KENYATAAN AKHBAR: Hentikan Kecaman Atas Aktivis,Hapuskan Gejala Seksisme Dan Misoginistik

Oleh: Nurhayyu Zainal, Meja Wanita, Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM)

2 FEBRUARI 2018

HENTIKAN KECAMAN ATAS AKTIVIS, HAPUSKAN GEJALA SEKSISME DAN MISOGINISTIK

Sedar atau tidak, golongan politik hari ini bagaikan raksaksa toksik terbentuk dari kesan radiasi sisa buangan oleh satu sistem dikenali sebagai patriarki. Dominasi kaum lelaki selama ribuan tahun meletakkan wanita pada posisi subordinat dengan limitasi terhadap kuasa politik serta proses membuat keputusan (decision making) ini mendorong kepada perbuatan memperlekehkan pandangan wanita selain membuli, fitnah, serangan peribadi, dan perlakuan lucah.

Inilah situasinya bila aktivisme politik hanya setakat menukar baju dari parti pemerintah ke parti pembangkang. Mana2 gabungan politik yang ahli-ahlinya tidak mempunyai ideologi dan prinsip poliitk yang jelas akan berkelakuan seksis dan misoginistik.

Gejala ini dilihat begitu ketara apabila penyokong – penyokong dan propagandis (cybertroopers) pihak pembangkang menggunakan kata kata lucah dan kesat sebagai mod serang balas terhadap seorang aktivis wanita yang dikenali sebagai Maryam Lee berikutan pendiriannya menyokong kempen #UndiRosak yang menjadi fenomena dan perbualan hangat di media sosial.

Sebagai sebuah organisasi yang menolak sistem patriarki, Parti Sosialis Malaysia mengecam sekeras – kerasnya perlakuan serta ancaman berunsur misoginis dan seksis terhadap mana mana individu. Read more

‘Rape victim’s tudung did not save her’

Source: Free Malaysia Today

PETALING JAYA: The recent conviction of a Kelantan man for rape and murder has prompted an activist lawyer to question the effectiveness of PAS’s Islamic administration, particularly as it pertains to the protection of women.

Nik Elin Rashid, who is a Kelantan native, said one would have expected sexual offences and violent crimes to be rare in a state governed according to Islamic principles.

Last Wednesday, the Kota Bharu High Court found Mohammad Awari Ahmad, 25, guilty of the 2015 rape and murder of housewife Yashmin Fauzi. He was sentenced to death for the murder and 18 years’ jail and 12 strokes of the rotan for the rape.

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MP: Cross-border human trafficking possible due to corruption, systemic weaknesses

Source: Malay Mail Online

Bukit Mertajam MP Steven Sim said that a comprehensive investigation was needed to “weed out the rot” in the country’s immigration system and to mend its ‘broken’ border control. — Pictures by Shafwan Zaidon via Malay Mail Online

PETALING JAYA, Feb 2 — The large scale human trafficking camps uncovered in 2015 along the Thai-Malaysia border were only possible due to “systemic corruption” and weak border control, according to federal lawmaker Steven Sim.

Speaking at “Tragedi Wang Kelian: Nerhaka Ciptaan Rasuah” (Wang Kelian Tragedy: Hell Created By Corruption) at the GerakBudaya book store last night, the Bukit Mertajam MP claimed that a combination of foreign worker visa monopolies, illegal worker amnesty and a lack of transparency in addressing the issue has made the matter even worse over time.

The forum was moderated by MBPJ councillor Lim Yi Wei, and with former Malay Mail journalist Arulldas Sinappan and Malaysian Consultative Council of Islam Organisations secretary general Zulhanis Zainol present to relate their experiences on the ground.

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