Bersih 4 organisers and participants were observed to have fulfilled their pledge to the authorities when they ended the two-day long rally at midnight.

The large crowd at Dataran Merdeka dispersed after intensely singing the national anthem 'Negaraku' and chanted "Merdeka!" repeatedly.

Security forces had the crowd under control as they made their way out of the premises.

After 34 hours of gathering and rallying, Bersih 4, which had been deemed illegal by police, has officially ended with no major incidents.

However, a media conference by rally organisers, Bersih 2.0, is expected to take place in Kuala Lumpur tomorrow afternoon.

READ: Four things you need to know about Bersih 4

PHOTOS: The rally continues

DAY 2 - SUNDAY (AUGUST 30, 2015)

12.12AM - Dataran Merdeka

The Bersih 4 rally has officially ended as the crowd began to disperse.

11.21PM - Dataran Merdeka

The sound of an explosion was heard coming from the direction of Kuala Lumpur City Hall on Jalan Raja Laut.

11.18PM - Dataran Merdeka

Maria Chin is seen meeting with several police officers.

10.57PM - Dataran Merdeka

Reporter Hilal Azmi records a video showing the current atmosphere at the premises as both participants and media personnel wait for the rally to conclude.

9.16PM - Dataran Merdeka

Reporter Hilal Azmi records a short video, capturing the atmosphere at around Dataran Merdeka right now.

9PM - Dataran Mereka

Police tighten security at Dataran Merdeka as Bersih 4 rally organisers and protesters are expected to continue with more programmes through out the night.

7.44PM - Dataran Merdeka

More police personnel being deployed to Dataran Merdeka, as compared to the number of police present earlier in the evening.

7.30PM - KLANG

A non-governmental organisation has lodged a police report against Tun Mahathir for attending the Bersih 4 rally at the Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur yesterday.

The report was made by the Non-Pensionable Army Veterans Association of Selangor at the South Klang district police headquarters here.


UMNO vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein said today former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad had "crossed the line" with his presence yesterday at the Bersih 4 rally in Kuala Lumpur.

6PM - Jalan Tun Perak

After a heavy downpour at around 3.35pm, the Bersih 4 rally continues at the area around Dataran Merdeka. However, organisers continue to remind protesters to avoid using vuvuzelas and to keep the streets clean.

5.20PM - Central Market

Tun Dr Mahathir and wife, Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali this afternoon spent some time walking about near Central Market to observe the ongoing Bersih 4 rally.

This is the second day that the couple decided to take a stroll in the nation’s capital in light of the rally.

Tun Mahathir
Tun Mahathir springs another surprise on Bersih 4 when he joined the participants at Central Market. -Astro AWANI/Shahir Omar

5PM - Central Market

Tun Mahathir addresses the crowd

4.30PM - Central Market

Former Prime Minister Tun Mahathir Mohamad arrives at Central Market


Police arrested 10 people who defied an order to disperse after participating in a Bersih 4 gathering at the Stadthuys building in Bandar Hilir.

Malacca Police chief Datuk Chuah Ghee Lye said they were picked up under Section 21 (1) of the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 and released on police bail after having their statements recorded.

4PM - Dataran Merdeka

Security continues to be tight around Dataran Merdeka area.

3.35PM - Kuala Lumpur

Heavy rain falls in Kuala Lumpur, leaving Bersih 4 protesters drenched.

3PM - Jalan Tun Perak

Members of the disabled community also join the Bersih 4 rally.

They were greeted with claps and cheers as they head to Dataran Merdeka.

2.50PM – Dataran Merdeka

As protesters gather around Dataran Merdeka, Astro AWANI's Asyraf Hasnan reports on the line-up of programmes scheduled on the second day of Bersih 4, which includes performances and speeches.

1PM - Kuala Nerus

Meanwhile at Kuala Nerus, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak questions the contribution of the Bersih 4 organisers and participants to the rural areas. He also reminded the people to be grateful to the government for developing the country.

1PM - Dataran Merdeka

Astro AWANI's Mariah Ahmad provides the latest development of the Bersih 4 rally - with many still gathering around Dataran Merdeka.

The situation remains under control.

12.30PM - Kuala Lumpur

Bersih 2.0 has labeled the food poisoning incident as an act of sabotage and an attempt to poison their participants.

Its steering committee chairman Maria Chin Abdullah said the coalition condemns the insidious act where boxes of juices offered to the public during the Bersih 4 peaceful assembly yesterday night under the guise of "support for Bersih" had been contaminated.

12.30PM - Kuching

The Bersih 4 rally at Song Kheng Hai field was halted last night due to the lack of a sound system, said the rally's Kuching chairman Nicholas Mujah.

He said the rented sound system had been taken by its owner without prior notice and this caused problems to continue with the program at night.

11.48AM - Dataran Merdeka

Wilayah Persekutuan GHB chairman Dr Hatta Ramli have urged more people to come join the rally on Sunday.

