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Dear Dr M: We need reform to limit the PM's powers
P Gunasegaram | 08 Nov 2019 00:30

Dear Dr M, in this, my third letter to you, let me say all your recent actions, especially your turn- around and support for dreaded security laws, show that you are not on the promised broad reform agenda which enabled you to become prime minister under an arrangement within Pakatan Harapan.

Surely you must realise the aims of the reform - one of the key ones was to reduce the powers of the prime minister.

Let me give you one example of you reneging on a promise that you made publicly, instead recently supporting the police when they used the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act (Sosma) 2012, a particularly despicable act introduced by your predecessor Datuk Seri Najib Razak to consolidate his iron grip on the country.



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