Passing the buck again as is his habit he said that the Police recommended his detention. Hantu tells me that his interrogators telling RPK that they finally found nothing blasphemous about his writings. They instead said that Muslims did not like his style of writing. Sheesssshhh. In his recent posting 'Heads they Win, Tails I Lose' RPK wrote:
"It was since Wednesday afternoon, that the Special Branch officers (“SB”) produced the articles and went through all those articles with me. They found that none of the articles insulted Islam. The SB officers told me that it is not so much that my articles insult Islam but, that my style of writing is too sophisticated and thereby Malaysians who might not be of the same intellectual level as myself, could possibly misinterpret what I was trying to say and mistook which I wrote as an attempt to insult Islam.
This morning, I had another session with the SB officers, and pointed out, what they told me yesterday, which is, ISA detention is about intention to commit chaos which would then be detrimental to public order. I argued that if the SB is of the opinion that the problem lies in my style of writing and how it can be misinterpreted by the public, then this would rule out any possibility of mala fide on my part when I wrote those articles.
I also told the SB officers that it appears that they are looking for something to pin on me, but thus far they have not found anything."
By Government, I would take it that the Cabinet? Was it the decision of the Cabinet then? No! because he said:
“His articles could arouse anger among Muslims,” Syed Hamid said, adding that he signed the detention order on Monday after he was satisfied with the reasons to detain Raja Petra.
Somebody played GOD here, an imposter that is! God, won't like this....we wait for God to act in His own time and His own way.
But for now,
“Instead of detaining him, we should encourage more people to speak out. If he has done wrong, then charge him,” he said.
John R Malott (former US ambassador to Malaysia): The decision by Home Minister Syed Hamid Albar to send RPK to the Kamunting detention centre for two years under the ISA is an outrage.
When Deputy Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak comes to Washington at the end of this month, he should expect that this issue will be raised not only by US government officials but also by those he will meet, includng myself, during his planned speech at Johns Hopkins University in Washington.+++++
FLASH FLASH FLASH
At 12:11 Egghead Hamid leads in the Most Hated Category.
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In both Polls Egghead Ham is sprinting ahead....