fbpx
Connect with us

Social Stories

Petition to Nominate Mahathir for Nobel Peace Prize Gains Over 42K Signatures in 24 Hours

Published

Petitions For Mahathir To Receive Nobel Peace Prize - World Of Buzz 4
Source: Change.org

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

The amount of petitions coming in from the Malaysian people this GE14 has really been interesting, in fact, we’ve had four on Change.org since the change in government. Clearly, the rakyat feel more empowered in their rights as citizens and their ability to bring change, more so since the historic change in power.

The first petition was launched on May 19 after the new Education Minister was announced. It was supposed to be Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad but amidst criticism, the position was assigned to Dr Maszlee Malik. Two separate petitions surfaced from there, one of it asked Dr Mahathir to retain the Education portfolio while another supported Dr Mazslee Malik. The third petition was seen on Monday (May 21), which requested Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin to ban controversial preacher Zakir Naik from Malaysia.

This latest and fourth one, is a little extra special.

Petitions For Mahathir To Receive Nobel Peace Prize - World Of Buzz
Source: Change.org

Now, Malaysians are petitioning for Dr. Mahathir Mohammad, our Prime Minister, to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. Started by Alexandria Abishegam just one day ago, she has petitioned this to the Nobel Foundation. The petition has since been signed by more than 42,000 people at time of publication and the amount keeps increasing.

“This petition is to nominate our twice nominated Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad, for the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of his determination at age 93 to return to politics. He cast aside his own political prejudices to stand shoulder to shoulder with the Opposition parties and leaders such as Anwar Ibrahim, Lim Kit Siang, Mohamad Sabu and others to save our nation,” the description read.

Petitions For Mahathir To Receive Nobel Peace Prize - World Of Buzz 3

Source: dinmerican

Many Malaysians who have hoped for a change in the government celebrated when the Barisan Nasional government was toppled by the then opposition coalition Pakatan Harapan, who was helmed by Dr. Mahathir. The petition praises him for being a “Giant of a Man” for admitting his mistakes and how he inspired Malaysians to make a change by just voting. 

He was also lauded for ensuring that the transition of power was done in a smooth and peaceful way. The petition reads, “Tun Dr Mahathir is akin to the ‘Nelson Mandela’ of Malaysia. For helming a peaceful transfer of power and now specifically stating that the new administration was not out to ‘seek revenge’.”

“For giving millions of us ordinary Malaysians hope, renewed faith and most important of all ‘PRIDE’ in our Malaysia, I urge all of you to support this nomination of Tun Dr Mahathir for the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize,” the petition ends on this note.

While some netizens are happily and enthusiastically signing the petition, others are a lot more cynical about the whole thing as they feel that there are other more deserving candidates. The Nobel peace prize has been won by Malala Yousofzai and Nelson Mandela, among others.

What do you think of this petition? Should Dr. Mahathir be a nominee for the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize?

 

Also read: Petition Aims to Get 1 Million People to Thank Najib, Only 7,000 Signed So Far

Petition Wants 1 Million People To Thank Najib, Collects Less Than 7,000 So Far - World Of Buzz 1


Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

Terengganu Flood Malaysia Rain Terengganu Flood Malaysia Rain
News7 hours ago

140 Terengganu Flood Victims Evacuated As Continuous Heavy Rain Expected Throughout M’sia

Continuous heavy rain in Terengganu has caused flooding in several parts of the state since two days ago with the...

Ismail Sabri Petty Traders Ismail Sabri Petty Traders
News7 hours ago

PM Ismail Sabri Urges Banks To Not Take Legal Action Against Hawkers That Fail To Repay Loans

Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has urged banks in the country to not take any legal action against...

N9 Matriculation Students Tested Positive N9 Matriculation Students Tested Positive
News22 hours ago

31 Students & 3 Lecturers of N.Sembilan Matriculation College Test Positive For Covid-19

A total of 34 positive COVID-19 cases were detected at the Negeri Sembilan Matriculation College (KMNS), Kuala Pilah near here...

Ft Batik Ft Batik
News1 day ago

PM Sets National Batik Day On Same Day As International Day of Disabled Persons, Netizens DISPLEASED!

Malaysians simply love batik. In fact, the traditional wax printed fabric seems to be adored by even the Western world....

Ft Adviser Ft Adviser
News1 day ago

PM To Get Another RM50k Special Adviser Despite Recent Backlash On Their Necessity

The appointment of Kedah Umno Chief Datuk Seri Jamil Khir Baharom as Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri’s religious affairs...

Collage 2 1 Collage 2 1
News1 day ago

“Plant your own vegetables” Penang Consumer’s Association Suggests As Vegetable Prices Increase

The increase in food and vegetable prices have been the talk of the town recently as the skyrocketing prices are...

My Post 2021 12 03T142459.917 My Post 2021 12 03T142459.917
News1 day ago

Cameron Highlands Landslide Claims 2 Lives

Recently, it was reported that Cameron Highland was hit with multiple landslides and heavy flooding. Unfortunately, the landslides have caused...

My Post 2021 12 03T111959.861 My Post 2021 12 03T111959.861
News1 day ago

“KL is becoming like London,” Politician Claims KL is Becoming Less Malaysian Due To English Names

Back in 2019, Bangsar South, originally known as Kampung Kerinchi, had its name reverted to Kampung Kerinchi in an effort...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY