Photoblog: As Pengerang struggles for survival

Posted on 2 October 2012 by M

An estimated crowd of 8,000 people attended the solidarity attendees decked in green, gathered at four Bay lobster Square to hold a peaceful assembly last Sunday.

Braving the searing heat and undeterred by several rounds of harassment, thousands have descended on the small coastal town of Pengerang today to protest against the Petronas Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (Rapid) project.

Organisers estimated the turnout today at 8,000, while both the media and the police were more conservative with an estimates of 3,000.

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Fighting for a cause need not be stressful.

Building camaraderie is part of it.

Flag-flying folk appear on the scene.

Manning the traffic or close scrutiny?

In true spirit of patriotism.

After thousand years we are still a fishing village.

Stop Lynas, cyanide and petrochemical plants.

A government bribed is an environment tarnished.

Many made their feeling heard at the rally.

Malaysia is not waste disposal.

Speaking up for Pengerang.

A massive crown of estimated 8000.

Streaming in to save Pengerang.

Fighting a worthy cause.

No without the "Jalur Gemilang".

Or the country's watchdogs.

 

I love Pengerang... rang loud and clear.

As the people of Malaysia united for a safer future.

 

Pengerang