Lawsuit - Horses’ Mouths – 27 February 2015

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Najib’s lawsuit against Harakahdaily

I am proud that the prime minister wants to sue someone as small as me. I am proud that someone as big as the prime minister will sue me. He's afraid of even a small person like me.

Rosli Yaakub, Harakahdaily’s managing editor, responding to news that Prime Minister Najib Razak would be taking action against PAS party organ Harakahdaily over a report that linked his stepson to the controversial 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)


Debate: Christopher Leong vs Shafee Abdullah

Ask the Bar Council if they are willing to accept this, and then we can organise the debate anytime. We can think of the best approach, venue, duration, rules and so forth.

Shabery Cheek, Communication and Multimedia Minister, insisting that Bar Council president Christopher Leong should debate with Muhammad Shafee Abdullah over the Sodomy II case


Does a fiat given to a prosecutor to conduct a prosecution confer a licence to embark on a public tirade against a convicted and incarcerated person, or has the prosecutor-by-fiat been nevertheless authorised by the public prosecutor to undertake these activities?

Christopher Leong, Bar Council chief, claiming a debate by the prosecutor is also not encouraged because it could “potentially embarrass, or affect the public confidence” of the prosecutor’s office


What Umno-PAS unity?

Such claims of Muslim unity will only be a short-term political tool to save certain politicians and political parties.

Husam Musa, PAS vice president, calling Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak must come clean on the murder of Mongolian national Altrantuya Shaariibuu and the debt-ridden 1Malaysia Development Bhd before talking about a handshake with the party


Audit on 1MDB

PAC wants the national audit department to carry out its audit on 1MDB first before we (PAC) call them to face us soon.

Nur Jazlan, Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chief, wanting he national audit department to number crunch the debt-ridden 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)


Palanivel and MIC

Why never claim interference that time? The reason being, when something is favorable to you (Palanivel), you agree with it but you condemn and say interference when it's otherwise.

S Vell Paari, Keping MIC dision chief, questioning his party president G Palanivel’s supporters on why the protested against the “interference” of Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi yet kept mum when BN secretary-general Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor’s advise


Mat Sabu’s reaction

I have not listened (to the recording). I was overseas. I will only answer to the party’s special committee and will only do so if called.

Mohamad Sabu, PAS deputy president, insisting that he has not heard the audio recording allegedly of him plotting against party president Abdul Hadi Awang

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