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This lockdown will make more peope hated BN

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I suggest Bersih to have weekly rally to see weekly lockdown. GDP will decrease at 1-2% with this kind of brainless lockdown.

Malaysia to Lock Down Largest City to Block Rally

Matthew Pennington

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) – Malaysian police said they will shut major roads and suspend public transportation into Kuala Lumpur’s city center to thwart opposition-backed activists, who vowed Friday to press ahead with a banned rally for electoral reforms.

The escalated political tension presents a major challenge for Prime Minister Najib Razak’s long-ruling coalition ahead of general elections widely expected next year.

Kuala Lumpur Police Chief Amar Singh announced late Thursday that major roads into the city would be shut for 22 hours starting midnight Friday, affecting bus and rail transit services. He said police have also obtained court orders to bar dozens of opposition and civic group leaders from entering the city’s central business district on Saturday.

The atmosphere was tense in the city Friday, with dozens of police officers patrolling unusually quiet streets and riot police trucks stationed at strategic locations.

“The police plan to lock down downtown Kuala Lumpur is unprecedented since 1969 when racial riots occurred,” said […]