US trade reps at the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations in Dallas were left red-faced on Friday, when activists gatecrashed a welcome gala and presented the US Trade Rep with a fake award for bulldozing through the Big Business/MNC agenda. (Malaysia...
Malaysians around the world held Bersih gatherings on 28 April in an amazing display of solidarity with those at home.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whTVmndRmUg?rel=0&w=475&h=352]
Coverage of the Bersih 3.0 gatherings in Malaysia and around the world calling for clean and fair elections.Bersih 3.0 gatherings
How are you observing Bersih 3.0 this Saturday? It is hard to keep track of the number of cities around the world where Bersih solidarity gatherings are being held.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gtm6WTzbCkI?rel=0&w=475&h=271]It is encouraging to see young people speaking...
Aliran held a press conference this morning to announce that a Bersih 3.0 solidarity gathering will be held at Speakers' Square this Saturday for those who can't make it to KL.See the full statement on the Aliran website....
An impending Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement has sparked a global campaign amidst concern that it will lead to promote greater internet censorship, especially by large corporations.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=citzRjwk-sQ?rel=0]Acta aims to enforce copyright and crack down on counterfeited goods. But according...
Wearing an 'Occupy with Aloha' T-shirt, Hawaiian recording artist Makana crooned protest songs for 45 minutes during a top-security Apec dinner for world leaders in Honolulu.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-M07v8N_eU?rel=0&w=470&h=269]Outside, some 400 protesters and Hawaiian activists marched towards the venue...
An 'Occupy Penang' gathering at Speakers' Square in the Esplanade yesterday drew a couple dozen mostly young people.At the 'general assembly', each person took turns to talk about the problems they face everyday including issues related to...
A 'Bersihkan Malaysia' group participated in a rally on Friday in Perth in conjunction with the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in the Western Australian city.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-zaZuz4kgo?rel=0]The demonstration in support of electoral reforms in Malaysia took place...
The Occupy movement has seen similar gatherings sprouting across South East Asia, including almost weekly Occupy Dataran gatherings - and now an event in Penang.The Global Voices Online website provides a useful glimpse of what's been happening in...

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