian-based party, with very little or even zero support from the Perak Chinese. Its power base in Perak has been taken over by the DAP, a party alleged by many in PKR wakakaka to be a sino-centric party.
But alas for those jealous detractors, DAP so happens to be a party which has the most number of Indian MPs and ADUNs, more than MIC and all Indian-based party combined could put together (if you wish, you can add PKR Indian members as well, including Gobala wakakaka).
Despite losing one Indian (Punjabi) ADUN some months ago due to the seasonal tadpole season, the DAP still has:
Karpal Singh, Professor Rama, Kula, Manogaran, Charles Santiago, Gobind Deo, John Fernandez, and
(in NS) S Veerapan, K Arumugum, P Gunasekaren, (in Penang) Professor Rama again, Jagdeep Singh, Tanasekharan, R Sanisvara Rayer, (in Perak) A Sivaesan, V Sivakumar. A Sivasubramaniam, (in Selangor) M Manoharan, and
Senator S Ramakrishnan - (DAP's other senator being Senator Tunku Aziz).
But all the above haven't ameliorated my Uncle's sadness at the lost glory of the Seenivasagam's party.
How are the mighty fallen, and the weapons of war perished! – 2 Samuel 1:27 (KJV)
Related: PPP = Pathetic Pitiful Party
Posted: 04 Jun 2011 02:24 AM PDT
The biggest postal company in Malaysia. It has been corporatised, and the idea of corporatisation or privatisation is to improve its service on the back of better revenue and widespread operations.
However, Pos Laju - a courier service of Pos Malaysia - is not up to expectation, not just yet. Many complaints fell on deaf ears. Time and time again when customers bank their hope for fast delivery of their letters, document and packages, Pos Laju is not 'laju' in that sense.
I remember a Lat cartoon depicting Pos Laju logo with a tortoise instead of a bird some years ago. And I now I agree with him.
Such a big company, thousands of workers and a fleet of modern vehicles but its management is of third class quality. They couldnt be bothered if customers fail to have their packages delivered on time.
I am furious with their standard of service. It happened not once but several times. Latest was a package sent by a friend to me from Kota Bharu on Wednesday, and I have yet to receive it. A call to Pos Laju office got a rotten answer - Kelantan was on public holiday, and plus weekends in Kuala Lumpur, it is expected to arrive by Monday.
So, I lost a few thousand ringgit for not being able to deliver the document I promised someone today.
I wonder if Pos Laju runs its own flights, will the pilot jump or turn off the engine mid-air when the time enters a public holiday zone?
And of course, the Malays are running Pos Laju. Aware of how the Malay mentality is when it comes to business and customers, I regret it when the company fell into the wrong hands. We should have let the Chinese or the 'Mat Salleh' operates it...
So, is it wrong to hire other courier companies for a good job done?
To Pos Laju management, you people reall are the 'PKM'! Please translate that PKM into your own meaning...
Posted: 03 Jun 2011 10:29 PM PDT
Posted: 04 Jun 2011 04:43 AM PDT
Dalam isu TNB dengan syarikat IPP dan perletakan jawatan Pengerusinya pada tahun 2006 dahulu merupakan bukti jelas berlakunya penyalah gunaan kuasa yang dilakukan oleh pucuk pimpinan semasa itu. TNB tentulah menyalahkan EPU yang memasukan elemen-elemen 'jahat' di dalam perjanjian itu. Jika kita tanya sesiapa yang mengetuai EPU semasa itu kita boleh andaikan jawapan yang akan diberikan kepada kita, iaitu, 'kami yang menurut perintah dan jangan salahkan kami'.
Kita memahami situasi yang dihadapi oleh mereka-mereka di dalam EPU itu. Tetapi Pengerusi TNB semasa itu Tan Sri Anie Arope tidak berdaya untuk kekal bertanggungjawab di dalam Lembaga Pengarah TNB dan mengambil tindakan meletakan jawatan kerana tidak bersetuju dengan 'paksaan' yang diberikan kepada TNB untuk menerima sahaja kemahuan syarikat IPP itu melalui EPU yang akhirnya terpaksa menurut perintah 'political boss'nya yang bersemayam di Sri Perdana.
Tindakan TS Ani Arope itu mesti kita pandang sebagai satu manifestasi seorang yang bertanggungjawab yang tidak mahu bersekongkol dengan kerja yang boleh dita'rifkan sebagai pembohongan kepada rakyat jelata. Sejak perletakan jawatan sebagai Pengerusi Lembaga Jemaah Pengarah syarikat berprestij itu beliau menyendiri dan tidak nampak lagi bergiat dalam mana-mana organisasi yang melibatkan rakyat ramai.
Saya hanya mendengar sedikit rungutan yang tidak didengari oleh ramai yang beliau kecewa melihat sikap pemimpin utama negara memberikan keistimewaan kepada rakan-rakannya untuk 'menyapu' licin sebuah badan yang mempunyai kepentingan rakyat seperti TNB itu. Sikap mengambil keputusan untuk memberikan keistimewaan kepada rakan-rakan karib dari kepentingan rakyat begitu nyata semasa pentadbiran pemimpin ini. Inilah zamannya dalam mana budaya 'cronyism' bercambah dan tidak lagi mampu dikawal sehinga ke hari ini.
