BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  The Bigger Picture  >  Live & Learn  >  #LawanIntimidasi - Stop Investigating & Charging Protestors

#LawanIntimidasi - Stop Investigating & Charging Protestors

Wathshlah Naidu, Executive Director, Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ)

02-Aug-21 14:00

#LawanIntimidasi - Stop Investigating & Charging Protestors

Last Saturday, the 31st of July, saw more than 1000 young Malaysians take to the streets to voice their frustration against the current Perikatan Nasional administration. Protestors demanded for the Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin to resign, for parliament to be allowed to reconvene properly and for full moratoriums for all Malaysians during these trying times of the COVID-19 pandemic. Following the protest, the police announced that they will be calling up and investigating both organisers and participants of the LAWAN protest. But is that fair? Wathshlah Naidu, Executive Director of CIJ, joins us to share her observations and thoughts about the protest, as well as the investigations that are currently taking place.

 

Image source: EPA-EFE

Produced by: Dashran Yohan

Presented by: Dashran Yohan


Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Tags:  The Bigger PictureLive & Learn#LAWANprotestprotestorsdissentGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingOther personality interviewsPolitics, News, Current AffairsPoliticsSocial Issueslaw & legal mattersEducation


Life
Dan Lain-Lain

Share this podcast




Play / Pause

Listen now :

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

8:05 AM

The Breakfast Grille

9:35 AM

BBC World Service

10:05 AM

Open For Business

11:05 AM

Resource Centre

12:00 PM

Enterprise Biz Bytes

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

2:05 PM

Live & Learn

3:05 PM

Today I Learned

4:05 PM

Health & Living

5:05 PM

The Evening Edition

5:35 PM

Today On Twitter

6:05 PM

Inside Story

7:05 PM

The Evening Edition

7:35 PM

Popcorn Culture - Review

Nightmare Alley

8:05 PM

By The Book

9:00 PM

Bar None