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LIVE reports: The Bersih rally
Nov 10, 07 2:12pm
The Bersih delegation led by Anwar Ibrahim handed the memorandum to the King’s secretary at the gate of the Istana Negara. Anwar is accompanied by PAS’ Hadi Awang and Nasharuddin Mat Isa and DAP’s Lim Kit Siang and Lim Guan Eng. The organisers are asking the 40,000-strong crowd to disperse. 4pm: [VIDEO INSIDE] more
40,000 protest for free and fair elections
Nov 10, 07 8:16am
40,000 protesters massed outside Istana Negara this afternoon, facing off against riot police in defiance of a government ban on the rally calling for clean and fair elections. Bersih rally [VIDEO INSIDE] more
Rain, chemicals and tear gas at Masjid Jamek
Andrew Ong | Nov 10, 07 6:20pm
Hardest hit by police action were the crowd near the Masjid Jamek LRT station who were fired at with torrents of chemical-laced water from a FRU water cannon. Bersih rally more
Journalists attacked by riot police
Chua Sue-Ann | Nov 10, 07 8:21pm
A number of journalists covering poll reform group Bersih rally today were kicked and beaten by riot police as they sought to disperse protestors at the Masjid Jamek area.
More than 20 arrested, five released
Nov 10, 07 7:33pm
They were said to be arrested near the Masjid Jamek LRT station and brought to the Kuala Lumpur police headquarters in Jalan Hang Tuah. Bersih rally more
KL rally roadblocks cause traffic chaos
Andrew Ong | Nov 10, 07 12:48pm
A massive attempt by the police to stop the Bersih mass rally this afternoon causes traffic snarls at all entry points into Kuala Lumpur. Bersih rally [VIDEO INSIDE] more
Come, let’s play cat-and-mouse with police
Beh Lih Yi and Syed Jaymal Zahiid | Nov 10, 07 8:38pm
It was all quiet at the rally venue – Dataran Merdeka – after protesters play a cat-and-mouse game with the police and did not show up there. Bersih rally more
More write-ups by others here:
KualaLumpurIsHome, Behonce, LoneStar9.
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