JULY 14 simultaneous STOP LYNAS rallies in Malaysia & Australia

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Malaysia Chronicle

Friday, 06 July 2012 17:21

JULY 14 simultaneous STOP LYNAS rallies in Malaysia & Australia

Written by  Maria Begum, Malaysia Chronicle

Activists campaigning to stop Australian rare earth refiner Lynas from setting up a plant in Malaysia will hold simultaneous rallies in the two countries on July 14 to “Save Malaysia, Stop Lynas”.

The movement calling itself the same name – Save Malaysia, Stop Lunas or SMSL – is sparing no effort in drumming in the message to Prime Minister Najib Razak that the Lynas plant will cost him votes if he insists on pushing through the plant.

According to SMSL chairman Tan Bun Tee, the July 14 rally will include a special feature, where the attendees will be asked to cast a vote – for or against the Lynas plant –  which has been sited in Gebeng, Pahang.

“We are holding a nationwide ‘Call to Action’ rally. We will vote for a cleaner and safer future. Now we are telling people the votes in your hands are so important. It can help determine whether Lynas goes on,” Tan was reported as saying on Friday.

Will vote for any party who stops Lynas including BN

Although, Tan added that the mock vote on July 14 was not meant to threaten or pressure any political party, he made it clear that, “We will vote for any party that will stop Lynas”.

JULY 14 simultaneous STOP LYNAS rallies in Malaysia & Australia

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    • Saturday
    • 5:00pm until 8:00pm
  • SMSL is organizing a simultaneous action of protest against Lynas on the 14th July ( 714) 2012.We encourage you to cast your votes to stop Lynas and at the same time, to vote for a cleaner and safer future!Lynas has almost got their permit to begin production, so  invite all your PERAKIAN  friends to this event. Malaysia needs us now!

    Lynas is a huge factory that will produce Rare Earth, and in the process, it will cause pollution. Rare Earth produced at Kampung Bukit Merah around 30 years ago led to untold suffering! If Lynas is allowed to start work, who knows who the next victims are.

    Please wear green in  support.

    拯救大马委员会将于七月十四日举办一项全国同步抗议莱纳斯活动。
    当天将同时进行模拟投票表态是否支持莱纳斯稀土厂,让我们利用手中的一票,终止莱纳斯!

    请邀请您朋友进入此活动,马来西亚需要大家挺身而出!

    莱纳斯稀土厂是一间非常庞大的稀土提炼厂,在提炼过程当中将会造成污染。大约30年前,稀土提炼设立在红泥山新村,导致当地11人受害,如果莱纳斯稀土厂开始运作,谁会是下一个受害者?

    请穿青色衣裳出席支持。

    Date and Time : 14th July 2012, 5pm to 7pm.
    Venue : Taman Rekreasi Sultan Abdul Aziz (Polo Ground).
    Attire : Green Shirt.

    时间 :2012年7月14日,下午5点钟开始。
    地点 :打扪路马球场 (polo ground)。
    衣著 :綠色。

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1 Response to JULY 14 simultaneous STOP LYNAS rallies in Malaysia & Australia

  1. Pingback: Just when you thought that the Lynas plant in Pahang was safe, there will be 2 inquiries… | weehingthong

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