MIB (Malaysians in black): They later scrawled the word “Perak” below the “Bubar Dun!!” just in case anyone had any doubts about what they were referring to. Photo courtesy of Lucia Lai. More pictures and report on her blog here.
2219: The atmosphere is pleasant and and the group of black-shirted patrons are chatting and enjoying their drinks and the camaraderie, reports a contact at the scene. Every now and then, they simultaneously raise A4 sheets of paper on which is printed “Bubar Dun Perak!”
The manager looks a little nervous while the other patrons seem a bit taken aback, but otherwise, all is peaceful. The wireless Internet service is still down.
The plainclothes police, to their credit, continue to remain at a polite distance away.
2201: Apparently, the wireless internet service at the kopi tiam has disappeared mysteriously; so that’s thrown a spanner into Dalbinder’s live coverage!
2147: They are carrying sheets of paper calling for the dissolution of the Perak State Assembly. Dalbinder has now turned up and is providing live coverage. Over to him here.
2130: More than two dozen people in black attire have now converged at a kopi tiam in Bayan Baru much to the surprise of the owners and other patrons.
They are sipping drinks outside while, at a courteous distance away, a few people who appear to be plainclothes police are keeping an eye.