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MPs: Is fencing off Padang Merbok a knee-jerk reaction to lawyers' march?
Published:  Aug 6, 2022 4:19 AM
Updated: 4:40 AM

The erection of an anti-climb metal fence surrounding Padang Merbok recently has prompted opposition lawmakers to ask if this was the government’s knee-jerk reaction to the Malaysian Bar’s Walk for Judicial Independence in June.

At a press conference held at Padang Merbok, DAP’s Segambut MP Hannah Yeoh (above, right) and PKR’s Lembah Pantai MP Fahmi Fadzil (above, left) both said the five-foot metal fence with three entrances strike them as a permanent structure. 

Yeoh, who was tipped by...

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