FREE YOURSAY 'Adam, I am very proud of you and hope there will come a day when I am able to shake the hands that lowered the flag of Najib.'
Adam: I will not apologise to the prime minister
Thiswayoutplease: PM Najib Razak should invite young Adam Adli to his office and find out from him why he and the other university students felt so strongly about academic freedom or the lack of it, and their demand for the repeal of UUCA (Universities and University Colleges Act).
Don't just keep silent and let your goons sprouting hot air over the lowering of the 'flag' with your image on it. You want to listen to the people? Here is your chance to do it.
Sodom Me Sodom You: You made a bold statement, young one. There was no disrespect. It was a powerful message delivered by a future leader and it takes so much courage to do this.
Malaysia needs warriors like Adam. Someone who has broken free from the racial and religious poison that is used by Umno to scare other Malaysians into submission. Allah bless you and keep you safe always.
Geronimo: Adam, I am very proud of you and hope there will come a day when I am able to shake the hands that lowered the flag of Najib.
The only regret is that you did not throw it into the ‘tong sampah' (rubbish bin), but then you are made of finer quality and will not resort to such unruly behaviour compared to those from Umno.
Changeagent: Adam, you have a great future ahead of you. International companies will be clamouring to offer you a job because you are articulate and can think independently, unlike the Pro-Aspirasi idiots who allow themselves to be controlled and are mere facades for their own conniving university administrators.
Black Panthar: I salute you, Adam. You are cool but firm. No slanderous words nor emotional actions.
When I was in your age, I did not had this courage. Indeed, I was really a coward. Reading this piece of news, I feel ashamed of my inactiveness during my younger days, but I'm now rejuvenated.
Go show students power. Go to the rural areas, kampungs, your parents, your neighbours and your relatives. Tell them why you did it. Tell in your own words how you feel. Not only you, but your whole group of varsity friends.
Now you are a hero, they will listen to you. I still believe, to remove Umno-BN, we need rural folks to realise what's going on in the capital and what the Umno-BN leaders are doing.
In the name of bumiputera share in the economy, they are cheating the Malays. In the name of national development, they fleece the taxpayers' money. We need the rural vote bank to overthrow this corrupted government.
Go forth and preach to them. There is no time to waste. GE13 is around the corner. You have our support.
Fairnessforall: Adam, I am proud to see that Malaysians like you still exist. You have spoken very sensibly and whatever you said is right.
I commend you for fully supporting your fellow students and not giving in to those Ummo goons. Who is Najib that you must apologise to him. He is working for us as you said. We are his boss and he is not our boss.
Keep up the good work. I am sure most Malaysians are with you.
Kit Carson: Adam, God bless you and your parents for their courage. You, son, are a leader in the making. I wish I had a son like you...
Ashoka PJ: "I felt that victory was not in managing to meet a deputy minister but to make a strong statement," said Adam.
These are the kind of intelligent statements that we are expecting from university students. Pro-Aspirasi coalition, look and learn.
Adam, I am sure your parents are mighty proud of you. Keep going lad, we Malaysians will help you if you are in need.
Awg Damit: You're right - why should we, even university students, be afraid of the leaders? We elect them to serve us, not suppress us.
They take an oath on their duties but seem to forget it even before the final word is spoken. It is time the youths of today take charge of their future by ensuring the right decisions are made in the present.
Abasir: Adam's statement is clear as it is courageous. Unlike our third-rate politicians who will try to wiggle their way out of sticky situations with silly, outrageous reasoning, he stated the facts with no spin or fluff.
He wanted to make a point and he did. He did not stamp on an image of a human being like the Umno members who stamped on a cow's head to show Hindus how much they love Islam, he did not tear down a picture of a leader like the Umno mob did in Penang.
Since those ruffians did not apologise for their uncouth behavior, there is no reason this young man should.
Clearwater: Adam, make a deal with Najib. If he apologises to the public for his flip-flop decisions, then apologise for lowering the flag bearing his image.
Yeo Eng Khean: Adam was disciplined and restrained in his protest-actions ... he did not spit on, step on, trampled on, tear apart, urinate on or burn the Najib's bunting-flag that he lowered.
He was holding it to protect it from unwarranted mis-harm ... unlike other pro-Umno goons.
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