10.15am: Petaling Street - Feeling a bit hungry attending Bersih 5 rally? No worries, there is always free 'Bersih roti' up for grabs.
A total of 10,500 loafs of bread are being distributed at Petaling Street to the public, as a gesture of support for the rally.
The man in charge Tan Soon Kit, 23, has come all the way from Muar, Johor to Kuala Lumpur yesterday with his mission to fill the protestors' stomachs.
He tells Malaysiakini that this is the second time they are distributing free Bersih bread since the last mega rally.
"We are in the bread and cake industry. Before this rally, our donation drive has raised RM4,000, and we are distributing 10500 slices of bread, " he says enthusiastically, adding "free roti, free GST".
On top of it, another bakery has sponsored 1,200 pieces of cake.
Although the food has been prepared for Bersih, Tan says everyone including the red-shirts can have it.
Some protestors grab the chance to take photos with him after taking their 'Bersih roti'.
Barricades erected to keep yellows, reds apart
10.10pm: Jalan Kinabalu - Barricades manned by over 100 police personnel have been erected, blocking all access roads from Masjid Negara to Dataran Merdeka.
An officer from the Dang Wangi district police headquarters tells Malaysiakini that the barricades are to seperate Bersih supporters and the red-shirts.
"We just want everything to go peacefully and end peacefully," the officer says.
Adam Adli rouses 1,000-strong Bersih crowd
10am: Bangsar - Activist Adam Adli's arrival raises the spirits of some 1,000 Bersih 5 supporters at Bangsar LRT.
Speaking to the crowd, he claims he had escaped being picked up by the police last night.
"Malaysians are not rattled, Malaysians are not afraid," he says.
"The whole world is witnessing how the people of Malaysia can fight for our sovereignty.
"Last night I was nearly detained by roughly 20 policemen from Bukit Aman, but I have succeeded in getting here," he says.
Present are Amanah president Mohamad Sabu and several other leaders.
Red shirts march singing ‘Inilah Barisan Kita’
9.37am: Sogo - More than 1,000 red-shirts are marching towards PWTC via Jalan Raja Laut while singing ‘Inilah Barisan Kita’. There are some 20 FRU personnel at the scene.
Ambiga: They fear the truth
9.30am: Bangsar LRT station- Former Bersih co-chairperson Ambiga Sreenevasan tells the crowd of over 1,000 that yesterday was "a bad day".
Ambiga cites Malaysiakini which was "dragged to court", the raid at the Bersih headquarters as well as the spate of arrests.
"Although they (those arrested) are not here, their spirit is here with us. Their message is to continue with Bersih 5," she says.
"What are they afraid of? They are afraid of the truth, Bersih 5's strength and your support," she adds.
Taiping reds supporters 'wait for instructions'
9.28am: Masjid Negara - No red shirts are spotted here but roughly 20 youths from Taiping dressed in regular clothes say they are here to support the anti-Bersih movement.
They tell Malaysiakini they arrived on a bus at 5am.
When asked why they have come, they say, "I don't know, we are here for the red shirts.
"We are just waiting, because it seems there's nothing going on here," says one youth.
"We'll just follow whatever happens later."
They say they have not been given any instructions and are free to do as they please.
'We are all Maria, Mandeep' says Ambiga
9.20: Bangsar - Bersih supporters gathered at the LRT station welcome the arrival of Hakam president S Ambiga.
The former Bersih co-chairperson in her brief speech notes the festive mood of today's gathering despite the arrest of present Bersih chair Maria Chin Abdullah and secretary Mandeep Singh.
"We are all Maria, we are all Mandeep," she declares to the crowd. -Mkini