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The case against the TPPA

I have written to the Setiausaha Dewan Rakyat Datuk Roosme, with copies to Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin and DAP Whip Loke Siew Fook, on my medical leave from the 26th and 27th January sitting. I am still recovering from Bell’s palsy, a paralysis of the facial nerve. If I were present, I would have… Read More

DAP condemns mass killings in Egypt and calls on Malaysian government to review its position on Egypt

We call on Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman to advise the Government to review its position on Egypt, following the latest mass killings that have taken place last weekend. The DAP condemns the latest mass killings of the supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi by Egyptian security forces. The death toll from weekend clashes in… Read More

DAP Condemns the Israeli Military Strikes in Gaza

Media Statement by DAP International Secretary Liew Chin Tong on 15th November 2012 DAP Condemns the Israeli Military Strikes in Gaza DAP condemns the current Israeli military strikes that have killed 11 people, including children, and wounded 100 more in the Gaza Strip in the Palestine, and demands that the Israeli regime cease such a… Read More

‘Grounded’ Anifah should quit, says Pakatan

Pakatan Rakyat has called on Foreign Minister Anifah Aman to resign over alleged dereliction of duties and failing to handle foreign affairs properly. DAP international secretary Liew Chin Tong said today the Pakatan secretariat that met last night unanimously agreed that Anifah was not up to the job. Liew said talk within diplomatic circles was… Read More

Congratulatory Message to the ANC

The Democratic Action Party (DAP) of Malaysia would like to congratulate the African National Congress (ANC) on the occasion of the Party’s centennial celebration. The ANC was born at a time when it was inconceivable to imagine the rainbow nation that South Africa is today. The Party and its leaders had in the past century… Read More

Libya & Myanmar-Malaysia refugee swap

Media Statement by DAP International Secretary and MP for Bukit Bendera Liew Chin Tong on 21st October 2011 Libya The demise of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi yesterday marks the end of an era and a new beginning for the region. It is perhaps the most significant moment of the Arab Spring, which saw the falls… Read More

Congratulations to Social Democratic Party of Denmark

Media Statement by DAP International Secretary and MP for Bukit Bendera Liew Chin Tong on 17th September 2011 The Democratic Action Party of Malaysia extends its warmest congratulations to the Social Democratic Party of Denmark for their hard earned electoral victory. Both DAP and Social Democratic Party of Denmark are members of Socialist International, a… Read More

Ratify the Refugee Convention immediately

Media statement by DAP International Secretary and MP for Bukit Bendera Liew Chin Tong on 1st September 2011 in George Town, Penang Ratify the Refugee Convention immediately Ratify the Refugee Convention immediately I welcome the decision by the Australian High Court on 31st August 2011 that ruled the Australia-Malaysia refugee swap illegal, on the grounds… Read More

DAP offers sympathies to Japan

No word can offer any comfort in the face of such calamity like the 11th March earthquake and tsunami in Japan except to say that our prayers and sympathies are with the people of Japan. The Democratic Action Party is expressing its sympathies and condolences to the people of Japan. A letter expressing such sentiments… Read More

Egyptian people’s power – the Berlin Wall moment of the Muslim world

The Democratic Action Party (DAP) congratulates the people of Egypt who successfully forced the exit of President Hosni Mubarak yesterday after a 18-day mass protest which started on 25th January 2011. On 11th February 2011 the world witnessed once again the triumph of democracy. The end of Mubarak’s thirty-year autocratic rule of Egypt, following the… Read More