Thursday, December 02, 2004

Soh Sook Hwa Found Guilty

BREAKING NEWS: According the report from the, the disciplinary board of Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) today found 22-year-old final year journalism student Soh Sook Hwa guilty of breaching university regulations over her involvement in the March general election campaigns.

The five-member panel presided by deputy vice-chancellor Assoc Prof Dr Jamaluddin Mohaiadin issued a stern warning and a fine of not more than RM200 against Soh. The actual amount of the fine will be decided later.

The decision was made during a 90-minute-long disciplinary proceeding held in the Penang-based university this afternoon.

Soh, who is also USM Chinese Language Society president and former student representative was said to have campaigned for Parti Keadilan Rakyat vice-president Tian Chua in the Batu parliamentary seat during the general election, which he eventually lost.

For more information, you can log on the to follow the most update news. The ASA secretariat also would like to send our gratitude to all who send the protests, memos and kinds of support to Soh. We remain solidarity to the DEMA and the people in Malaysia.