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Malaysia News | Chinese & Indian

Pro-Malay, pro-government rally targets ethnic Chinese and Indian Malaysians
  • Thousands of Malays took to the streets in Kuala Lumpur, drawing fire from police water cannons after voicing anti-Chinese and anti-Indian sentiment and trying to break through barricades to the city’s Chinatown.
  • The demonstration took place in support of embattled Prime Minister Najib Razak, who has lost support from most of the ethnic minority communities after coming under fire for allegedly embezzling $700 million.
  • Malays make up 60% of Malaysian society, with ethnic Chinese comprising 25% and ethnic Indians 10%.

“I am here to defend Malay dignity and dominance. … We must not let others take over our country.”

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