Some rights reserved. By Mohd Hafiz Noor Shams

The flags of tyranny shamelessly flew over the MERDEKA Square.

MERDEKA means independence.

Read Kuala Lumpur for a Free Tibet for the background story.

17 Responses to “[1626] Of flags as red as the blood on their hands”

  1. on 27 Apr 2008 at 23:42 'Abidin

    I must disagree. Post-colonial history suggests that it is better for constitutions and democratic institutions to enjoy popular support before transfers of power are executed – otherwise there is little guarantee of protection for dissent afterwards. Future generations may once again have to dream of “an opportunity”; libertarians don’t generally allow one-off contracts to slavery either to themselves or their descendants.

    Not all forms of government are equal and it’s perfectly moral for us to support certain movements within a foreign polity over others – in the same way we support certain American presidential candidates or British party leaders. I am looking for a Tibetan party-in-embryo to support.

  2. […] police made threats and frankly, I did feel scare (but definitely not as bad as the one at Dataran Merdeka a couple of months back) but I realized in the end, neither sides were prepared to escalate the […]

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