Petition update

Penang Tolak Tambak goes to Parliament, 11 July 2019

Salma Khoo
George Town, 07, Malaysia

Jul 14, 2019 — 

On 11 July, about 400 people attended Penang Tolak Tambak's protest in Parliament. It is the first time in history that Malaysian fishermen -- 120 from Penang and 80 from Perak -- marched to Parliament. The Sungai Tiram mosque sent 1 bus in solidarity with the nelayan (fishermen) and 1 bus of people, mostly NGOs from Penang and Taiping, joined the march.
Here is the news coverage:

The Straits Times (Singapore)
Hundreds of Malaysian fishermen protest over huge Penang reclamation plan

The Malaysian Insight [above video]
Fishermen opposed to Penang reclamation march to Parliament

The Star, Malaysia [video]
Dr M: Govt to look into fishermen's grouses over Penang reclamation project (video)

Malay Mail
Scores of fishermen protest Penang artificial islands project outside Parliament

‘Don’t pour sand into our rice bowl’ - fisherfolk march to Parliament

New Straits Times, Malaysia
PM: Govt to look into fishermen's concerns on PSR project

The Edge, Malaysia
Govt to look into claims on PSR project — Mahathir

Free Malaysia Today
Hundreds protest outside Parliament against Penang reclamation project

Astro Awani
Tambak laut Pulau Pinang: PM kaji bantahan nelayan

Sinar Harian
Projek tambak laut: PM kaji bantahan nelayan

Utusan Malaysia
Protes nelayan : Kerajaan akan ambil tindakan

Harakah Daily
Suara rakyat bantah projek PSR bergema di Parlimen

Utusan Malaysia
Laungan 'Penang Tolak Tambak' gegar Parlimen

Periuk berpasir, ikan masin diarak ke parlimen
It’s not about ‘compensation’: Creative, colourful fishermen’s protest has changed the dynamics
250 fishermen march to Parliament in ‘PenangTolakTambak!’ protest

Fishermen’s march: Something deeper, more corrosive lurks out there

China Press
[200 fishermen march to Parliament urging government to cancel PSR]

Sin Chew
[Protest against the Penang South Reclamation and 200 fishermen's parliamentary march]

Kwong Wah 
I believe that Tun Mahathir does not agree with Penang South Reclamation. The artificial islands only benefit foreigners.

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