Bersih: Cops can reset 'iron-fisted' past with anti-kleptocracy rally
The anti-kleptocracy rally organised by Pakatan Harapan is an opportunity for new inspector-general of police Mohamad Fuzi Harun to move away from the "iron-fisted" approach of his predecessor when it comes to rallies, said Bersih.
As such, the Bersih steering committee said Fuzi should allow the rally to proceed at Padang Timur in Petaling Jaya as planned.
"Fuzi is in prime position to mark a shift in the Royal Malaysian Police's approach toward public gatherings and rallies, compared to his iron-fisted predecessor's approach of outlawing rallies in the past," it said in a statement today.
Fuzi had earlier today urged rally organisers to move the gathering to Kelana Jaya Stadium, claiming that holding the gathering at Padang Timur will cause traffic congestion...