Hornbill Unleashed

April 25, 2009

To 3-in-1 Minister, ‘go eat cake!’

Sim Kwang Yang @ MalaysiaKini

To 3-in-1 Minister, ‘go eat cake!’

Recently, the new Information, Communication and Culture Minister Rais Yatim hosted a dinner for 50 ‘prominent’ socio-political bloggers at a local restaurant in a move to engage the New Media.

Raja Petra Kamaruddin and his gang of Barisan Rakyat bloggers were not invited; to ask the reason why would be stupid of me.

This is the same 3-in-1 Minister who not long ago warned bloggers “not to twist the truth or face the music”. It was a naked threat for bloggers to toe the line or face the full force of the law, no matter how unjust the laws are in the repression of our right to free speech.

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3 Comments »

  1. […] Herman Hermits column,” Read any good books lately?” Also the writer can be found here https://hornbillunleashed.wordpress.com/2009/04/25/to-3-in-1-minister-go-eat-cake/ I did not particularly pay much attention but just glanced through it. How ironic that this would […]

    Pingback by Audie61’s Weblog — April 26, 2009 @ 2:42 PM | Reply

    • Dear Audie

      Keep clean secrets told in confidence.

      Comment by sky — April 27, 2009 @ 8:32 PM | Reply

  2. Same trick used by Mr Wang Tanah on land seminar in Bintulu. The seminar is on land issues involving Dayaks, yet no Dayak ministers, no Dayak NGOs are invited.

    Comment by tunabdulrazak — April 25, 2009 @ 11:11 PM | Reply


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