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Hindraf Uthayakumar
Uthayakumar released on bail (video)

Uthayakumar's Al Jazeera interview- video

Samy Vellu's Al Jazeera interview -video

Hindraf protest
Malaysian police attacking peaceful protesters Al Jazeera video part 1
Hindraf protest 2
MIC Devamani suports Malaysian police attack on ethnic Indians - Al Jazera video part 2

Police reject permit for Hindraf rally Soon Li Tsin
Nov 20, 07 Malaysiakini . (......more)

MIC Advises Indians Against Attending Illegal Rally On Sunday
Nov 19 (Bernama) (.....more)

Mass Rally For Electoral Reforms to Defy Ban
By Baradan Kuppusamy

Malaysia's forgotten poor failed by policy to boost Muslim Malays (AFP) . (.....more)

Police raid offices of two Hindraf lawyers

Soon Li Tsin
Nov 19, 07 Malaysiakini . (......more)

Hindraf rally: 88 charged

R. Surenthira Kumar and Tamarai Chelvi , The Sun
Eighty-eight people were charged in two different courts today with being part of the illegal demonstrations organised by the Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) last Sunday (Nov 25). (......more)

Malaysia incident figures in Indian Parliament

Friday 30/11/07 New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was adjourned for a short period, even as the Rajya Sabha witnessed a charged discussion on the alleged ill-treatment of Indians in Malaysia. (......more)

Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf)
Makkal Osai 07/12/07
Court Refuses Bail For 31 Hindraf Supporters
Dec 6 (Bernama) -- Thirty-one people, believed to be supporters of the Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf), have been denied bail. (......more)
Tamil Nesan 07/12/07

Why AG appeared for charging 26 Hindraf supporters

Lim Kit Siang, Wednesday, Dec 05, 07
The personal appearance of the Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Ghani Patail at the Shah Alam Sessions Court yesterday to lay charges against 26 Hindraf supporters for attempted murder of a cop has raised many question. (......more)
Makkal Osai 07/12/07

Hindraf leader Ganapathi arrested

Nov 29, 07
A key leader of the Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) was arrested early this morning, sparking fears of another police round-up of leaders of the movement. (......more)
Various Quarters Support Use Of ISA To Deal With Street Demonstrations
Nov 29 (Bernama) -- President of the Indian Muslim Congress Malaysia (KIMA) Syed Ibrahim Kader said the ISA shoud be used against anyone trying to threaten the country's peace and stability. (.....more)

Different Response for the same issue

Wed 28/11/07, anonymous
Prime Minister Badawi is gently winking his eyes with ISA to us. His deputy Najib want to tackle the Indian protest as a political challenge or shall I say political vengeance. Lets say the number of people who attended the gathering were only 5000. (.....more)

Protect Tamils in Malaysia, Karunanidhi urges PM

Indo-Asian News Service
Chennai, November 27, 2007
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Tuesday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Manomhan Singh, expressing deep concern at the treatment meted out to ethnic Indians in Malaysia. (.......more)

Malaysian Indian leader unperturbed by protest
Tue Nov 27, 2007

By Jalil Hamid

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's top ethnic Indian politician on Tuesday dismissed his community's biggest anti-government protest as an opposition ploy and denied he was out of touch with the increasingly agitated Indians.(...more)
Devamany To Meet Najib On Thursday
Nov 27 (Bernama) -- Member of Parliament for Cameron Highlands S.K. Devamany, who is alleged to have made a controversial statement in Parliament yesterday, is scheduled to meet Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on Thursday regarding the matter. (.....more)

The country’s “third race” airs its grievances

Zafar Anjum   
26 November 2007 , Asia Sentinel
The harsh reaction by Kuala Lumpur’s police Sunday to a protest organized by the Hindu Action Force, a pressure (......more)
MIC MP: Rally reflects govt's failure
Yoges Palaniappan
Nov 26, 07 Malaysiakini
A Barisan Nasional MP departed from the norm today when he said the rally organised by the Hindu Rights Action . (......more)