Tan Sri Ani adalah contoh seorang yang tidak dibenarkan untuk menjaga kepentingan orang ramai; hanya untuk diarah menjaga kepentingan rakan-rakan karib pucuk pimpinan negara. Keadaan ini bukan sahaja berlaku di TNB tetapi berlaku di banyak badab-badan dan agensi kerajaan yang lain. Menjaga kepentingan ramai merupakan kesalahan besar. Yang selamat dengan jawatan dan tugasan masing-masing hanyalah mereka yang menjaga kepentingan peribadi serta membentuk budaya 'cronyism' yang menebal. Akhirnya pucuk pimpinan akan hanya mementingkan sahabat-sahabat dan rakan karib sahaja melebihi dari kepenting rakyat ramai.
Saya percaya dari masa ke semasa nanti rakyat akan tahu satu demi satu isu yang sama berlaku dimana-mana. Akhirnya semua di antara kita akan memahami hakikat yang kemelesetan cara hidup dan politik negara kita disebabkan oleh keadaan masa lalu.
Bak kata perpatah, 'keruh air di hulu keruhlah air di hilir.'
Posted: 03 Jun 2011 11:35 PM PDT
Popular PAS leader Mohamad Sabu has won the party deputy presidency with 420 votes, leading a group of progressive leaders to counter conservatives who prefer to link up with Umno.
The Penang-born Mohamad defeated incumbent Nahsarudin Mat Isa who received only 224 votes and vice-president Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man who came second with 399 votes. A total of 1,100 delegates voted in this year's party elections.
In the vice-presidential race, incumbent Salahuddin Ayub took top spot with 753 votes, Datuk Husam Musa was second with 660 votes while another incumbent Datuk Mahfuz Omar kept his post with 616 votes.
The losers were information chief Idris Ahmad with 491 votes, Kelantan exco member Datuk Mohd Amar Abdullah with 321 votes and former Perak mentri besar Datuk Seri Nizar Jamaluddin with 217 votes.
Party president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang was returned unopposed for the fifth term in the elections.
More than two-thirds of the 18 places in the central working committee was also taken by the professionals, who were among the 53 candidates contesting the seats.
The new central working committee are Anak chairman Mazlan Aliman who received the most votes with 804 followed by Dr Hatta Ramli (765), Datuk Kamaruddin Jaafar (739), PAS lawyer Hanipa Maidin (735), Kedah Mentri Besar Kedah Datuk Seri Azizan Abdul Razak (721), Kuala Selangor MP Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad (702), Parit Buntar MP Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa (651), Shah Alam MP Khalid Samad (643), Abdul Ghani Shamsuddin (579), Amiruddin Hamzah (576), Kuala Terengganu MP Abdul Wahid Endut (556), Datuk Abu Bakar Chik (527), Kelantan exco member Datuk Mohd Amar Abdullah (470), Datuk Dr Mahfodz Mohamed from Johor (449), Kota Raja MP and Muslimat deputy chief Dr Siti Mariah Mahmud (445), Selangor PAS commissioner Datuk Dr Hasan Ali (437), Abdul Ghani Abdul Rahman (430) and former Muslimat chief Nuridah Salleh (416).
Sources had already told The Malaysian Insider that Mohamad won the deputy presidency but had to wait for official results for confirmation.Mohamad, popularly known as Mat Sabu, was contesting the post for the second straight time against the three-term deputy president, who together with Tuan Ibrahim, are seen as leaders from the ulama or scholars' group.
The three-cornered contest was billed as a contest between the party's conservative ulama faction and the professionals (dubbed the Erdogans in a reference to progressive Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan).
The Erdogans are also called the "Anwarites" because of their support for PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, who wields influence in PAS through his preaching of pragmatic Islam and moderation, along with support from PAS spiritual leader Datuk Nik Aziz Nik Mat.
The Erdogans and the ulamas are considered two different perspectives of PAS as a party.
In the last PAS election in June 2009, it was also three-way contest with Husam carrying the main assault against Nasharudin and came near to unseating him, before losing by 199 votes.
Nasarudin polled 480 votes to defeat Husam, who polled 281, and Mat Sabu who came in a third with 261 votes.
Nasharudin, a university lecturer, has held the deputy presidency since 2005 and is said to have fallen out of favour with the grassroots after having been accused of pushing for Umno-PAS unity talks.
The subject of unity talks between PAS and Umno had dominated the 2009 PAS muktamar, which saw a number of leaders keen on exploring talks with Umno emerge as big winners.
More recently, top PAS and Umno leadership met at a Christmas Eve dinner, hosted by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong last year, during which the subject of Malay unity was broached once again.
Mohamad has promised that he would focus on three key areas — counter Umno-Barisan Nasional's (BN) propaganda on how Malay interests would be in jeopardy should Pakatan Rakyat assume federal power, push efforts for PAS to get more non-Malay support and develop a more aggressive plan for PAS to replace Umno.
Courtesy of The Malaysian Insider
Posted: 03 Jun 2011 08:27 PM PDT
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