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PAS links K'tan suit to Cameron; dancing CJ gets critics in a twist

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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are the key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.

PAS links K'tan suit to Cameron

PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang questioned whether Putrajaya's lawsuit against Kelantan over Orang Asli rights was connected to the Cameron Highlands by-election.

Temiar Orang Asli representative Mustafa rubbished Hadi's notion, saying the lawsuit had been in the works since last October.

Various Orang Asli groups and Amnesty International lauded Putrajaya's move to sue the Kelantan state government.

Dancing CJ gets critics in a twist

Umno Youth chief Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki slammed Chief Justice Richard Malanjum, attorney-general Tommy Thomas and de facto law minister Liew Vui Keong for dancing together at a gala dinner.

PKR leadership council member Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad said there must be a consistent stand on how the judiciary and executive fraternise.

Event organiser Sabah Law Society defended the trio, saying they know how to separate their personal and professional lives.

Other Kinibites

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad defended Malaysia’s ban on Israeli athletes’ participation in the upcoming World Para Swimming Championships.

PAS supporters in Cameron Highlands were told it was their duty to God to vote out DAP.

Lembah Pantai MP Fahmi Fadzil fulfilled one of his campaign pledges when the Kuala Lumpur neighbourhood of Bangsar South reverted to its previous name Kampung Kerinchi.

Looking ahead

Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali, acting Umno president Mohamad Hasan, PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang, and Rembau MP Khairy Jamaluddin descend on Cameron Highlands today to campaign for their respective parties.

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