Days darkening before nightfall

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After Adam Adli’s release on bail, 1 MP(Member of Parliament), 3 political activist and another student activist were arrested yesterday. They were all charged in court with sedition and  RM5000 bail each, this morning (29th May 2013). Continue reading “Days darkening before nightfall”

Refreshing Spring – Adam Adli

BLACKOUT 505 continues.

Adam Adli, the new voice of youthful Malaysia speaks with such power and conviction that the powers that be, see him as a threat to their shaky claim to rule this country. Continue reading “Refreshing Spring – Adam Adli”

Batang Kali – Exhuming a Buried Massacre

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Scots Guards (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
High Court of Justice - Londres - Inglaterra
High Court of Justice – Londres – Inglaterra (Photo credit: Dubes)

The taxi from the Penang Sungai Nibong Express Coach Terminus arrived at my Mum’s gate at 10.30pm yesterday. This was a return from one of my trips to Kuala Lumpur, for this year. It was a talk at the Bar Council in KL that drew me to make this trip, especially to listen to two British human rights lawyers who are now acting for the living relatives of 24 victims of a massacre by British Scots Guards in Batang Kali, Selangor, during the 1948 Malayan Emergency. Continue reading “Batang Kali – Exhuming a Buried Massacre”

Riding in a Cattle Truck

The reason I’ve been quiet over the weekend is that I had to go on a long journey down south. Finding no time to get an express bus ticket from my usual, more reliable express coach service, I got to the bus terminus in Sungai Nibong, Penang and was cormered by a ‘tout’. Continue reading “Riding in a Cattle Truck”