After mass arrests, authorities shrug off rare Malaysia protests

By Kristen Chick, Correspondent / July 10, 2011

Malaysian police cracked down on an opposition rally Saturday, using tear gas and water cannons to disperse the more than 20,000 people who had gathered in the capital, Kuala Lumpur, to demand election reforms.

One person died and more than 1,600 were arrested in the country’s largest demonstration in four years, though authorities say the detained were later released.

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