The revelation by Court of Appeal Judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer regarding judicial impropriety is shocking. Patriot supports the call for a royal commission of inquiry to uncover the truth.
Even if it brings
shame to our nation in general and the judiciary in particular, and
however painful the process of uncovering the truth may be, we have
to be brave and welcome a royal commission of inquiry.
Only then, after the
truth is known, lessons learned, and remedial action taken can our
nation and society be truly exorcised of the haunted past.
Patriot asks members
of the judiciary who are untainted to be brave and all Malaysians to
stand in unity to face this painful episode. Malaysia will emerge
Retired Brigadier General Dato Mohamed Arshad Raji is president of Persatuan Patriot Kebangsaan.
Thanks for dropping by! The views expressed in Aliran's media statements and the NGO statements we have endorsed reflect Aliran's official stand. Views and opinions expressed in other pieces published here do not necessarily reflect Aliran's official position.
Our voluntary writers work hard to keep these articles free for all to read. But we do need funds to support our struggle for Justice, Freedom and Solidarity. To maintain our editorial independence, we do not carry any advertisements; nor do we accept funding from dubious sources. If everyone reading this was to make a donation, our fundraising target for the year would be achieved within a week. So please consider making a donation to Persatuan Aliran Kesedaran Negara, CIMB Bank account number 8004240948.