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A 23-year-battle to uncover the truth over land in Penang.

Piya and Prithep insist that they do not want their case to be used as a political tool for any parties, despite being highlighted at a crucial time when Malaysia is set to go to polls. “We will denounce anyone who wants to benefit from (the case) politically,” Piya maintained.  The family wants to work with the authorities, urging them to do the right thing, for the people.  

Battle for justice - A story of three generations

The family of the late Boonsom Boonyanit continues her struggle for justice, as her grandchildren Piya and Prithep Sosothikul take this high profile, but emotional case to find closure for the family.  They are appealing to the Malaysian Prime Minister and the Chief Minister of Penang, to pay attention to their case, and are hoping that the authorities' decisions will be a turning point for other victims of land fraud in the rest of the country.  Yahoo! Malaysia's Susan Tam takes a look at the humble beginnings of Boonsom and her family.