|We cherish life and happiness so we must continue to do so to protect them at all cost!|
When Najib said Umno must "emulate" the Islamic State (IS) militants that have swept the Arabs world violently what he meant was for Umno members to be as brave as to fight for what they believe in.
"Kita mesti berani saperti laskhar IS kecil tetapi mereka berjaya" (We must be brave like the IS, small but we can still be victorious.)
The opposition translated the statement using the word "emulate", which implies we must also be brutal, kill and to shed blood to achieve our goal. Phew! So scary these opposition portals and media when going all out to discredit!
As usual the opposition-inclined media twisted his words, since he never uttered the word "emulate" to imply Najib wants Umno to be violent.
As usual the opposition news reporting has always been fraught with nastiness, innuendo, supposition, and double speaks. When they are being sued they can always apologise, right.
When Najib said to be brave like an initially a small band of the IS fighters that succeeded to take over an army, what he meant was to be brave and willing to die and protect for what you believe in. He did not mean for Umno members to attack and take Penang from the DAP by force or to wrest Kelantan from PAS by bloody means.
Malaysia stance has always been geared towards peaceful existence and co-operation and to believe that the PM advocates bloodshed to achieve power is to believe a fish needs a bicycle to survive.
Najib is a reformer and he wants to empower and to unshackle Malaysians from past upbringing, to bring a nation of masochist to a nation of where people appreciate the meaning of the words freedom and happiness.
Malaysia is not living under the Jurassic government of the yore, nor are we living under fascistic administration and suppressive regime.
But of course there are rules that we have to live by and abide by to ensure multi-racial and multi-religious Malaysia will flourish.
Najib is a gentleman, and good leader and he does not flip-flop on something precious like life and on anything the involve the well-being of our country and its citizens.
It is just that the chauvinist opposition is so bent on wresting power that it will do anything to tarnish something that works and that does not need to be fixed.
Below is a statement released by the Prime Minister's Office to the media:
PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATIVE CENTRE
27 August 2014
PRIME MINISTER NAJIB RAZAK CONDEMNS ISLAMIC STATE MILITANTS
“Muslims around the world have watched in horror as a new conflict tears into Syria and Iraq. As reports of mass executions and killing of civilians surface, and graphic evidence of brutality emerges, we have been appalled.
“When states fail, or are broken by war, extremists see opportunity. They prey on the differences between people, using faith as a cover for atrocities. But they do not speak for us.
“The actions of the Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq are counter to our faith, our culture, and our common humanity. They are against the teachings of the Prophet, a man of peace and moderation; and against Islamic law, which prizes the protection of life above all.
“Around the world, the majority of Muslims seek to live their lives free from violence. We do not recognise the vision of our faith being forced on innocent civilians – whether Sunni, Shia, or Christian – over the barrel of a gun.
“Malaysia strongly condemns the actions of the Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq. We are deeply saddened by the crimes committed in the name of Islam, a religion of peace. We deplore those responsible, and call on the international community to act in concert to prevent further violence.
We must fight extremism with moderation, and work to rebuild the bonds between communities shattered by war."