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RPK receives standing ovation in London

Posted by Love Perak | Sunday, May 23, 2010 | 0 comments »

oleh : anilnetto

Malaysia’s ‘fugitive’ blogger Raja Petra has received a standing ovation at a talk in London.

That’s according to a tweet by Padraig Reidy, the news editor of Index on Censorship (a British organisation promoting freedom of expression) and former deputy editor of New Humanist.

Raja Petra was scheduled to speak today at the BPP Law School lecture theatre along Red Lion Street in Holborn from 1.00pm to 3.00pm (London time). The talk on ‘Media Law and Freedom of Expression’ was organised by the Media Law Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA).

“If Malaysian authorities want him, they’ll have to go through UK courts,” Padraig tweeted today.

Raja Petra appears to have touched on the ISA and proclamations of emergency in Malaysia.

A tweet by a D Lim suggested that the popular blogger was being well protected: “wah, 2 men in black heavies escorting RPK.”

“I wonder how many JPA scholars are here to listen to RPK,” he wondered


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