The planned Kita Lawan (“We fight”) rally went ahead yesterday in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur despite a warning by the country’s police chief that participants would be arrested. 1,971 more words
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Two Malaysian MPs, Rafizi Ramli and Chua Tian Chang – better known as Tian Chua – have been arrested prior to a major protest rally in Kuala Lumpur today (Saturday). 1,720 more words
Six people have been arrested during a sit-in at Dataran Merdeka (Independence Square) in central Kuala Lumpur. They include two Perak state assemblymen who are reported to have been assaulted by police. 591 more words
The clampdown on dissent in Malaysia took a surreal turn yesterday (Monday) when lawyer Michelle Yesudas was told by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Khalid Abu Bakar, that she was to be investigated for a tweet about rape threats. 1,810 more words
Yesterday’s demonstration in front of Merdeka Square.
A group of activists in Malaysia have started a hunger strike in protest over the jailing of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, and other demonstrators are staging a week-long sit-in next to Kuala Lumpur’s famous Dataran Merdeka (Independence Square). 1,568 more words
Dr. Ihab Anwar is a highly trained, experienced surgeon specializing in laparoscopic and breast reconstruction surgery. Born in Egypt, Dr. Anwar received most of his basic medical education in Europe and completed his residency at Alexandria University in Egypt in 1986. 87 more words