Defense Cuts & the SCORPENE scandal

In conjunction with the 2nd Global Day of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS 2.0) on 17 April 2012, SUARAM and other organisations will be handing over a memorandum to the Prime Minister to demand defense cuts in the national budget and a culture of peace.

SUARAM would like to extend an invitation to the media to be present:

Date: 17 April 2012

Time: 10am

Place: Prime Minister’s Office, Putrajaya

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(Kuala Lumpur Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall) will be co-organising a forum to discuss about the importance of defense cuts and transparency in military spending.

The title of the forum is ‘’Defense Cuts & the Scorpene Scandal’.


Date: 17 April 2012

Time: 8pm

Place: Main Auditorium, Kuala Lumpur Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall

(KLSCAH), Jalan Maharajalela, Kuala Lumpur.


The panel speakers for the forum are:

  • Dr Kua Kia Soong, Director of SUARAM
  • Tony Pua, Member of Parliament
  • Dr Ronald McCoy, Malaysian Physicians for Social Responsibility
  • Representative from Transparency International Defence and Security Programme


For further inquiries, please contact Maisarah at [email protected] or 03-

77843525 / 012-2187476.