“Who made the deal and why?” one man demanded to know.
“I don’t know,” Fuziah replied, adding that she had heard the Australian company was being backed by global financial powerhouse, HSBC, which has fostered a reputation for being environment-friendly.
The distress from the Kuantan residents was palpable, from the murmurs and buzz filling the room as Fuziah showed them slides of babies born with birth defects while telling them about the last time Malaysia allowed a rare earths refinery to be set up in Bukit Merah, Perak.
“What can we do to help?” asked another member from the floor.
“My strategy now is only one: To stop Lynas,” Fuziah replied, earning thunderous applause from the floor.[ lagi ]
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