On the Scene Footage: Protests in Malaysia

July 11, 2011

A reported 1,600 protesters were arrested over the weekend by riot police in the crackdown of an electoral reform protest in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia. A number of videos were posted of the protest, which depict events from the street and from the buildings above.

The clip below is said to show tear gas being used in to control protesters rushing forward:

The collection of videos from CitizenTube provides a broader perspective on the size and scope of the weekend protest.

(Use the arrows to navigate between videos or watch them all here.)