Power-Structure of Oppression II: La Police

That most familiar motif of power and oppression of la police –a heavy-set police officer in anti-riot gear and wielding a stick– was out in force on the streets of Kuala Lumpur a week ago, at the Bersih Walk-for-Democracy rally.

[Except they’re called yang polis there]

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