Really, Mr Prime Minister?PETALING JAYA, Nov 27 (Bernama) -- The Government will invoke the Internal Security Act (ISA) to handle street demonstrations when the situation warrants for such action to be taken, Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said Tuesday.
Commenting on calls from the people urging the Government to invoke the ISA to tackle street demonstrations, the Prime Minister said: "I am very surprised that the people want the ISA. I thought they never wanted the ISA".- Govt will impose ISA when situation warrants, says Pak Lah, Bernama 27 Nov 2007.Now, this is not good.
Civil society wants to walk peacefully - for ALL races, for Bangsa Malaysia, for human rights - on 9 December 2007. The Bar Council holds this walk every year to mark December 10, celebrated globally to mark Human Rights Day.
And he is talking about ISA. Because somebody told him that the people wanted ISA.
Please tell the Prime Minister that we do not want the ISA.