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Saturday, October 18, 2008

21st Anniversary Operasi Lalang: Mass arrest under ISA


Tomorrow, 19th October, is the 21st Anniversary of Operation Lalang (Operasi Lalang or Ops Lalang) during which 106 persons were arrested under the Internal Security Act (ISA) and the publishing licenses of two dailies, The Star and the Sin Chew Jit Poh and two weeklies, The Sunday Star and Watan, were revoked. To commemorate that infamous even, a black mark in Malaysia's history, GMI (Gerakan Mansuhkan ISA) and AI (Amnestry International) is organizing this event:

21st Anniversary Operasi Lalang
A Shameful History of the
I Simply Arrest (ISA)

Venue: Open Space at Prangin Mall (Beside/Outside Starbucks)
Date: 19 Oct 2008
Time: 12noon - 10pm
Organiser: GMI Penang and AI

NOTE: Prangin Mall is also know as Perangin Mall

Exhibition: Know More About Operasi Lalang
Video Screening: Know More About ISA
Band Performance: 12noon - 1pm / 3pm - 4pm / 5.30pm - 6.30pm

Special Guest!!!!!

Operasi Lalang was carried out by Mahathir's Barisan Nasional Government on October 27, 1987 by the Malaysian Police to crack down on opposition leaders and social activists. The Operasi Lalang saw the infamous arrest of 106 persons under Internal Security Act (ISA).

Location Map: Prangin Mall (click map to enlarge):

location Prangin Mall @ Perangin Mall, Jalan Lim Chwee Leong, Penang

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM )
Penang Branch
63B-01-07, University Heights,
Jalan Sungai Dua,
11700 Penang.
Tel / Fax: 04-6582285
E-mail: suarampg@gmail. com
http://suarampg. blogspot. com/

1 comment:

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