Saturday, May 12, 2007

Commemorating 13th May 2007

1. It was Mother's Day last March 18th in the UK, but this particular British colonial tends to rather follow the Yanks. So, celebrate Mother's Day with balloons and records...

The Largest Heart Shape Made of Balloons

...at Ipoh Parade...





The Male Chauvinist Pigs of the Year Award



2. For almost 40 years we've been deceived that the 13th of May tragedy was caused by 'Chinese Chauvinist Pigs a.k.a. DAP'. Now, here's a chance for you to know the real story behind it:

Suaram cordially invites you to
Commemoration of May 13 Tragedy and 50:44 Anniversary of Merdeka
Book Launch

May 13 - Declassified Documents on the Malaysian Riots of 1969
by Dr. Kua Kia Soong, director of Suaram
"The first credible account of the May 13, 1969 racial riots in Malaysia based on documents recently declassified at the Public Records Office in London"
&
Public Forum
Revisiting May 13 Tragedy: Race Relations and National Unity After Independence
Speakers:
Dr. Syed Husin Ali, Dr. S Nagarajan, Dr. Kua Kia Soong
Moderator:
Elizabeth Wong
Date: 13 May 2007, Sunday
Time: 10.00am – 1.00pm
Place: Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall, Kuala Lumpur
Free admission to the book launch and the public forum. The public forum will be conducted in Bahasa Malaysia and English. For more information, please kindly contact Suaram, Ms. Enalini Dewi Ellumalai at telephone: +60 3 77843525 or email: suaram@suaram.net or visit our website at http://www.suaram.net.

I'm so gonna get that book on Monday.

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