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Bloggers sued in Malaysia... ( 2 )

International headlines! This is how the wire agencies look at the law suits against Malaysian bloggers,
with some treating it as a test case for this part of the world:

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SOURCE: Associated Press via International Herald Tribune, Jan 18, 2007

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SOURCE: Reuters India, Jan 18, 2007

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SOURCE: BBC News Chinese, Jan 18, 2007

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SOURCE: Al-Jazeera English, Jan 18, 2007

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SOURCE: Yahoo!/Kyodo News, Jan 18, 2007

Parliamentary Opposition Leader Lim Kit Siang has a take on this that has gone on to become the central piece of the stories filed by AP and Reuters separately, as mentioned above.

Kit says this will result in "expensive litigation that can cripple the ordinary blogger and fail to contribute in defining the legal rights of bloggers and citizen journalists".

And Malaysian bloggers are evaluating the situation earnestly, see Technorati tracking.

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Folks

As NST is bringing our two bloggers to court, Malaysians who believe in getting alternative news and information to that of UMNO's mouthpiece, the [ DELETED ],
should bring [ DELETED ]to the cleaners.

How? Start a major and sustained campaign to ask English speaking readers of [ DELETED ] to CANCEL their subscription immediately; ask all the outlets NOT to sell [ DELETED ] papers.

Send out flyers, leaflets to all over the Klang Valley, major towns especially Penang, Johore etc.

Now readers on the blog who had been whining and whingeing loud, this is the time to put your money where your mouth is:

Each one of us can sacrifice a ream of paper that;s 500 pages, put it on a printer, print out the leaflets, and use our spare time to put in the Malls, side walks, mamak stalls. Have the leaflets in english, chinese, tamil, jawi or even in Mongolian.

If ten of us can do that, that is 5,000 leaflets out on the street.

Get a good advertiser friend to compose the leaflet, or a communication specialist so that the message is simple and clear... BOYCOTT [ DELETED ] until they drop the charges.

No point, whining on the blog... this is time for action.

Those malaysians OVERSEAS who have been reading screenshots and other blog, contact the local newspaper, write to the editor, call up the Congressman in US or the MP in Australia... NST is not just a corporate entity, it is owned by a POLITICAL PARYT THAT IS RULING THE COUNTRY... THAT IS, the Political Party,UMNO, currently is the Govt, by association, is suing the bloggers.

Act now...less talk and whining...

Have boycotted NST for some time now.

Jeff - if you need some financial help moving forward,I'm more than glad to donate RM100. We need to ensure freedom of speech is not take away by bullies.

Funny they have left RPK alone!!!

Boycott [ DELETED ]! Hidup Jeffooi!!

How do we let them know our unhappiness?
Do they even care?

Are these all the papers NSTP have?
- New Straits Times
- New Sunday Times
- Berita Harian
- Berita Minggu
- Harian Metro
- Metro Ahad
- The Malay Mail
- Weekend Mail

I have stopped buying the NST for quite sometime now.

Jeff,

Pls let us know how we can assist?

How and where can we contribute some fund to help?

I can chip in 20 reams of A4 paper and distribution to 10,000 homes. :)

We should encourage many people out there to go to the Net and read the blogs as alternative means of getting information. In doing so, naturally you will see further decline of the papers that are not credible.

So please let the public know some of the urls of our bloggers to the public and let them have more relevant and accurate information.

Here my list and please add on:-

http://www.maverickysm.blogspot.com/
http://www.howsy.blogspot.com/
http://www.jeffooi.com/
http://rockybru.blogspot.com/
http://kickdefella.wordpress.com/
http://www.niamah.blogspot.com/
http://sloone.wordpress.com/
http://kadirjasin.blogspot.com/
http://forum.mykmu.net/
http://patrickteoh.blogspot.com/
http://blog.limkitsiang.com/
http://powerpresent.blogspot.com/

http://www.malaysia-today.net/index.shtml
http://elizabethwong.wordpress.com/
http://www.nursamad.blogspot.com/
http://www.rantingsbymm.blogspot.com/
http://www.tvsmith.net.my/duasen/

Cut and paste , then email to your friends. Or copy and paste and photocopy give to your friend if they are not surfing yet.

The World Is Flat!

Frank&Honest,

Good thoughts! Maybe you can be our team leader... How can we reach you and tell us where we can deliver leaflets together.

Thanks!

Frank&honest,
Good Idea, We readers should start a campaign to teach the [ DELETED ] a lesson . I view this action as an action by the ruling party to shut up bloggers. But do they realised that you may be able to shut up 2 bloggers but there are countless others who will continue writing blogs?

Among the actions that can be taken by us readers is to start a campaign to boycott [ DELETED ] advertisers.Frank&honest ideas should start in Batu Talam. Any readers from that area?

