MCA Tells Kit Siang & Son To Quit
Since the father and son have failed to stand up against PAS, MCA suggest that they transfer their powers to DAP chairman Karpal Singh.
PETALING JAYA: MCA wants DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang and his son Guan Eng to step down since only the party’s national chairperson Karpal Singh appears to be against the implementation of hudud law.
MCA publicity bureau chief Loh Seng Kok said since that Lim and Guan Eng are unable to influence PAS against implementing hudud law, they should hand over power to Karpal.
“DAP’s failure to resist PAS shows the Rocket is unable to protect non- Muslims from being subjected to PAS’ hardline doctrines.
“DAP is afraid of disagreeing with PAS and will not fight for the rights of the rakyat,” he added.
Loh said all the anti-PAS criticisms came solely from Karpal since neither Lim nor Guan Eng, who is the DAP secretary-general, dared not oppose PAS.
“It becomes ludicrous that while Karpal disagrees with PAS’ goal to form an Islamic state based on hudud law, not one of his DAP comrades stand in solidarity with their chairman.
“DAP leaders have downgraded Karpal’s concerns as his personal opinion. Thus Pakatan Rakyat leaders are mere yes-men to PAS without any party positions” he added.
Reiterating MCA president Dr Chua Soi Lek’s concerns, Loh said: Malaysia is a multiracial country, any efforts to impose hudud law is bound to adversely affect non-Muslims. Our party will not compromise on hudud law.”
On May 13, Guan Eng had declared that all Pakatan parties would abide with the policies jointly reached upon in the Common Policy Framework.
The next day, PAS leaders rebutted him asserting that should Pakatan seize federal office, hudud law would be implemented.
Karpal had also urged the tripartite pact to discuss PAS’ Islamic state agenda and hudud law.
On July 25, PAS spiritual leader Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat said there was no reason for PAS not to implement hudud law although there were parties which disagreed. –FMT