Dr Ismail Aby Jamal

Dr Ismail Aby Jamal
Born in Batu 10, Kg Lubok Bandan, Jementah, Segamat, Johor

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

The Sultan makes a comment, sure if it makes sense fine, but Malaysians are entitled to their opinions too. He is not God or anything Divine....... He is not Sultan for all Malays. He is Sultan for UMNO Malays.....

(The Star) - KUALA LUMPUR: Law expert Professor Dr Abdul Aziz Bari who expressed his views over the decree made by Selangor Sultan over the Damansara Utama Methodist Church "visit" by Selangor Islamic Religious Department (Jais) is to be investigated under the Seditious Act.

The International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) lecturer is expected to give his statement to police today.

The media quoted him as saying the Sultan's action of intervening in the issue was “unconventional”.

The Sultan had issued a statement last week that there were attempts to proselytise Muslims, but no group should be prosecuted over the controversial church search in August.

Comments (28)


written by joekl, October 19, 2011 19:38:31

Is this the reason wny the standard of education is sliding? Academicians not allowed to give a view? ...

written by AndyL, October 19, 2011 16:39:50

Is this another stupidity of our Police and UMNO government??? There are thousands of unresolved crimes and yet the police can wasting time to entertain UMNO leaders!! ...

written by matbdoh bin mahthir, October 19, 2011 16:30:08

adase orang kerala dtg tanah melayu khawim d sini dan salah s orang anak jadi perdana menteri ia pun dari melayu tukar k bumipetra dari bumiputra ada melindo,melbangla,memyamar,mekampucai,melanjing,melbabi


raja dan agong tanah melayu ni hidup dgn amandamai dulu,tapi lepas jadi bumiputra kuasa nya d ambil olih anak kerala tu lepas tu raja dan agung pun jadi pak turut kpd umno bukan lagi utk anak buah tanah melayu ...

written by nocha libre, October 19, 2011 16:28:01

We know too well that PDRM dogs will be unleashed on the poor professor for highlighting an actual fact. The government better do away with Article 8 as it has failed the RAKYAT miserably. What else to expect dUMNO goons & their lapdogs!!!...

written by joemss, October 19, 2011 15:53:50

In this country our PDRM seems to be investigating more reports involving

politics & religion. That is the reason we can see so many criminal activities

on national TV, newspapers and what not. As for me, I am not interested to

discuss religious issues as to me it is personal and God judges me on

judgement day and not any human being trying to play God. ...

written by Watsasadday, October 19, 2011 15:48:38

Errrr.... are we allow to talk about a saltan who like to use his club ( hockey or golf) on his subject? He's not god right? He's, like me, support BERSIH by wearing the signature yellow. Right? Can we talk about the saltan and yellow? ...

written by Liverpool Chinese, October 19, 2011 15:41:59

What is there to investigate?

The sultan make a comment, sure if it make sense fine, but others are entitled to their opinions too.

He is not God or anything Divine. He is what he his by accident of birth. Why should people quiver everytime he opens his mouth? The PDRM got nowt else to investigate? ..

written by malaysian 1964, October 19, 2011 15:36:22

If this Sultan does right, he has nothing to fear.

It is when he does his partialities and antics, that he is fair game.

And WHY NOT ? Is he a feudal KIng? He lives off taxpayer money, as a constitutional monarch, by our allowing it. Nine Sultans. Name me one place in the world. At the public expense firstly.

And giving us excesses too. ...

written by daftamno, October 19, 2011 15:06:53

Prof Dr Aziz jangan berundur setapak pun "LAWAN TETAP LAWAN" ...

written by cheekhiaw, October 19, 2011 13:56:38

This is how thieves, liars and murderers got to rule the land. By ganging up to intimidate others to stop them from even expressing their opinions. No better than how ape colonies are run. ..

written by Daryl, October 19, 2011 13:11:52

Poyohlahkau and Man on the street

What I wrote is on King or Sultan's action not an attack on Malays. I wished they show true leadership for not only the Malays but all Malaysian. Honestly, I believe they have the power to lead all Malaysian but so far choose to be a political pawn. ...

written by arazak, October 19, 2011 12:30:52

Folks. . ., your bed-time story!

The following is pure fiction.

There is a country in the far east call Bolehland. Bolehland are ruled by tyrants who called themselves Umporno. Not only members of the ruling Umporno cruel, they also stole money from the people and whatever wealth the nation's have will end up in Umporno's treasure chest locally or overseas.

In Bolehland, majority of the people are the "Sons of Soil". In the 60's up to the 80's Bolehland have a Royalty but the scheming Umporno Chief whipped up the peoples' sentiment that the Royalty is good for nothing freeloader. The Umporno Chief is not even the son of soil but he is very good in manipulating the Sons of Soil. The Umporno Chief also said that the people will have to be brave and challenge the Royalty like the Sons of soil's legendary hero called Hang Sebat. Hang Sebat was adored by the Sons of Soil for his bravery in fighting injustice. Legend has it that Hang Sebat walks into the palace, get rid of the Royalty and fornicated with the Royalty's concubines. Hail. . ., to Hang Sebat, said the Sons of soil for showing the Royalty what justice and manhood means!

When the Umporno Chief saw the people are with him, he took the opportunity to strip naked the Royalty's immunity and many of the King's power. Since then, the King is like a toothless tiger.

