PBB Youth: Stop all “uncivilised” behaviours on social media

Fazzrudin (front, third from left) holding a copy of the police report that was lodged against a social media user who had threatened to kill Abang Johari. With him are PBB Youth members.

KUCHING, Sept 10: Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Youth wing has called on Sarawakians not to abuse social media but to use it in the true spirit of Sarawak, which upholds peace, harmony and kindness.

Its chief, Tupong assemblyman Fazzrudin Abdul Rahman, said PBB Youth lodged a police report yesterday against a social media user who had threatened to kill Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.

“We came across the post the night before (Sept 8). That person threatened to kill our chief minister.

“We, PBB Youth, stand by our chief minister. We hope the police will take swift action against the person for making such a threat,” he told DayakDaily.

He said PBB Youth condemns such an “uncivilised” culture, adding that the action of the culprit contradicted “Sarawak’s culture”. He believed Sarawakians would not agree with this kind of behaviour.

“For us Sarawakians, any disagreement we have, we discuss rationally and we present our arguments like civilised human beings. We allow diversity in harmony.

“We need to protect the good culture of Sarawak. We are tolerant people and are willing to do anything to protect and preserve the peace, harmony and all the good elements of Sarawak culture.

“On the other hand, we want to get rid of the bad culture before it becomes widespread and destroys our peace and harmony,” said Fazzrudin.

He also advised Sarawakians not to swear or curse when posting comments on social media.

“This is not good for Sarawak, especially for our children if they were to grow up with such kind of verbal abuse on social media. They will learn and do the same thing,” he cautioned. — DayakDaily