40,000 for Bersih, 4,000 for red-shirts

Modified 20 Nov 2016, 3:54 am

As the curtain fell on the Bersih 5 and red-shirts' rallies, both sides attempted to paint a positive picture of their respective achievements.

But if the turnouts were to be a litmus test, Bersih 5 fell short of its reputation to mobilise massive numbers while the red-shirts turnout was only a fraction of its previous venture.

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