Fast forward to the millennium. Despite have less power, the Royalty are now being fed by Umporno. But then, Umporno still dictates the Royalty what to do and what not to do. In lieu for the Royalty's obedience, Umporno still retains the Royalty as the Head of religion of the state. Whomever in Bolehland wishes to be a religious preacher should obtain the written permission from the Royalty. Then again, the religious matter in which the Royalty are supposed to oversee was actually being controlled by Umporno's religious department called JAIS, named after a popular singer, Ahmad Jais. So whatever the Royalty's decreed about religious matter actually came from Umporno's JAIS office. In actual terms, the Royalty still remains a toothless tiger and a freeloader.

Now, in order to keep the people in line, the Umporno party wants people to think that the Royalty is "maksum" or free of sins and no one should questioned the Royalty's behavior (or misbehaviors such as drinking, gambling and adultry) . Anybody who questions the Royalty (except for Umporno) will be severely punished.

This is the story of Bolehland, a country with so many contradictory. Long live Dr. Bari. . ., the new Hang Sebat in the making! ...

written by mick_err_stan, October 19, 2011 12:30:44

Police investigate commission paid out for submarine purchase.

Police investigate MACC on TBH murder.

Police investigate AG abuse of power.

.....that will be the day when opposition win the next GE. ...

written by cheekai, October 19, 2011 11:53:08

murder case? no investigation coz no lead

maid abuse? no invetigation coz no report

death in lockup? no investigation coz sudden death

robbery? no investigation coz foreign robbers

Proff just giving his opinion? All Police investigate, hang him if can ...

written by rakyat, October 19, 2011 11:48:11

eerrrr... The sedition act will be abolish..errr.. will be replace by 2 new act. Malaysia will be the best democrazy in the world. errr rosmah is it ok?? kavita kaur where are you? ...

written by man on the street, October 19, 2011 11:42:19

written by Daryl, October 19, 2011 10:30:05

...So far, they proved to me they are Kings for Malays and not Malaysian.

It may be simplistic and unhelpful to lump all Malays/Royalty as one for at least close to half if not more Malays do not support UMNO brand of philosophy and politics.

Secondly, I am sure most of you know by now that communique from the palace "prepared" by "UMNO" appointees and in most cases if not all, the Sultan/King have little leverage. Rightly or wrongly we can thank Dr. M for this. No two ways about it "UMNO" will use the monarchy to such ends they see fit. ...

written by Pegasus, October 19, 2011 11:28:38

Ameno does whatever it likes..... ...

written by watsasadday, October 19, 2011 11:20:29

You can talk of anything wrong about Islm, Saltan and Gomen as long as it's sweet to their ears but once you rightly question them, you are being persecuted! That is the Rule of the Jungle....Bolehland ...

written by Nawi Bin Abdullah, October 19, 2011 11:08:14

Dear All,

It is very sad to live in a country that professes to be democratic, but arrests a citizen who expresses his view which is in disagreement with the government's. We need to stop this nonsense.


NBA ...

written by T Kikata Perth, October 19, 2011 11:05:17

If the Sultan likes to get involved in anything involving the Muslim faith, how come he as not issued a decree on the promotion of group sex by Wives' Club etc? Does he condone it? ...

written by Nordin, October 19, 2011 11:03:23

Dr Abdul Aziz, my greatest respect for you for standing firm. Don't ever apologise and don't be worry about police intimidation. This is just a ploy from amno gov.

By now you know what amno gov is all about.

Notify all your friends and relatives throughout Malaysia NOT to vote for BN anymore.

Inform them to Vote for PR, no matter what, for a change.

This is the only way to teach the present dirty gov.

You are a professor of law. Stand firm and hit back silently. ..

written by Yamamoto, October 19, 2011 10:55:19

Ini kes bully...and the police are used as kaki bullies...goblok...

When are they going to investigate the Sulatan's relationship with Kavita Kaur while he masquerades as Head of Islam...

And what about the penyamun sister who robbed dry the Shah Alam Hospital...police, like everyone in Malaysia acknowledges are gobloks... ...

written by Poyolahkau, October 19, 2011 10:49:43 Daryl,

They are not Kings for Malays. They are Kings for UMNO members. ..

written by kris, October 19, 2011 10:46:53

...if i am professor, quote DrM..how come not seditious then!!! strange ...

written by truthbespoken, October 19, 2011 10:32:58

That's how good citizens are individually bullied and harassed by an inept, corrupt and arrogant government! Ex-CID Ramli is one, now Professor Dr Abdul Aziz Bari is another. Time for another Bersih-like rally to protect the rights of good fellow citizens against a bullying regime! We need upright and bold leaders to organise and lead! Such frequent unfair government harassment on her good citizens must not be permitted to continue unchallenged! ..

written by Daryl, October 19, 2011 10:30:05

You can say this but I think I gave up on Malay's royalty. So far, they proved to me they are Kings for Malays and not Malaysian. Sadly, if they are smart they need to protect Malays culture and promote it not Malay as a race. That way other race will gravitate to it and keep Malay culture acceptable to everyone including the royal family. However, as usual we have so many selfish and stupid people in power. Sometime I wonder do they even think about their actions impact on future of Malaysia. ...

written by watchman, October 19, 2011 10:21:39

I think it is time to do away with the Sedition Act. ...

written by Miskin, October 19, 2011 10:19:07

Are we back to the period where rulers were treated as semi gods?

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