Edmund Bob, the chairman of Bar Council Human Rights Committee said to screenshots: "On a day where everyone ought to celebrate human rights, it is also an important time to take stock of the repression of rights in this country, particularly the regulation of free speech and expression by way of licensing requirements,"
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What is going to happen at Central Market? which includes a lip-reading session of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, stage performances by the Orang Asli and others, and a colouring competition for children.
UN Human Rights Day Festivities Central market, Kuala Lumpur=
(Copied from screenshots)
0900 Welcome speech Welcome speech (Ambiga Sreenevasan, President, Bar Council)
0910 “Speechless”: Lip-reading of the UDHR (led by Wong Nyok Mei)
0925 Breakfast and prize-giving ceremony for essay competition 2006 winners (BM and English)
0935 Poetry Reading (Noreen Ariff)
0945 Conversations: “When Faith Meets Law” (multi-religious forum)
- Hj Mohd Yusop B. Hj Husin, Timbalan Pengarah, Jabatan Agama Islam Perak
- Bishop Paul Tan, Christian Federation Malaysia
- Datuk A. Vaithilingam, Hindu Sangam
- Sarath Surendre, Buddhist Missionary Society Malaysia
- Hargopal Gill Sikh, (Sikh)
- Ng Chek, Federation of Taoist Associations Malaysia
(colouring session for children commences)
1100 Cultural performance by the Orang Asli (Pusat Kebudayaan SPNS)
1115 “I wish that ……” session (led by Fadiah Nadwa Fikri)
1130 Stage performances by various artists/activists
# Fahri Azzat & His Soul Brotha (1135 – 1150)
# The Wave (1155 – 1210)
# Lai Chee Hoe (1215 – 1230)
# Cassarrah feat. Amer (1235 – 1250)
# Dr Wan Zawawi (1255 – 1310)
# Couple (1315 – 1330)
# KL Legal Aid Centre (1335 – 1350)
# Tina and Dipendra (1355 – 1410)
1415 Closing speech
Report on human rights in Malaysia.