Most people know about the former Bar Council president – who has inspired and infuriated Malaysians in equal measure – is what they hear from the media.
Despite the wall-to-wall media coverage, many Malaysians still have endless questions for Ambiga and about Ambiga. Is she anti-government? Why is she so adamant on organising street protests? Doesn’t the incessant pressure on her wear her down? Does she feel persecuted in her own home?
Well, for all those of you who have a question for Ambiga, now is the time to ask it. Yahoo! Malaysia will be hosting the controversial civil rights leader on its Question Time online chat session at 3pm on Thursday, June 14th.
The concept of Question Time is simple. You, dear reader, ask the questions. We at Yahoo! Malaysia merely play the role of facilitator and moderator, ensuring that the session moves along at a brisk pace and that the questions asked are polite, on-point and brisk.
The result? An honest, direct discussion between Malaysians and one of the year’s most prominent Malaysian newsmakers. No spin, no slant.
In an SMS to Yahoo! Malaysia Ambiga said she is really looking forward to the chat session on Thursday.
“I’m taking part in this event so that the public can have direct access to me with their questions.
“I hope to be able to reach out to as many people as possible and, in particular, to respond as best I can to issues that are troubling them,” said Ambiga.
So how do you join and take part in the discussion? Simple. Go to http://my.news.yahoo.com at 3pm on Thursday and you’ll see the chat screen live on the page. No login or registration is needed. Type in your question and it joins the queue.
Those who’d like to send in their questions early can do so by sending us a message on our Facebook page. We will compile and ask those questions during the chat session, if we are able to.
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