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Showing posts with label Human Rights. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Human Rights. Show all posts

Thursday, November 25, 2010

OKU (Orang Kurang Upaya) or Disabled Person in Malaysia.

It’s getting harder and harder to be a disabled person in Malaysia these days when employers don’t want to hire you because you are handicapped or you just can’t get out of the house because of the lack of public transport and accessibility.But not to Awang (Picture below),he is a registered disabled person in Malaysia.He registered him self at Jabatan Kebajikan (ministry of welfare) and was given a OKU card.


This afternoon I bought a few packets of dried sweet fish crackers from Awang  and when he saw with camera he ask me to photograph him.He also talk to me and say I cannot see any reason why my disability cannot do business here and I'm not a beggar .He ask me to speak to the local authority (City Council) not to chase him away for doing business at footway.


ID card from Malaysian Government  for disable person.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Malaysia Day 16 September......

Malaysia Day 16th September,2010.
This year will see the first year of another National Holiday called Malaysia Day which will be celebrated on September 16 annually.This day commemorates Sabah and Sarawak joining Peninsular Malaysia as a nation of Malaysia.
The city of Kuching will host the first state level Malaysia Day celebration at Stadium Perpaduan(Indoor Stadium) on Sept 16.



Indoor Stadium in Kuching.


Stadium Perpaduan in Petra Jaya

Themed ‘1Malaysia: Menjana Transformasi’, hundreds of participants will turn up in traditional costumes in the spirit of unity and national integration.


Politic in Sarawak.....this opposition political party having they own version of Malaysia Day ,16 sept .


Raising of Malaysia & Sarawak flag by a small group of opposition party supporters at Padang Merdeka.

Friday, April 30, 2010

Lonely Protester.



This protester is clearly passionate about his cause and I don't know if its is good for him. The only problem is, he seems to be the only one.

Picture snap yesterday evening . Anyway let's the picture tell the whole stories.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Squatters Colony.

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I have meet many people who come from a lower income background and their stories all share a common theme that they wanted to live a better life.Many former soldiers,policemen or commonly known as former servicemen are landless and living as squatters and surviving on low pensions.

Monday, February 15, 2010

A Day with Construction Workers.


This is another photo of our shopping mall building under construction in Kuching City.You can see several construction workers in the warm February sun.Many construction workers are migrant construction labour from Indonesia.They are hard working people.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Street Photo Documentary-Homeless or Street Beggar.


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I really hesitated about publishing this one.I took a photo of this homeless or street beggar while doing my street documentary photo shoot.When I walked away I started thinking about the purpose of taking such a photo.Of course one could argue that a picture of the sad sides of our world is a good thing since it highlight the fact that not all people are as fortunate to have home or someone caring for them.