Saturday, August 4, 2012

The struggle for democracy and environment in Malaysia

Former political prisoner speaks out

Choo Chon Kai is a Leader of the Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) and editor of its Chinese language newspaper.

He was detained under Emergency Ordinance (EO) together with five other PSM members for 27 days in 2011 prior to Bersih 2.0 rally.

Coordinator for the human rights organisation Suaram from 2002 as 2007 and also campaigned for the repeal of Malaysia’s repressive Internal Security Act.

Choo Chon Kai will also be speaking on the campaign to stop Lynas Corporation from processing Rare Earth Concentrate in Malaysia from its Mt Weld mine in Western Australia.

This is your chance to hear first hand about the struggle for democracy and the largest environmental campaign in Malaysia’s history

6:30pm Tuesday 7 August,

Venue: Hilton Community Centre: 34 Paget St, Hilton.

Contact: Marcus Atkinson 0400 505 765 or Sam Wainwright 0412 751 508

Sponsored by: Bersihkan Malaysia Perth, Stop Lynas, Anti-Nuclear Alliance of WA, Socialist Alliance.