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Malaysian government offers site for rally
The Prime Minister said the government would not have any objection if the organiser from the beginning said they would assemble in a stadium from morning to night and later leave peacefully. “Go on, assemble in the stadium and yell and shout till you are drained,
“Do it, its okay no problem but don't do the street demonstration because it could bring a risk that is very harmful to our country,” he said at the Prime Minister's Department monthly assembly Monday.
Najib said if they were so adamant in submitting a memorandum and the like or even to show dissent in a democracy, they could deal with the authorities.
“Deal nicely and we are willing to prepare a stadium for them to assemble.
“But when they refused and instead insisted on having a street demonstration, there must be because of other intentions,” he said.
He reiterated that street demonstration was not the answer to any issues which actually could be settled in other ways
Najib said there were parties who were not happy with the election system and claimed that the electoral rolls did not guarantee a free and fair election.
“If that so, how come we lost in five states in 2008 and now the Election Commission is studying the possibility on introducing the biometric system to counter accusation on phantom voters.
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