Photo blog: Peaceful side of anti-Lynas protest in Penang

Rallying behind giant letters L, Y, N, A, S,

The Penang leg of solidarity gatherings for the Himpunan Hijau 2.0 rally in Kuantan was the sole event which saw disruptions, with two journalists hurt during a fracas that erupted at the rally.

Himpunan Hijau supporters began gathering at the Penang Esplanade were met by a hostile group, which includes local leaders from Umno Youth and Malay rights pressure group Perkasa, numbering about 50.

Citizen Journalist Lucia Lai who was at the scene in Penang photographed the peaceful side of the event.

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An ageless united front
Look who's talking
UMNO youths clad in their UMNO 1Malaysia t-shirt
Rain or shine, Penangites stand firm on solid ground
Parents fight tooth and nail for the future of their babies
Penang executive councillor and Tanjung MP Chow Kon Yeow holler againt Lynas
Penang's CM, Lim Guan Eng backs the Anti Lynas rally
Unmasking the truth
A peaceful protest
A sea of spectators and supporters
The CM on the ground with the people
Serious documentation of an important historical event
Organisers get supporters to sing the Anti Lynas song & National anthem Negaraku
Young lady with cheeks smiling NO Lynas
It doesn't get clearer than this
Angry Bird support
Police protection of public peace?
The last of the supporters
Rubbish collectors to clear up the left overs of the rally