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Street demos are meant to disrupt


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Street demos are meant to disrupt
By Zan Azlee

Sometimes I think many in the country don’t seem to get the concept of a street assembly, rally or demonstration.

I was watching a local television news programme two days ago and they had a news story whereby they interviewed the public regarding street demonstrations.

It was amusing to see the reactions of the people who were being interviewed. All of them seemed to have the opinion that street demonstrations caused trouble and disrupted daily lives.

They felt annoyed that traffic will be affected, businesses will be disrupted and whatnot. It seemed like they didn’t appreciate the trouble it would cause them for that few hours.

Don’t they realise that street demonstrations aim to do exactly that? They intentionally want to stop traffic, cause chaos to businesses and put a stop to daily operations. [Click to read the full article at The Malaysian Insider]

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Top ten reasons to oppose the Peaceful Assembly Bill


I oppose the Peaceful Assembly Bill.

Top ten reasons to oppose the Peaceful Assembly Bill
By Zan Azlee

NOV 25 — I disagree with the Peaceful Assembly Bill which is being tabled in Parliament at the moment and I know that many sane Malaysians also disagree with it. There’s been (and will be) tons of people writing and voicing their thoughts on the matter and here’s my list of top 10 reasons why I disagree with it: [Click to read the full article at The Malaysian Insider]