29 Nov '11, 8am

Hundreds protest Malaysian ban on street rallies #bersih #walk4freedom #PA2011 #kltalk

Hundreds protest Malaysian ban on street rallies #bersih #walk4freedom #PA2011 #kltalk

KUALA LUMPUR: Hundreds of people marched on Malaysia's parliament Tuesday as it was set to pass a law banning street protests that critics say stifles free speech and breaks a government vow to improve civil liberties. Chanting "Bebas berhimpun" ("Free assembly"), about 500 lawyers, opposition lawmakers and activists marched in the capital Kuala Lumpur to parliament, which was expected to pass the contentious Peaceful Assembly Bill later in the day. Prime Minister Najib Razak has framed the bill as part of a campaign he launched in September to replace tough laws on security, speech and assembly in a bid to shore up support ahead of elections he is expected to call next year. The bill would replace current legislation requiring a police permit for public gatherings, but critics complain that it proposes a range of prohibitive new restrictions including the outright ban on ...

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straitstimes.com 04 Dec '11, 1pm

Volunteer Ms Vanessa Liew (right) shows a participant a flyer in support of the 'SlutWalk' movement at Hong Lim Park in Si...