Friday, July 17, 2009

Malaysiakini: Protesters want MACC probed, 7 arrested

The police this morning dispersed about 300 protesters who gathered outside the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Selangor office in Shah Alam demanding that MACC be investigated for the death of an opposition politician's aide.

As they shouted 'Siasat, siasat, siasat' (investigate, investigate, investigate), top Pakatan Rakyat leaders submitted a protest memorandum to MACC.

At least seven protesters were arrested in the melee. They included Kapar parliamentarian S Manikavasagam and Selangor exco Dr Xavier Jayakumar.

Camera: Mohd Kamal Ishak
Editor: Lydia Azizan


Niuku said...

It is sickening to watch this. Clear proof of police brutality in action. There is a better and more civilised way to handle crowd. One does not need to use excessive force to handle or arrest someone who had just lost a friend and obviously in mourn.

The whole World is watching this.

daveevad said...

i felt hesitate to follow up on this news coz i know it will affect me deeply, i just couldn't help it. It's truely sad, and sickening situation whereby, things really got uglier. Totally feeling unsafe and feeling like run away. I don't know how to describe it, all i can feel is that, there'll surely a better place than being here.

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