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My ‘yellow’ tale

I was full of enthusiasm for my first Bersih rally. It really felt good that I could add to the numbers. All week, I was hoping that Bersih 3.0 would exceed the previous Bersihs.

‘I felt tears coming down’

FMT LETTER: From Lance Theseira, via e-mail This poem is dedicated to all Malaysians. I felt tears coming down, When the gas canisters were in the air. The...

Archived: Bersih through an 18-year-old’s eyes

An A-levels student details his experiences and the lessons learnt during the April 28 Bersih 3.0 rally.

The face of change

Over the years, I have watched, I have observed, I have read and I have concluded certain things are not right in this beloved land of my birth.

Archived: Induction into Bersih

By My Cron I arrived in Kuala Lumpur in the early morning of April 28 after a strenuous bus journey that took almost seven hours....

Archived: An exhilarating experience – being tear gassed

By LK After reading so many touching My Bersih 2.0 stories last July, most of which moved me to tears, I decided that I would...

Archived: Forced to run from hotel to Dataran ‘detention’

by Hee Jenn Wei On the night of April 27, I left for Dataran Merdeka after work to stay at Citin Hotel Masjid Jamek, where...

Archived: Lost the battle, but not the war

by Daisy Lee It was my first Bersih rally after hearing all the happenings at Bersih 2.0 last year. I regretted not going for the...

Archived: Why? Why? Why?

By Ang Poi Lim It was about 7am when I reached Kelana Jaya LRT station. For a Saturday morning, the station was busier than usual....

Archived: I was a reluctant participant

By Tok How ONG I was a reluctant participant in the Bersioh 3.0. I arrived from Singapore by bus. Took the KTM Komuter  service to...

Stalls and fastfood outlets do roaring business

By TK Walter, a Bersih participant It seemed too easy and unreal as we encountered no police road blocks whatsoever as my brother-in-law and i...

Archived: Watching helplessly as citizens get abused

by A Hindraf supporter This is not my first rally, and I doubt it will be my last. I paid an early visit to Dataran...

Archived: Bright and yellow dawn, dark and stormy dusk

By WPY I witnessed injustices on Saturday and I didn’t do anything about them. I was too afraid to capture on video the incidents that...

Archived: Really an awe-inspiring moment

by Raymond Lim The day was Saturday, April 28, and it is the day I had been waiting for, to be counted in as an...

Rally never meant to be glamorous parade

By Kok Yee It was around 8pm on a Friday night as Julian and I sat down for dinner at a roadside stall in the...

Archived: An eye-opener for me

By Wai Keat I was so glad that I’ve made the decision to join Bersih 3.0 on Apri 28. At first I was worried that...

Archived: My eyes burnt, my skin burnt, my throat burnt

By Adam Tan, a Bersih 3.0 participants Before telling my story, I would first like to clarify where I stand. I stand as a Malaysian,...

Archived: KL turned into a war zone

By Fuzeani Fauzi, a local journalist In the shadows cast by a building in the city centre on the Saturday afternoon of the Bersih 3.0...

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