Is Tun Mahathir also challenging the rights and dignity of Malays?

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Gerakan Youth today questioned claims by the government’s top two leaders that Malay dignity has been challenged.

In fact, said Gerakan Youth deputy chief Andy Yong, Malays already dominate most things in society.

“I question whether Bersih 4 or the Chinese actually questioned the Malays’ right and dignity? I do not think they did it out of any ulterior motive of racial play.

“Our former premier Tun Mahathir Mohamad also attended the Bersih 4 rally two days in a row, does that mean Tun is also challenging Malays’ rights and dignity?”

“As we know, except for the entrepreneurship, business corporates or industry, professionals and economy where there is no dominance by a single race, Malays practically dominate everything,” Yong said in a statement.

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak (photo) yesterday said the Himpunan Rakyat Bersatu rally on Sept 16 was to show that Malays can stand up for themselves if their leaders are mocked and their dignities challenged.

“They slapped us once, twice, three times, that’s fine. But when they slap us for the fourth time, they have gone overboard.

“Malays, too, have the rights. Malays, too, can show that we can stand up when our dignity is torn apart and our leaders mocked and shamed,” Najib said at a national gathering for silat practitioners.

The same was said by Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, of the Malaysia Day rally called to counter the Aug 29 and Aug 30 Bersih 4 rally.

The Bersih 4 rally among others called for Najib’s resignation amid allegations of corruption, and was attended by at least 100,000 people, most of whom were ethnic Chinese.

Stop worrying about racial dominance

“PM and DPM should be committed to the pursuit of a non-ethnic approach as the basis of its political struggle, be it in politics, economics, education and culture.

“We ought to move towards economy progress instead of worrying about racial dominance which very often politicised,” Yong said.

According to organisers, the Himpunan Rakyat Bersatu rally which was heavily supported by Umno was also to show that Najib has the people’s backing.

BN had in the days leading up to the rally failed to come to a consensus on the event. Most non-Malay based coalition partners opposed the rally due to its racial sentiments.

About 45,000 people attended the rally, which also saw scuffles after protestors hurled things at police who barred them from entering the traditionally Chinese area Petaling Street.

Several protestors and two police officers were injured, while two protestors were arrested. Police said those arrested tested positive for drugs.
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Whatever it is, we need to have fun in life!

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We are all guilty of getting stuck into a routine on a daily basis. Routines that are not so healthy for us but we keep doing it because it’s comfortable. Then we sit and wonder why we can’t get into shape, keep attracting the same type of person, or experiencing the same life lessons over and over. Well it’s because you keep doing the same thing. Therefore getting the same results.

This applies not only in politics but also in job, daily life and relationships. Sometimes we need to shift our energy and focus in having fun!

No racial tension please…

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KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 10, 2015:

Umno must make a clear stand on the “Kebangkitan Maruah Melayu” (Malay  dignity uprising) Sept 16 rally as they have been giving mixed signals if they supported the rally or not.

Gerakan Youth deputy chief Andy Yong said it was apparent that the Red Shirt rally is about racism.

He said that was why there were threats to the Chinese with bloodshed.

“This is seen from the posters and circulated messages & pictures.

“The Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin have now given the green light for Umno members to attend,” he said in a statement.

He said this was not in line with the spirit of Barisan Nasional.

“What are they trying to prove? The police have also declared the rally illegal.

“It is very irresponsible of them not to consider the feelings of the other 12 BN component parties.

“We should focus on important matters in the country instead of racial politics.”

He said when MCA Youth chief Chong Sin Woon allowed his youths to attend Bersih, there were several Umno leaders that condemned him.

“Now what is their stand knowing very clearly the rally is provocative on race.

“Many disagree that Bersih 4 was about the Chinese only although they dominated the participation of the rally.

“The Red T-shirt rally is exploiting that fact to make it a racial issue. This is very unhealthy.”

Read more: http://www.therakyatpost.com/news/2015/09/10/umno-must-clearly-oppose-kebangkitan-maruah-melayu-rally-says-gerakan-man/#ixzz3lLNoyGKQ

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