Sosma - Horses’ Mouths – 9 October 2015

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My arrest and detention reveal glaringly for all to see how deceitful and dishonest the manner in which I was arrested and detained. This is a typical “mind game” perpetrated by those who desire to subjugate a suspect to their will.

Matthias Chang, former political secretary to Dr Mahathir Mohamad, on being arrested under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma)


The arrest of Chang is an assault on legal profession and the rule of law! Just when you thought they could not stoop any lower.

Ambiga Sreenevasan, Malaysian Bar president




The investigation paper (IP) was submitted to the AG's Chambers on Aug 21, 2015. Having studied the IP (investigation papers), deputy solicitor-general (1) Abdul Majid Tun Hamzah decided there was no offence committed by the 1MDB officials and directed that no further action should be taken.

Attorney-General’s Chambers, insistingon clearing 1MDB officials of any wrongdoing with regard to the investigation carried out by Bank Negara

Any decree by the Conference of Rulers is viewed positively and the government has taken proactive steps to address it. Indeed the prosperity of the people and supremacy of the law is utmost priority. Therefore, all investigations against anyone must be guided by law and should not be hastened or delayed.

Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Deputy Prime Minister


1MDB remains confident of generating surplus value as we progress with the rationalisation plan. 1MDB regrets that, despite repeated clarification, certain current and former politicians continue to issue half-truths about the company.

1MDB, insisting that its assets exceed its liabilities



Youth voters

From the observations of Umno and BN Youth, most of the young voters are really on the fence. This means they're not ready to make a decision.

Khairy Jamaluddin, Umno Youth chief




If we don't politicise it, I tell you, it (TPPA) will be beneficial.

Rafidah Aziz, former Umno minister, opining that the people should not politicise the issue of the just-concluded Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA)


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