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Asean should suspend Myanmar’s membership until killing stops

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We, the undersigned Malaysian members of Parliament, urge Asean to suspend Myanmar’s membership until and unless the military junta stops killing protesters.

The international community must not leave Myanmar civilian protesters to die helplessly.

The killing of at least 38 protesters on 3 March shows that the global sanction of the Myanmar junta, including Asean’s non-recognition of the junta, is utterly ineffective and inadequate.

We call upon the Malaysian and other Asean governments to commence the process to suspend Myanmar’s membership in Asean until the military junta sits down with the National League for Democracy (NLD) and peaceful protesters for a peaceful solution.

Asean has a moral responsibility to stop the political massacre in our backyard. Allowing Myanmar’s junta to be covered under Asean’s umbrella while killing peacefully protesting Myanmar people is condoning the killing. The blood of Myanmar civilians would be on the hands of all Asean countries if we do not do what we can.

From the House of Representatives (constituencies)

1. Noor Amin Ahmad (P002 Kangar)

2. Chan Ming Kai (P009 Alor Setar)

3. Nor Azrina Surip (P014 Merbok)

4. Lim Guan Eng (P034 Bagan)

5. Nurul Izzah Anwar (P044 Permatang Pauh)

6. Sim Chee Keong (P045 Bukit Mertajam)

7. Kasthuriraani Patto (P046 Batu Kawan)

8. Sim Tze Tzin (P052 Bayan Baru)

9. Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik (P053 Balik Pulau)

10. Teh Kok Lim (P060 Taiping)

11. Wong Kah Woh (P064 Ipoh Timur)

12. Ngeh Koo Ham (P068 Beruas)

13. Thomas Su Keong Siong (P070 Kampar)

14. Mohd Hatta Md Ramli (P074 Lumut)

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15. Chang Lih Kang (P077 Tanjong Malim)

16. Wong Tack (P089 Bentong)

17. Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (P100 Pandan)

18. Hasanuddin Mohd Yunus (P101 Hulu Langat)

19. Wong Chen (P104 Subang)

20. Maria Chin Abdullah (P105 Petaling Jaya)

21. Sivarasa Rasiah (P107 Sungai Buloh)

22. Khalid Abd Samad (P108 Shah Alam)

23. Charles Santiago (P110 Klang)

24. Lim Lip Eng (P114 Kepong)

25. P Prabakaran (P115 Batu)

26. Dr Tan Yee Kew (P116 Wangsa Maju)

27. Hannah Yeoh (P117 Segambut)

28. Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad (P118 Setiawangsa)

29. Fong Kui Lun (P120 Bukit Bintang)

30. Fahmi Fadzil (P121 Lembah Pantai)

31. Teresa Kok (P122 Seputeh)

32. Tan Kok Wai (P123 Cheras)

33. Cha Kee Chin (P130 Rasah)

34. Khoo Poay Tiong (P138 Kota Melaka)

35. Natrah Ismail (P141 Sekijang)

36. Pang Hok Liong (P142 Labis)

37. Yeo Bee Yin (P145 Bakri)

38. Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman (P146 Muar)

39. Maszlee Malik (P151 Simpang Renggam)

40. Wong Shu Qi (P152 Kluang)

41. Lim Kit Siang (P162 Iskandar Puteri)

42. Teo Nie Ching (P163 Kulai)

43. Rozman Isli (P166 Labuan)

44. Isnaraissah Munirah Majilis @ Fakharudy (P169 Kota Belud)

45. Wilfred Madius Tangau (P170 Tuaran)

46. Mohd Azis Jamman (P171 Sepanggar)

47. Chan Foong Hin (P172 Kota Kinabalu)

48. Ignatius Darell Leiking (P174 Penampang)

49. Ahmad Hassan (P175 Papar)

50. Mohamaddin Ketapi (P188 Lahad Datu)

51. Mohd Shafie Apdal (P189 Semporna)

52. Ma’mun Sulaiman (P191 Kalabakan)

53. Kelvin Yii Lee Wuen (P195 Bandar Kuching)

54. Wong Ling Biu (P208 Sarikei)

55. Oscar Ling Chai Yew (P212 Sibu)

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56. Alice Lau Kiong Yieng (P211 Lanang)

From the Senate

1. Donald Peter Mojuntin

2. Aiman Athirah Al Jundi

3. Theodore Douglas Lind

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loyal malaysian
loyal malaysian
18 Mar 2021 2.39pm

Hmm…only 56 voices of conscience from the Dewan Rakyat.
Still it is what one expects of a working Member of Parliament with a conscience.
What happened to the boy who screamed wolf?

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