Interlok – Muhyiddin Must Resign!

by Eyes Wide Open HartalMSM was at the NIAT press conference on a bright sunny Saturday morning (7 May). Dato Thasleem started the conference with a recap of the Interlok saga. Dato Thasleem had referred to several academicians and politicians in countries such as the US, India, Singapore and others. The consensus was that if … Continue reading

Interlok – The Next Steps

By Sharifuddin A Latiff There will be a press conference organised by NIAT in response to the continued rebuff by the deputy prime minister cum education minister, Muhyiddin Yassin. Details of which are as follows:- Date: 7th May 2011 Time: 11 am Venue: KLSCAH Subject: “Turun Padang” This press conference is essentially meant for the … Continue reading

That ‘Chinese’ fler in the Interlok review panel

Assoc Prof Lim Swee Tin (pix) of UPM is the only Chinese in the 8-member Interlok review panel. MIC president G Palanivel was quoted as revealing that out of the 100-plus ‘errors’ in the novel, 85 concerned the chapter on Maniam. ____________________________ UPDATED (March 30): One of the NIAT panellists clarified at the press conference … Continue reading

Interlok & the lingering BTN ‘poison’

By Sharifuddin A Latiff A commentator, Robinson [muchos gracias, hombre], sent us a news article plus a video clip with regard to a faux pas by the Ministry of Defence of Britain. In short, it was a story about a recruitment drive by the British Royal Marines several years ago which included a promotional video.  … Continue reading

Waktu by-election aje heboh, lepas tu buat tak tau

Below was our response yesterday to one reader called ‘Gunasegaran’ who had commented in FMT. What a typically disgraceful spin by this DAP supporter. Interlok was brought up by (Ipoh Barat DAP MP) Kulasegaran for what purpose? Only as a campaign issue to politicize in a by-election. See this Jan 22 article in M’sian Insider, … Continue reading

Translate This Into Votes

By Crankster For all the ruckus that the Indians have been whipping up over the ‘Interlok’ issue, it looks like the Chinese have been insulted far worse in the novel. And yet, they appear to be quite unruffled. The writer of ‘Interlok’, Abdullah Hussain has attempted to depict the Chinese in all sorts of ways … Continue reading

‘Are your parents pariahs?’ — Pg headmaster

RELATED: Interlok: Pakatan’s sabotage Two police reports have been lodged against SMK Tunku Abdul Rahman headmaster Ng Tong Koang, 56. Hindraf Makkal Sakti’s Nibong Tebal deputy chief P Murugan claimed that Ng had told off the parents of some Indian students during assembly for making a  prohibited U-turn just outside the school. “Why are your parents … Continue reading

Live report on Interlok Rally

Please read our posting: Interlok: Chinese will happily sell their mothers too 3pm: Some supporters outside Jinjang police station to show support for Uthaya. Other detained at Pulapol in Jalan Semarak. Number of people arrested vary according to different reports. CPO said at his press conference 109 detained, including eight Hindraf leaders. One of them is … Continue reading

Interlok: Chinese will happily sell their mothers too

Here’s our prediction. The rally later this morning at KLCC will be an all-Indian affair. Let’s wait and see, shall we? Now, why is it we don’t think that the Chinese will turn up? Because they see nothing objectionable about Interlok lah. After all it’s a historical book — even Chua Soi Lek said so. … Continue reading

Interlok: Sex scene, rape scenes, suicide by hanging

On page 202 in the unabridged version of Interlok, there is the scene showing Kim Lock (father to the main Chinese character Cing Huat) “mengadakan hubungan jenis” with his mistress Mei Hua, a prostitute, after both get high on opium — as is the custom of their loveless sexual union. Cing Huat’s wife later finds … Continue reading