Can someone draw up the leaflet format so that all supporters are able to have implement the campaign?

Jeff, I fully support you. Please start a fund/bank account so that we can all chip-in to fight for your defend. Let true democracy live! Let's fight corruption in Malaysia media and government. I don't think I can tolerate them anymore. We really need people like you to expose all the wrongs. We can't live in the dark ages again where the only news (or lies) come from the main media.
Please set up the fund and let us know.

LOL. Do they think resorting to the strong arm of the state would put them under the light of justice?

Haha way to go, credibility!

cheers

Stop purchasing [ DELETED ] and its sistere distribution - that has been done longtime ago since the Anwar's case.

For the distribution of flyers, suggest that someone co-ordinate the effort i.e. stardadise the leaflets' contents, do it in multilanguage, and areas of concentration..., timing of distribution etc etc

One for all and all for one...

Till then...G'nite M'sia...wherever u are...

Here's to you, Jeff.

I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past, I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.

Good luck to you and Rockybru.

Jeff,

I have been reading your blog and Rocky Bru's for a number of years now but this is my first time I am posting. You have the support of my many friends and me who are regular readers of your blog.
Apart from supporting a fund to contibute to your defence, I would like to request the creator of the excellant 'Bloggers Unite/Nofear' graphic to include a short message/text onto the graphic such as 'This website (or blog) supports jeffooi.com and rockybru.blogspot.com'.

Netizens can then distribute and paste this graphic around the web and on personal websites as a show of support. You will be surprised by the power of the web.

Jeff, I believe that CNN will be running this story in the near future. An interview with Asia Today or others could also be in the cards so make the most of it. The stooges and poor [ DELETED ] has just open a Pandora's Box!

'First they ignore you,
then they laugh at you,
then they fight you,
then you win.'

- Mahatma Ghandi

To [ DELETED ]... in case you haven't figured it out yet, the THEY the great Mahatma is referring to is you!

(To readers out there who are still actually subscribing to [ DELETED ] please do your part.)


already inform my abah to cancel his NSTP subscription, of coz d newspaper guy will geleng kepala again becoz losing business..er anything else that i can help?

Congratulation.
Do not mean to sound sarcastic but you and Rocky have made yourselves revelant in the 'masters' eyes'. Since you, I presume, do not have millions to loss, will weather this uncharted water better than the kali sides, especially when the passage is time consuming. Politics is about too much or too litte time. In this case, it will be too much time. If you do not give up, I think you would gain more than you lose. Bon Voyage. Malaysians are thinking more now...and this is good for our children. Thks. Will chip in to your defense fund if there is one.

BTW, something just puzzle me. Isn't it Jalan Riong block all access to jeffooi.com?

;)

to begin with, i never ever read NST.

all socio-political bloggers should stand up and support rocky and jeff. we do have lots to say of how our government runs the country and we don't want to fear speaking up.

Why court hearing for Jeff and Rocky Bru can be arranged as near as end of this month, while Altantuya case can only start in 2008? I thought our court is busy with lots of cases and have to queue...

BTW, whose funds are they (NSTP & gang) using for this court case? Is it the shareholders funds or their own, because, ultimately, I think its for their own egos, so they should not be touching the shareholders money and should be footing their own bill.

If I am a shareholder of any one of these entities, I would sell my share this very minute!

TWELVE (12) [ DELETED ] words above.
Dear forumers, maybe we can spare Jeff some time by minding our words a lil bit.
Seems like Ooi is having a hard time constantly minding our post due to the sensitive development lately.
We'll support you, Chuan Aun!!!

Jeff,

Please remain steadfast and strong. Through your preseverence you are helping to generate an open and honest society. Let us know how we could be of assistance and always remember........

When you walk through a storm,
Hold your head up high,
And don't be afraid of the dark.
At the end of a storm,
There's a golden sky,
And the sweet silver song of a lark.
Walk on through the wind, Walk on through the rain,
Though your dreams be tossed and blown..

Walk on, walk on, with hope in your heart,
And you'll never walk alone.......
You'll never walk alone.

Walk on, walk on, with hope in your heart,
And you'll never walk alone.......
You'll never walk alone.

Take care and you have my support!

Set the Save Screenshot Trust Fund.....I will support..any surplus can be used for the next election to support this blogger..

Hi Jeff, you have our support. We're living in a country where we supposed to be proud, but this ruling party put it in another way round.

Big Brother program in Britain is now became very controversial worldwide because of recent racism by actors and models. But, here all of us watched the "Keris" episode every year with our politicians.

All of us as Malaysian needs to support freedom of speech and you are representing our voices. Keep our voices on and on. We will support you till the end.

Note : Every user can support Jeff instantly by supporting his Ads program in his blog, an instant monetary help. I've clicked the Ads :)

funny you chose to censor others but not rocky for the same comment made. a tad bias, don't you think?

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