Sunday, 9 May 2010

3rd Press Statement: Forum on "Consitutional Crisis in Malaysia" Panelists: Zaid, Nizar and Yeo


Forum on "Constitutional Crisis in Malaysia
- Why 2 Menteri Besars in Perak"


Panelists: Zaid, Nizar and Yeo


(The 3rd Media Statement dated 9th May 2010)

The forum on "Constitutional Crisis in Malaysia - Why 2 Menteri Besars in Perak" will be held as scheduled. Details of the forum are as follows:

Date: 15 May 2010 (Saturday)
Time: 8:30pm
Venue: Tropical Inn JB, Jalan Gereja, 80100 JB
Admission: Free

The event is jointly organized by Suaram JB and Semparuthi.

We are pleased to announce that Datuk Seri Nizar, Datuk Zaid and Mr Yeo Yang Poh will be the panelists in the forum. The forum will be conducted in Bahasa Melayu and English (according to the preference of panelists), while Mandarin summary will be provided.

The former Menteri Besar of Perak Datuk Seri Nizar was one of the most important figures in the constitutional crisis. He will share with us his personal experience in the crisis. He will talk on Krisis Perlembagaan Negeri Perak.

Datuk Zaid was a Minister in Prime Minister’s Department. He resigned from the Cabinet in protest against the use of the draconian ISA against dissidents. He is one of the well-respected leaders who denounced the UMNO's racist policy. His speech is entitled Quest for Justice.

Mr Yeo is a senior lawyer who has been active in the Malaysian Bar Council for many years. He is well respected for his unrelenting effort in promoting democracy and human rights. He will deliver a talk on Crisis or Prognosis.

The forum will be open to the public. A compilation of their speeches as well as articles from other sources will be made available at the Forum.

Attendants are advised to bring extra clothing to keep themselves warm as the hall is air-conditioned. We welcome all who are concerned with democracy in Malaysia.

Pls contact Ms Fang Pei Fen at 016-7782707 for further information.

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