Tian Chua: Deprived of Office, Still An Activist

MALAYSIA BAHARU

Tian Chua: Deprived of Office, Still An Activist

Former lawmaker Tian Chua who was controversially barred from contesting GE14 says he is now focused on strengthening the party and to remain critical towards the new leadership walking the corridors of power, regardless of its political stripe.

As an activist since his university days, Tian Chua has had many brushes with the law. A more recent one led him to be disqualified from defending the Batu parliamentary seat in the 14th General Election. I still hold on to the spirit of being a reformist. This was the ‘locomotive’ that moved the nation to where it is today But none of his legal tussles were as poignant than the Reformasi demonstration on April 14, 1999. The Parti Keadilan...

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