Wednesday 17 September 2008

Another blogger arrested...

And this time it is wellknown blogger kickdefella or Syed Azidi Syed Abdul Aziz (pic right) who was arrested in Kota Baru this afternoon, according to a report by Malaysiakini.

According to PAS parliamentarian Husam Musa, the blogger ( was picked up from his house.

Syed Azidi, who works for the state government, was detained at about 5pm by a three-member plainclothes police team. His laptop was also confiscated.

Checks with his wife Bariah Ishak revealed that the popular blogger was arrested under the Sedition Act.

"The police said my husband was arrested based on a police report filed in Kuala Lumpur," she said.

The father of four will be brought to Kuala Lumpur.

Upside down flag

In a posting on his blog dated Aug 23, Syed Azidi (under the title Siasat Kickdefella Dibawah Akta Hasutan) had written that a pro-Umno website by a minister was calling for him to be investigated under the Sedition Act.

The blogger courted controversy recently after launching an online campaign to fly the Malaysian flag upside down.The campaign had attracted the attention of the prime minister who said that the move was "despicable".

"This is uncouth behaviour, showing no respect at all for the national flag. What is there to be angry with the Malaysian flag?" he was quoted as saying by Bernama.

"If there are Malaysians who want to take up the idea that came from the pro-opposition blogger, they are insulting this important national symbol (flag)," he added. - Malaysiakini

Read nuraina's entry Blogger Sheih Kickdefella Arrested here


Anonymous said...

Oh no! Not another blogger.

what the hell is going on in this country.

puteri said...

This country is indeed a nation in distress.

Anonymous said...

Memang patut dia ni kena. Takda hal, dia pergi carik pasal. Suka2 hati dia je nak buat bendera macam tu. Ni bukan negara Isketambola yang boleh dia buat suka2 hati dia je.

Hi&Lo said...

Kera-jaan zalim. Instead of amnesty on this bulan yg mulia, it arrests people and deprive them of human dignity.

Anonymous said...

My prayers that sheih is safe.

mn said...

Salam Kak Maria,

Harap jangan dia kena kick dah la semasa dalam tahanan.

Anonymous said...

botak : " hahaha...sheikh down...
hahaha...NEXT ! Syok !"
botak " ISA = I Suka Act !"

Cheguman said...

Sekumpulan blogger telah mengemukakan satu deklarasi berikutan kemelut politik melayu hari ini.

"Deklarasi Janda Baik"

Sila layari untuk maklumat lanjut.

Terima kasih.