Posted on 12 December 2011 By Ding Jo-Ann.
EVERYTHING I know that’s worth knowing about human rights, I learnt from Raja Aziz Addruse. As the world commemorated International Human Rights Day on 10 Dec, I found myself remembering this amazing man, all he taught me, and all he left behind after his passing five months ago. Raja Aziz was, and still is, a [...]
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Posted on 17 November 2008 By Sim Kwang Yang.
Participants of the candlelight vigil commemorating the first anniversary of the 2007 Bersih rally I WAS surprised by the brute force used by the police when dispersing the 9 Nov 2008 candlelight vigil organised by the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih). They arrested 23 participants, including a Member of Parliament, a state assemblyperson, [...]
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Posted on 10 November 2008 By Ng Boon Hooi.
POLICE arrested 23 people on the night of 9 Nov 2008 while they were singing the national anthem during a candlelight vigil in Petaling Jaya to commemorate the first anniversary of the Bersih street demonstration. DAP Member of Parliament for Petaling Jaya Utara Tony Pua, DAP state assemblyperson for Kampung Tunku Lau Weng San, Petaling [...]
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Posted on 10 November 2008 By Shashi Kala.
KUALA LUMPUR, 10 Nov 2008: Home Minister Datuk Seri Syed Hamid Albar today defended police action at the illegal gathering in Petaling Jaya yesterday where 24 people, including three opposition leaders, were arrested. He said the police were only doing their job in ensuring that public order was maintained. “In that situation, the police had [...]
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