Sunday, January 27, 2008

Blogger arrested for protesting against inflation

Blogger Amin Iskandar - Blackinkorea was among 56 people arrested by police for taking part in a peaceful gathering termed 'illegal assembly' by the authorities near KLCC yesterday.

According to sources, Black is to be remanded for a week.

Some 300 people (compared to 1,300 police personnel) gathered near Suria KLCC to protest rising prices. They were arrested by the police for 'defying' a court order. Police obtained the court order barring the gathering and empowering police to arrest those who participated in the gathering.

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