Coalition Against Toll to organise a mass protest public rally against toll at Bukit Jalil  Stadium on Feb. 26

Media  Conference Statement
by Lim Kit Siang  

(Petaling Jaya, Monday): The second nation-wide toll plazas protest went off successfully yesterday, with more Malaysians participating in the nation-wide protest than the previous Sunday.

I want in particular to  commend the thousands of people from all races, religions and political affiliations who took part in the protests against unfair highway privatisation and unfair highway tolls for conducting themselves in a peaceful, orderly and disciplined manner for Malaysians must demonstrate to the nation and the world that they could stand up for their democratic rights to protest against injustices but fully mindful of the need to help maintain peace and order.

I urge the Cabinet on Wednesday to heed the clear message sent out  by thousands of Malaysians in the two nation-wide toll plazas protest in the last two Sundays and  to take four important  decisions:

The Coalition Against Toll will  continue with its nation-wide toll plazas protest next Sunday unless the earlier decision to hold weekly nation-wide toll plazas protests every Sunday is revoked.  The Coalition Against Toll is also organising a mass public rally at Bukit Jalil Stadium on February 26.

At its third meeting in Petaling Jaya tomorrow, the Coalition Against Toll will review the two nation-wide toll plazas protests and decide on the future course of action.


*Lim Kit Siang - Malaysian Parliamentary Opposition Leader, Democratic Action Party Secretary-General & Member of Parliament for Tanjong