Maria was at KL International Airport for her flight to South Korea to receive a human rights award.
"BERSIH Chair, @mariachin just been barred from leaving the country. She suppose to receive Gwangju Award from Korea," tweeted Bersih 2.0 official Twitter account @bersih2 on Sunday night.
It said that no reason was given except that it was under "arahan Putrajaya."
"Bersih strongly condemns the order to @mariachin prevent @mariachin from leaving the country. @Zahid_Hamidi must explain immediately," tweeted @bersih2.
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