Former PM says he regrets that detainees in Ops Lalang were tortured, as this was against the law.
Recalling Ops Lalang, Suaram adviser Kua Kia Soong says he saw Dr Mahathir as a paper tiger then, which helped him deal with trauma of ISA detention.
Aktivis hak asasi itu berkata beliau tidak menyamakan bekas PM itu dengan Hitler, sebaliknya membangkitkan analogi bagi mengkritik usaha melepaskan Dr Mahathir.
Tania Fernandez mengenang lagu 'We Shall Overcome' yang dinyanyikan bersama kumpulan sokongan keluarga tahanan ISA pada 1987.
Former minister says those who disagree with Kua Kia Soong’s comparison of Dr Mahathir with Adolf Hitler should disassociate themselves from him.
Penulis Anne Munro-Kua berkata tiada seorangpun bersedia untuk berdepan dengan pengalaman suami ditahan ISA dalam Ops Lalang.
Tania Jo Maliamauv recalls singing ‘We Shall Overcome’ with a group that supported the families of those detained without trial under the ISA in 1987.
Penasihat Suaram berkata membela Dr M ibarat mengatakan Adolph Hitler tidak ada kena mengena dengan Perang Dunia Kedua.
Author Anne Munro-Kua says nothing can prepare a person for the experience of having a loved one detained under the ISA as her husband was in Ops Lalang.
Suaram adviser Kua Kia Soong likens Dr Mahathir Mohamad's role in Operasi Lalang as that of Adolf Hitler's in triggering WW2.
Meenakshi Raman disamakan dengan Erin Brockovich yang hidupnya sebagai aktivis dijadikan filem Hollywood.
Meenakshi Raman has been compared to the American whose life as an activist was the subject of a Hollywood hit.
Batu Kawan MP Kasthuri Patto says PM Najib Razak is 'reviving the ghosts of political persecution' through various preventive laws.
Speaking at Amanah convention, PPBM chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad jokes that he 'sent Amanah chief Mat Sabu to learn cooking in Kamunting' while detained under the Internal Security Act.
Former PM alleges Najib Razak interfered in the affairs of Malaysia Airlines by promising to buy planes that the airline does not need, without referring to the company’s directors or management.
Writer says that Dr Mahathir abused his power as the prime minister as well as the Home Minister to detain those who were a threat in his attempt to stay in power during his tenure.
IGP Fuzi Harun says the recruitment among prisoners has been going on for some time.
The veteran politician says it remains to be seen whether former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad will stay friendly with the opposition pact if it wins the next general election.
Lapan lelaki termasuk seorang pensyarah undangan IPTA ditahan dalam operasi yang dijalankan pada 27 September hingga semalam di Selangor, Sabah dan Perak.
IGP Fuzi Harun says one of the Malaysians was allegedly recruiting people in prison to launch attacks on places of worship in the country.
Naib presiden PKR itu berkata, hakikat reformasi diterima pakai dalam agenda politik hari ini menjadikan pengorbanan Anwar Ibrahim dan keluarganya berbaloi.
Recalling Anwar Ibrahim's arrest on this day in 1998, eldest daughter Nurul Izzah says sacrifices by family worthwhile as Reformasi movement is still going strong.
Eric Paulsen says Nur Jazlan, in defending the new law, made the wrong comparison.
Deputy Home Minister Nur Jazlan Mohamed says unlike ISA, those detained under POCA will get two chances to contest detention.