Saturday, July 09, 2011

BERSIH 2.0 - News around the world..

9 July 2011- i just goolged, looking for news about Bersih 2.0..let see what i hv found..

1. Reuters- (Reuters) - Malaysian police fired repeated rounds of tear gas and detained over 1,400 people in the capital on Saturday as thousands of activists evaded roadblocks and barbed wire to hold a street protest against Prime Minister Najib Razak's government.(see more..)

2. Times of India 1,000 arrested in Malaysia democracy protest(see more...)

3. Toronto Sun - 
Hundreds arrested, tear gas fired in Malaysia protest
Toronto Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
Bersih has vowed to bring together tens of thousands of supporters in the city's downtown area to demand electoral reforms, in what could be the biggest anti-government demonstration since Anwar Ibrahim's sacking as deputy premier in 1998 led to ...

4. ABC Online - 

Aussies warned as Malaysia threatens protest arrests

ABC Online - Zoe Daniel - ‎Jul 8, 2011‎
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade says Australians should avoid the demonstration and has updated its travel alert to urge Australians visiting Malaysia to stay away from the event because of the risk of violence and arrests. ...

5. Global Post - 
Malaysia: 10000 protest for reforms despite government lockdown
GlobalPost - ‎4 hours ago‎
Despite a massive government lockdown on Kuala Lumpur, thousands of people took to the streets of Malaysia's largest city Saturday to demand electoral reforms. More than 10000 demonstrators gathered in Kuala Lumpur, making it the biggest rally in the ...

6. CNN - 

Hundreds arrested in Malaysia protests

CNN International - Eve Bower - ‎3 hours ago‎
Some 924 people have been arrested, according to the Royal Malaysia Police, most of them men. Protestorganizers said at a news conference earlier that about 400 had been detained. The protest, which the government says is illegal, was organized by a ...

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