11.44AM - Dataran Merdeka

Wilayah Persekutuan GHB chairman Dr Hatta Ramli said the climax of the rally would be its conclusion at midnight Sunday.

11.39AM - Dataran Merdeka

The sound of vuvuzelas were still heard on the second day of the rally but not as loud as the previous day.

11.33AM - Dataran Merdeka

Police were still stationed around the Dataran Merdeka area to face any eventuality.

11.25AM - Kuching

Kuching police chief, ACP Roslan Bek Ahmad said four police reports had been lodged regarding the rally.

10.47AM - Dataran Merdeka

Bersih 4 participants were seen enjoying themselves while being accompanied by music.

11AM - Kuala Lumpur

As the Bersih 4 rally enters its second day, it is believed that Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, who made a surprise appearance in Dataran Merdeka last night would once again attend this evening.

Whether Dr Mahathir would indeed make another appearance today, could not be confirmed by sources close to him.

10.37AM - Dataran Merdeka

The situation in front of Panggung Bandaraya is reported to be calm.

10.21AM - Dataran Merdeka

Participants who returned to their homes after dispersing last night have returned to Dataran Merdeka.

9.28AM - Dataran Merdeka

Organisers announced the Bersih 4 rally will be continued for another 13 hours before it ends at midnight Sunday.

9.25AM - Dataran Merdeka

Participants offered a prayer for Malaysia according to their respective religions.

9.19AM - Dataran Merdeka

Participants of different faiths begin the second day of peaceful rallies with a prayer in their respective religions.

8.45AM: Song Keng Hai Field

The Song Keng Hai field in Kuching, Sarawak is quiet as participants slowly trickle in the area.

8.25AM: Dataran Merdeka

No Merdeka Day rehearsals have been scheduled for today. Security around the Dataran Merdeka area was still tight.

8.22AM: Dataran Merdeka

Participants were told that the activities would begin at 11am.

8.08AM: Dataran Merdeka

The spirit of solidarity is still strong despite having spent the night on the streets of Kuala Lumpur.

7.53AM: Dataran Merdeka

Participants were all geared up and ready for the second day of rallying, waiting for the queue for the next activity.

PHOTOS: #Bersih4.0 rally: The Beginning

DAY 1 - SATURDAY (AUGUST 29, 2015)

11.47PM: Dataran Merdeka

DAP stalwart Lim Kit Siang arrives at the rally scene.

9.45PM: Dataran Merdeka

Student activist, Adam Adli Abd Halim holds a sing-a-long session with the Bersih 4 crowd.

9.21PM: Dataran Merdeka

Few participants are seen sleeping at the rally area, according Astro AWANI's Hilal Azmi.

8PM: Dataran Merdeka

Astro AWANI's Hilal Azmi reports from Dataran Merdeka, providing an update on the situation at the Bersih 4 rally.

8PM: Jalan Raja

It is reported that three trucks have entered the area around Dataran Merdeka where the Bersih 4 rally is taking place, to be used as a stage.

The situation remains under control after Tun Mahathir left the vicinity.

7.15PM: Jalan Raja

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and wife, Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali arrive at Dataran Merdeka to join Bersih 4 participants.

The former premier says he was there "just to see".

He leaves the scene at 7.45pm.

6PM: Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur police chief Datuk Tajuddin Md Isa tells Astro AWANI that no arrests have been made and the situation is under control.

6PM: DBKL Headquarters

A small number of Bersih 4 protesters is reported to have left the location of the rally.

5.57PM: DBKL Headquarters

An aerial view of several areas surrounding Dataran Merdeka and Jalan Tun Perak, taken on the 29th floor of DBKL headquarters.

5.30PM: Jalan Tun Perak

Astro AWANI's broadcast journalist Sathesh Raj reports of a better traffic flow with no congestion along Jalan Tun Perak and the area around Pudu Sentral.

5PM: Jalan Raja

PKR President Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail addresses the crowd.

4.50PM: Jalan Raja

Lim Guan Eng describes the Bersih 4 rally in the nation’s capital as an assembly to “save Malaysia”.

“Malaysia is dying and today’s assembly is to save Malaysia,” the DAP secretary-general said in front of rally participants near the Dataran Merdeka this afternoon.

Lim Guan Eng

4.40PM: Jalan Raja

A demonstrator, reportedly suffered heart-related complications, at the rally has received medical attention from a group of medical assistance on location.

4.25PM: Jalan Raja

A group of Bersih 4 participants hold a sit-in at Jalan Raja, in between Dataran Merdeka and the DBKL headquarters.

Several Bersih 2.0 steering committee members and opposition leaders address the crowd.

4.15PM: Pasir Puteh

Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan said the Bersih 4 illegal assembly will have a greater impact on the economy, especially when the world is facing an economic crisis. According to him, domestic instability will give a negative image of the country in the global market.

4PM: Jalan Raja

Batu MP Tian Chua urges Bersih 4 participants to remain strong during the 34-hour rally.

