Teoh Beng Hock Trust for Democracy has set up an office in Section 11 of Petaling Jaya, Selangor effective from 3.9.2014. Being a very old building, the office premises is in a dilapidated state that required immediate renovation before it could be put into operation.

Teoh Beng Hock Trust for Democracy is a newly constituted Organisation whose primary objective is to promote and enhance the level of understanding of democracy among fellow Malaysian and to provide aids to those wrongfully detained by the authorities. As its inception, the trust fund has no income and/or any resources. Under such premise, the trust fund appeal to the members of the public and business concern to contribute renovation materials and office equipment to assist the trust fund in setting up its “Home”.

The renovation committee chair person Sam Lee said the trust fund need to clean up the entire compound of the office premises, repaint the walls of the building and to install office equipment and furniture. The required renovation materials and office furniture/equipments are as follows :

• 6 unit of white paint
• 20 feet of PVC floorings
• 6 set of fluorescent lights
• 4 unit of air-conditioners
• 2 unit of office table
• 1 unit of meeting table
• 4 unit of foldable banquet table
• 50 unit of PVC chairs
• 1 unit of fax machine
• 3 unit of desktop computer
• 2 unit of bookshelves
• 1 unit of sound system for small scale talk
• 1 unit mini sofa
• 1 unit of Photostat machine
• Stationaries

Board member Ng Geok Chee said the trust fund was established on 16.7.2014 (previously known as Malaysians for Beng Hock) under the helm of A. Samad Said and 3 trustees namely Segambut MP Lim Lip Eng, Dr. Toh Kin Woon and Dr. Ahmad Farouk Musa. The vision of the trust fund is to create a society free of political persecution and death in custody.

She said: “This is the first time we set up an office for operating purpose and a “Home” for the trust fund members who have worked very hard for many years striving to create an awareness among Malaysia to appreciate the importance of democracy and the fundamental rights of an individual.”

She urge the public to donate generously new or used furniture to the organisation. Volunteers are welcome to render help and assistance in electrical wiring, repair steel-made gate and mable polishing, or to help in other renovation works. Any forms of support for the trust fund are welcome.

Please contact the Executive Secretary Mr. Ng at 012-2658448,www.teohbenghock.org if you have any queries.

Photo description : (from left) Renovation committee head Sam Lee, Deputy head Vivek, (the 5th from left) Board member Liau Kok Fah, (the 6th from left) Treasurer Ng Geok Chee.