Face Off (1998-99)



The sacking of Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim in September 1998 made headlines around the world His arrest and trial were equally controversial These events also led to the rise of a Reformasi reform movement that saw thousands of citizens take to the streets of Kuala Lumpur demanding change, something unprecedented in the modern history of Malaysia.Sabri Zain s Face Off A Malaysian Reformasi diary 1998 99chronicles the sweeping political and social events that rocked Malaysia in those tumultuous days Consisting of writings over the Internet in the year following the sacking, this is Sabri s eyewitness account of the winds of social and political change that swept Malaysia in its wake the street demonstrations that were brutally put down by the authorities, the twists and turns of the Anwar trial and the euphoric pro reform rallies by tens of thousands of people all across the country Face Off captures, in words, the spirit, moods, colour, excitement and hopes of ordinary Malaysians caught in the wave of Reformasi demanding true democracy, freedom and change As the author poignantly puts it, the book is dedicated to the OKTs Orang Kena Tuduh detainees who were beaten and arrested during the demonstrations.For English speaking readers, Sabri Zain was the journalist who constantly stood out among the numerous writers who covered the event on the Internet His observations were keenly noted his sense of fair play highly vaulted and his playful satire much appreciated. Free Read [ Face Off (1998-99) ] By [ Sabri Zain ] – tiffanydaniels.co.ukFace Off (1998-99)

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  • Paperback
  • 198 pages
  • Face Off (1998-99)
  • Sabri Zain
  • English
  • 04 August 2018
  • 9810429592

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    Reformasi is argued to be the turning point and political awakening of Malaysia s contemporary history The set up is simple, then Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim is disgracefully sacked from his post by then Prime Minister Tun Mahathir Very soon after, the police hauled Anwar I into jail, and the political maverick is charged with sodomy From here on out, everything can be said to be a political theatre , or what we Malaysians term with cynicism, wayang.This is the premise Face Off star Reformasi is argued to be the turning point and political awakening of Malaysia s contemporary history The set up is simple, then Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim is dis...

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