30 years of nothingness

Monday 26, 2007, anonymous
It is strange that Dato Samy Vellu is on Al Jazzera defending the government on its action against Hindraf. What is the fear of this group handing over a petition to the British High Commission? Samy Vellu was lying through his teeth when he said the British High Commission is closed on Sunday. (.....more)

Ethnic Indians on the Warpath

By Baradan Kuppusamy

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 25 (IPS) - Malaysia’s Hindus -- mostly Tamil descendents of 19th century labourers -- on Sunday ignored warnings by Prime Minister Abdul Badawi and . (....more)
Neither Government Nor MIC Will Support Street Demos - Samy Vellu
Nov 25 (Bernama) -- Neither the government nor the MIC supported street demonstrations as a means to resolve problems, Works Minister Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu said today. (.....more)
Malaysian police tear gas ethnic Indian rally--witnesses
Agence France-Presse
Last updated 11:13am (Mla time) 11/25/2007
Malaysian police fired tear gas at ethnic Indian protestors rallying (......more)
Hindraf Supporters Defy Court Order, Proceed To Hold Rally
Nov 25 (Bernama) -- The Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) supporters today defied a court order by staging a rally at the intersection between Jalan Ampang and Jalan Tun Razak early this morning. (.......more)

Hindraf protest halted by police
Sun.: NST 25/11/07

Several thousand people ignored official warnings to stay away from a planned rally here, turning up this morning near the British High Commission . (......more)

Malaysia brings sedition charges against planners of banned rally for Indians

The Associated Press
November 23, 2007 Malaysian authorities charged three ethnic Indian activists with sedition Friday in an apparent attempt (......more)
Hindraf trio freed on bail
Soon Li Tsin
Nov 23, 07 Malaysiakini
Three Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leaders who were to be charged with sedition at the Klang Sessions Court this afternoon, managed to walk free on technical grounds. (......more)

Klang Valley chokes up


Round-the-clock roadblocks have been set up in the Klang Valley as part of crime-prevention activities in the lead up to the illegal assembly called by the Hindu Rights  (....more)

Hindraf legal adviser Uthayakumar arrested
Soon Li Tsin
Nov 23, 07 Malaysiakini
Lawyer P Uthayakumar was arrested this morning under the Sedition Act and taken to the Shah Alam district police headquarters. (....more)
Illegal Assembly Will Harm National Economy, Says IGP
Nov 22 (Bernama) -- The planned illegal assembly on Sunday by the Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) is merely to stage a street protest that will harm the national economy.. (.....more)
Police roadblocks jam up roads, again
Soon Li Tsin
Nov 22, 07 Malaysiakini
Scores of police roadblocks have been sighted across Selangor this

Malaysian sues Britain over ethnic Indians' woes

By Clarence Fernandez
Wed Nov 21, 2007

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - An ethnic Indian in Malaysia is using an audacious strategy to highlight the plight of his mostly impoverished community by suing Britain, (.....more)
Hindraf claims absurd, says Samy Vellu
Wed, Nov 21, 07 Malaysian Indians are free to join the demonstration planned by the Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) if they believe its claims are true, MIC president Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu said yesterday. (.....more)

Hindraf leaders discharged (updated)
Monday, November 26, 2007

Press Statement: Hindraf Gathering bar council

Police to go after assembly leaders
Sunday, November 25

Effectiveness of MIC???
By Chow Kum Hor, Malaysia Correspondent
The Straits Times
Time to listen
Suhakam Digesa Siasat Keganasan Polis
Hindraf demo - Cabinet should offer olive branch and end all sabre-rattling
Ethnic Indians Blame Britain for Sorry Plight
By Baradan Kuppusamy
Sep 11 (IPS)
M'sian sues UK gov’t for ‘oppression’
Sep 3, 07 Malaysiakini
17 years on, Penang Indians 'have nothing'
Athi Veeranggan
Oct 8, 07 Malaysiakini
When the standard of living among some sections of Indian Malaysians falls lower than that of foreign workers in the country, tough questions have to be asked. (.......more)
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