M'sians protest in London over late arrival of ballot papers

Lee Long Hui

Modified 8 May 2018, 12:12 am

GE14 | Some 30 overseas Malaysians staged a protest against the Election Commission in London yesterday over the late arrival of ballot papers for the 14th general election.

The protest, organised by Bersih UK, took place in front of the Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board office near Trafalgar Square at noon, local time. However, the tourism office was closed as it was a bank holiday in the UK.

Most of the protesters were dressed in Bersih’s trademark yellow, and repeatedly chanted “EC, where are our postal votes?”, “EC sabotages postal votes,” and “We want a clean and free election.”

Some held placards bearing the words “Where is our ballot paper?”, “EC is a liar,” while other signs bore cartoons by Zunar...

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