Dr. Kua is however, more well-known for his account of the May 13 1969 incident.
Read more about him in an interview with The Nutgraph.
SUARAM is in the midst of a campaign to raise funds to pay legal fees of French lawyers handling the case. For an update on the latest development on the SCORPENE case, view the video clip below.
Summary of the video clip from Malaysiakini.com
The French court is expected to hear the case involving alleged kickbacks in the French-Malaysian submarine deal soon, said the complainant for the case and human rights watchdog SUARAM According to SUARAM director Cynthia Gabriel, French prosecutors have concluded the initial investigations and an application for an open trial was made in late March. "Our lawyers have advised us that it could take anything from the next few weeks or the next couple of months until a judge is appointed (for the open trial)," she told reporters today. Gabriel added that the delay involves bureaucratic requirements, and because the matter is politically sensitive in view of France holding its general election soon.
Full story here.