MPs face off riot police at march on Parliament

Afif Abd Halim Hasnoor Hussain

OPPOSITION MPs attempting to march on Parliament today to protest the cancellation of a sitting were met by riot police and threatened with arrest, in Kuala Lumpur.

Following fiery speeches from the opposition leadership at Dataran Merdeka, the assembly of MPs, singing and chanting, set off for Parliament House,

However, en route to the building, they ran into a wall of officers from the Federal Reserve Unit, which is usually deployed for riot control.

The lawmakers ended their protest after opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim declared that the “107 MPs” present “have made their point”. – August 2, 2021.

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