Sunday, 9 November 2008

Bersih commemorates 2007 rally with candlelight vigil - Malaysiakini

Nov 9, 08 7:46pm

Polls reform movement Bersih will be holding a candlelight vigil tonight at 9pm in Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

The venue for the vigil - held in commemoration of the Nov 10 rally which attracted about 50,000 people last year - is the MBPJ stadium opposite Amcorp Mall, Petaling Jaya.

Tonight's vigil will feature speakers from both civil society groups and political parties.

Bersih - in full the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections - calls for electoral reform as well as for the abolition of the ISA in a push for a democratic and free Malaysia.

A similar rally will also be held in Ipoh tonight to commemorate the first anniversary of the Bersih rally In Kuala Lumpur last year. Continue here

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