COMMENT | I feel I’ve reached that stage in life when the demise of individuals I do know has accelerated. Simply three weeks in the past, I used to be writing in regards to the passing of my buddy Saudara Zulkarnian Abdullah, a Parti Rakyat Malaysia diehard.
Shortly after that, information filtered by way of that Yuuki Setsuna had handed away on the morning of July 4.
Whereas Zul was an outdated buddy I’d recognized for 1 / 4 century, Yuuki was somebody I had by no means met, in actual life a minimum of.
Nonetheless, we spoke a couple of instances on-line, primarily about campaigning for the decriminalisation of medical marijuana, in her capability as chairperson of the Malaysian Society of Consciousness (Masa).
What she had in widespread with Zul is that each have been dedicated battlers for his or her trigger. Preventing an uphill and lonely battle for a brand new and higher Malaysia.
And you already know one thing? If we ever get there, it’s due to individuals like them.
Yuuki’s actual title was…