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US airs concerns on Malaysia crackdown

(AFP) WASHINGTON — The United States on Wednesday voiced concern about Malaysia’s weekend crackdown on an opposition-backed rally and said it would keep an eye on developments. Riot police fired tear gas and water cannons to end Saturday’s rally to … Continue reading

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Protest crackdown taints Malaysia’s image

Posted: 10 July 2011 1210 hrs KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police may have crushed a weekend protest, but analysts say the crackdown has tainted the country’s democratic credentials and could embolden the opposition ahead of elections. A massive security lockdown on … Continue reading

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ChannelNewsAsia – 10/07/2011 – Bersih – Rally Crackdown

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