3.50PM: Kuala Lumpur

The Foreign Ministry will collect information on Malaysians involved with the Bersih 4 illegal assembly abroad for legal action to be taken against them, said its Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican.

3.30PM: Jalan Tun Perak

As protesters make their way to Dataran Merdeka, vuvuzela horns continue buzzing the streets.

3.15PM: Jalan Tun Perak

More protesters gather along Jalan Tun Perak as they march towards Dataran Merdeka.

3PM: Kuala Lumpur

Bersih 2.0 Chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah addresses the crowd at Jalan Tun Perak of the demands made by Bersih 4.

3PM: Kuching

The situation in Kuching remains calm, despite the growing numbers of protesters arriving at the rally's venue at Song Kheng Hai field.

2.45PM: Pasir Mas

Kelantan Umno Liaison Committee condemned the Bersih 4 rally in the capital today and tomorrow because it could jeopardize harmony and peace in the country, said its chairman Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.

2.44PM: Kota Kinabalu

Bersih 4 protesters marching towards the location of the rally in Tanjung Lipat

2.25PM: Pudu Sentral

The area surrounding Pudu Sentral is one of the main checkpoints for Bersih 4 protesters. A growing number of protesters started to gather around the area although it has started to drizzle.

2.05PM: Dataran Merdeka

Bersih 4 organisers are in sync as they form a human barricade to prevent protesters from entering Dataran Merdeka, here.

2PM: Watch what's happening around town in this short video

1.58PM: Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

An approximate 200 Bersih 4 rally supporters are converging on Sabah Trade Centre (STC), here in solidarity of the rally this weekend.

1.33PM: Dataran Merdeka

A Bersih 4 rally demonstrator with a cloth banner with the messages that read: 'Terima kasih kerana tidak memasuki Dataran Merdeka' (Thank you for not entering Dataran Merdeka)

1.10PM: Plaza Rakyat LRT station

LRT train coaches are packed with Bersih 4 rally supporters clad in yellow T-shirts and costumes.
The situation around this area remain under control.

1.06PM: Dataran Merdeka

Security personnel who have been on standby at Dataran Merdeka since this morning are tightening security to upkeep public order.

12.57PM: Dataran Merdeka

As the clock ticks to 1pm, a considerable amount of demonstrators are seen closing in on Dataran Merdeka to kick start the rally which is scheduled to kick off at 2pm.

12.51PM: City Hall rooftop

A vantage view of Dataran Merdeka from the rooftop of City Hall, here show that most major roads in the city are empty due to imminent road closures around the city.

12.50PM: In and around KL

Bersih 4 rally demonstrators have descended on various locations or what organisers deem as 'checkpoints' around the city. Golden Triangle remains calm despite the growing numbers of supporters.

12.49: Dataran Merdeka

Traffic around the city centre remains calm.

12.40PM: Central Market, Jalan Leboh Pasar

The road leading to Central Market is packed but it is still under control. Bersih 4 demonstrators are evident here.

12.34PM: Dataran Merdeka

Police barricades are lining the street parallel to the iconic Sultan Abdul Samad building here, in ensuring public order.

12.30PM: Jerantut

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has described the organisers and participants of the illegal Bersih 4 rally as "shallow and poor" in their patriotism.

12.13PM: Jalan Tun Perak

A short video filmed by Astro AWANI's broadcast journalist, Mariah Ahmad showed that the main street near Masjid Jamek, here is peaceful and calm. Bersih 4 supporters, largely decked in yellow T-shirt, are evident along this otherwise busy area of the city.

11.51AM: Sogo Shopping Complex, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman

Bersih 4 demonstrators, made up of the young and old, gather in solidarity at the Sogo Shopping Complex here. The situation, however remains calm.

11.45AM: Kuching, Sarawak

Preparation is in full swing as Bersih 4 Kuching chapter organisers gear up for the rally to kick off at 3pm, today. Astro AWANI's correspondent, Noraida Abdul Kassim is there.

10.50AM: Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman

Indian food eatery, Restoran Insaf, here has squashed rumours that it will give away free food to Bersih 4 rally participants today (Saturday). Restaurant operator told Astro AWANI that the restaurant will be closed today. A police report has been lodged by the restaurant operator.

10.49AM: Dataran Merdeka

10AM: Menara Maybank, Jalan Tun Perak

9AM: Dataran Merdeka

Apart from the National Day rehearsals happening around Dataran Merdeka, the main roads surrounding this location, seem calm. Only a handful of bystanders and police officers are seen milling about the area.

Several Bersih 4 supporters have arrived at Dataran Merdeka. Despite a nationwide ban on all Bersih 4 paraphernalia related to the mass demonstration (including its promotional materials or any items of clothing boasting the rally's name or slogan), several supporters are seen disembarking the LRT at the Jalan Masjid Jamek station in Kuala Lumpur, decked in their yellow T-shirts.

8.22AM: Dataran Merdeka

National Day rehearsals are in full swing. Astro AWANI's Israr Khalid is on ground to report the proceedings.

READ: Bersih 4.0: Four things you need to know this weekend