Friday, November 19, 2010

50 Years Under The Brutal ISA

A Series of Activities on

"50 Years under The Brutal Internal Security Act (ISA)"

In observing 50 years of the oppressive  existence of the Internal Security Act (ISA)  and the 23rd anniversary of Operation Lallang, a series of activities with the theme of "50 Years under The Brutal ISA" will be held on:

           November 21, 2010                                                    
           from 10am – 10pm,
           at Komtar Walk, George Town, Penang.

The Programme:

A Photo Exhibition on the historical aspects of the ISA 

 ( 10.00am onwards)                                                               

 A talk entitled "ISA: A Political Tool for Oppression"
(11.00 pagi - 1.00 petang )

Mohamad Sabu dan Tian Chua
Lim Choo Leong (Former ISA detainee and Socialist Front activist),
Haji Mohamad Sabu (Former ISA detainee and PAS activist),
Tian Chua (Former ISA detainee and PKR activist),
Latest Change: Apologies from Tiam Chua that he cannot attend this function.
Hishamuddin Rais ( A former ISA detainee during the Reformasi movement  ) will speak instead
V. Ganabatirau (Former ISA detainee of HINDRAF 5 and DAP activist)
Soh Sook Hwa (Former student activist and secretary of PSM Bayan Baru branch)

Lunch Break ( 1.00pm to 2.00pm )

We have invited YB Ng Wei Aik ( political secretary of Penang Chief Minister ) to delivery an opening speech for the event.

Books Launch ( 2.00pm to 3.00pm) by Dr. Toh Kin Woon  

“ Beyond The Blue Gate” by Teo Soh Lung ( click to read more)
on her experience of detention under Operation Spectrum.

“445 Days under ISA” by Dr. Kua Kia Song ( watch video )
on his experience of detention under Operation Lalang.

"How Do Religions View ISA?"  ( 3.00pm to 5.00pm )

YB Saari Sungib

Dr. Bala Tharmalingam
Y.B. Saari Sungib (Former ISA detainee and founder member of Pertubuhan Jamaah Islah Malaysia -JIM),
Chong Hung Wang (Adviser of Young Buddhist Association of Malaysia),
Dr. Bala Tharmalingam (National Deputy President of Malaysia Hindu Sangam)

Dinner break ( 5.00pm to 7.30pm )

"The Night Without Trial"  ( 7.30pm to 9.30pm )
"Malam Tanpa Bicara !"

Meor Yusof  ( watch video Meor)
Black (Amin Iskandar) ( Facebook )
Latest Change: Meor and Black cannot attend.
Other groups will perform.
Hishamudin Rais (former ISA detainee) (watch video)

For further information.
kindly to contact Jing Cheng
012- 7583779 or

Ong Jing Cheng
Gerakan Mansuhkan ISA (GMI) Pulau Pinang
63B-01-07, University Heights,
Jalan Sungai Dua,
11700 Penang.
Tel / Fax: +6 04-6582285
Mobile phone: +6 012 7583 779

These activities are initiated by
Gerakan Mansuhkan ISA Pulau Pinang (GMI)

and co-organized with
Pertubuhan Jamaah Islah Malaysia (JIM) Pulau Pinang,
Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) Pulau Pinang,
Aliran Kesedaran Negara (ALIRAN),
Save Ourselves (SOS) Penang,
Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) cawangan Bayan Baru,
Persatuan Abad Ke-21,
Persatuan Persahabatan Phoenix Malaysia,
Persatuan Kawan Karib,
Penang Lim Lian Goek (LLG) Cultural Development Center,
Sembang-sembang Forum and
Amnesty International Malaysia (AIM).


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