Did you know that celebrated film director Yasmin Ahmad commented on Teoh Beng Hock’s death in her second last entry in her blog, The Storyteller, Part 2? Yes, Yasmin Ahmad shared the same pain and outrage as all Malaysians did over the needless death of  Teoh. This was what Yasmin said,


The following are some of her responses to her readers’ comments:

yasmin said…
if he was murdered, his parents/family have the right to decide the fate of his murderer/murderers.

in an islamic state, the perpetrators will sampai ajal too. because i hear his mother wants them dead.

July 17, 2009 1:02 AM
eqmal hisyam said…
what happened actually?? i know the story but i just can think how this case could relate with yasmin ahmad??

July 17, 2009 3:08 AM
yasmin said…
errmmm… could it be it’s cos i’m a malaysian and i’m human?

yasmin said…
diana, no one has speculated anything here, yet you are saying, “don’t speculate”?

this is precisely what i cannot stand about this whole affair. some people in power are so defensive!

my mother and i were watching rtm news – a man with a

moustache said at great length that we should not suspect foul play before investigation results.

my mother said, “do they think we are 2-year olds?”

July 19, 2009 4:28 AM
wahdi said…
Dah takdir maybe…

July 19, 2009 8:40 PM
yasmin said…
yes wahdi, but if this had happened to a member of your family, would you be as accepting? takdir is takdir, but in islam, if someone were murdered, his family decides the fate of his murderer.


yasmin said…
amen to that, kamal.

in today’s the star, his parents were seeking help from the PM himself! good on them! god-willing, some changes are gonna come.

ProIs said…
without a strong faith, the world is going crazy.

another sad incident, not related to this one but cruel as it is, search for Marwa Al-Sherbini.

As Shaykh Khalid Yasin said in one of his presentation, “humans, when their sense of morality becomes distorted, they do what animals don’t do.”

July 22, 2009 7:03 AM
yasmin said…
that’s scary but true.



  1. JEFFRY BONG says:

    You are absolutely right .Only GOD has the right to remove someone LIFE.With a strong faith in one’s religion whatever powers you hold does not give you the absolute power to extinguish someone life even to animals one’s must have the same respect.Well life is short anyway ,we are all transient.

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