comment The faces in the crowd were Malaysian, the panel of speakers also comprised Malaysian. But such an assembly of people discussing intolerant views in a public institution, would not have happened in present-day Malaysia.
This was in the United Kingdom where freedom of expression is upheld. Anwar Ibrahim’s whirlwind tour of London continued. Day 2 was a three- hour session at the Hogg Lecture Theatre, University of Westminster on March 19.
Last Thursday’s session was a walkover. He came, they heard, he conquered.