Excerpts from the “National Security Council Act: To Protect or To Oppress?” public forum


Source: Media Rakyat

Recorded at the Public Forum – National Security Council Act: To Protect or To Oppress? held on 10 December 2015 featuring 6 speakers:

  • YB Lim Kit Siang, DAP Parliamentary Leader, and Member of Parliament (Gelang Patah)
  • Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan, HAKAM President
  • YB Hanipa Maidin, Member of Parliament (Sepang)
  • Assoc Prof Azmi Sharom, University Malaya Law Professor
  • Andrew Khoo, Co-Chair, Bar Council Human Rights Committee
  • Dr Aziz Bari, University Selangor Law Professor

Ambiga Sreenevasan: The NSC Bill is not about security

Ambiga Sreenevasan: “The NSC Bill is not about Najib, it’s about anyone in power.”


Andrew Khoo: We Do Need Unelected Body To Be Check & Balance On A Elected Body

YB Lim Kit Siang: “The NSC Bill is frightening, the more you look at it, the more frightened you get!”


Prof Aziz Bari: “The National Security Council is a monster created by Parliament to takeover the cabinet.”


Azmi Sharom: National Security Council Act to solve their political problem


YB Hanipa Maidin: The National Security Council Act Is Meant For Najib