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Government will weaken and fall if leaders can’t tolerate dissent, Muhyiddin tells BN

Government will weaken and fall if leaders can’t tolerate dissent, Muhyiddin tells BN

August 30, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 30 — Umno deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin told the Barisan Nasional (BN) government tonight that leaders who cannot tolerate dissent will weaken the government and ultimately cause the country to fall from a severe deficit of trust. As tens of thousands of Malaysians continue to occupy the streets of downtown Kuala Lumpur as part of the Bersih 4 rally demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, the former deputy prime minister... Read more

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Bersih 4 — Day 2

  • Prominent lawyer and activist Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan addressing bersih 4 participant in downtown Kuala Lumpur on August 30, 2015. — Picture by Kamles Kumar

    Prominent lawyer and activist Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan addressing bersih 4 participant in downtown Kuala Lumpur on August 30, 2015. — Picture by Kamles Kumar Read More

  • Supporters of pro-democracy group Bersih clean up the streets in the morning outside Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur August 30, 2015. — Reuters pic

    Supporters of pro-democracy group Bersih clean up the streets in the morning outside Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur August 30, 2015. — Reuters pic Read More

  • A carnival-like atmosphere surrounds the area in Kuala Lumpur where thousands of Bersih 4 supporters gather during the second day of the pro-democracy rally, August 30, 2015. — Picture by Saw Siow Feng

    A carnival-like atmosphere surrounds the area in Kuala Lumpur where thousands of Bersih 4 supporters gather during the second day of the pro-democracy rally, August 30, 2015. — Picture by Saw Siow Feng Read More

  • Bersih 4 rally participants brave the rain as they listen to speeches in downtown Kuala Lumpur, August 30, 2015. — Picture by Saw Siow Feng

    Bersih 4 rally participants brave the rain as they listen to speeches in downtown Kuala Lumpur, August 30, 2015. — Picture by Saw Siow Feng Read More

  • A participants is seen waving the Malaysian flag as others look on during the Bersih 4 rally in Kuala Lumpur, August 30, 2015. — Picture by Choo Choy May

    A participants is seen waving the Malaysian flag as others look on during the Bersih 4 rally in Kuala Lumpur, August 30, 2015. — Picture by Choo Choy May Read More

  • A group of participants on bicycles are seen at the Bersih 4 rally in Kuala Lumpur, August 30, 2015. — Picture by Choo Choy May

    A group of participants on bicycles are seen at the Bersih 4 rally in Kuala Lumpur, August 30, 2015. — Picture by Choo Choy May Read More

  • Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (right) speaks to the media during a rally organised by pro-democracy group Bersih in Kuala Lumpur, August 30, 2015. — Picture by Choo Choy May

    Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (right) speaks to the media during a rally organised by pro-democracy group Bersih in Kuala Lumpur, August 30, 2015. — Picture by Choo Choy May Read More

  • Supporters of pro-democracy group Bersih don raincoats as they gather in the rain in Kuala Lumpur August 29, 2015. — Picture by Choo Choy May

    Supporters of pro-democracy group Bersih don raincoats as they gather in the rain in Kuala Lumpur August 29, 2015. — Picture by Choo Choy May Read More

  • Prominent lawyer and activist Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan addressing the Bersih 4 participant as it rains in Kuala Lumpur on August 30, 2015. — Picture by Kamles Kumar

    Prominent lawyer and activist Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan addressing the Bersih 4 participant as it rains in Kuala Lumpur on August 30, 2015. — Picture by Kamles Kumar Read More

  • Participants of the Bersih 4 rally cheer on as they gather in Kuala Lumpur, August 30, 2015. — Picture by Kamles Kumar

    Participants of the Bersih 4 rally cheer on as they gather in Kuala Lumpur, August 30, 2015. — Picture by Kamles Kumar Read More