9 pro-democracy students held in Dang Wangi

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The nine students arrested in front of Sogo this morning are now being held in Dang Wangi.

The nine were among were among a hundred who had gathered this morning for a rally organised by various student groups reportedly to express concern over campus election procedures.

Latest update from Suaram:

Altogether 9 persons were arrested by police for demanding campus autonomy and freedom of academic on 23 January 2010, between 11.30am and noon in front of Sogo shopping mall. Until 1.45pm, they are in IPD Dang Wangi.

Those arrested were:

  1. Mohammad Za’im Mustapha
  2. Ahmad Shukri Kamaruddin
  3. Ahmad Syukri Abrazab
  4. Mohd Idris Bin Mohd Yussoff
  5. Mohd Fikhri Harun
  6. Muhammad Hilman Diham
  7. Syahriul Ismail
  8. Mohd Aizat Bin Mohd Salleh
  9. Mohd Ridhuan Bin Muhammad Jamil

Solidarity Mahasiswa Malaysia (SMM) had organised a peacefully rally to express their demand on campus autonomy and freedom of academic from Dataran Merdeka and they have been arrested in front of Sogo.

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LBJ

Students who are willing to stand up for what the believes are the one who will be the leaders of the future. They are the one who care about something, passionate and believe strongly to take actions. Student who are docile and accept any rubbish given to them are the one who are unemployable. They are the one who just sit and wait for the govt to give them jobs. They just sleep through their lives. Any wonder why we have 50K of these zombies.

amoker

One by one the public universities are becoming opposition. They should do that in the mosque where it is ok. You can even come out with placards with racist contents in mosques going by HIsham and Najib with no police action

LBJ

Another generation joining the opposition. Good job.

Yang

This is hell of a … 1Malaysia from a PM…

iron

Bolehland isn’t turning to communism.

Boleh is turning to fascism.

wandererAUS

I am very tickled…PRO DEMOCRACY STUDENTS HELD!
NO MORE DEMOCRACY IN THE COUNTRY, AR…SINCE WHEN, BOLEHLAND TURNED TO COMMUNISM?
OR, ARE MALAYSIANS FACING A NEW BREED OF RULERS CALLING THEMSELVES, DICTATORS UMNO-ISM?

Gerakan K

What is the top priority for a student? To study or to be an activist? …. That is why so many unemployed … graduates nowadays. They deserve it. By the way how come they can graduate?

O

The future Anwar Ibrahims of Malaysia.

How they graduate and being not employable, good question, Muhyddin to answer.

Gerakan K

repetitive parrot,

if you look at other comments, most of them encourage students to do demo just because it will benefit the opposition. Without such encouragement, these students will instead focus 100% on their study, I believe these students will do well in their examination and highly employable. So we must blame the instigators.

O

Gerakan K, If you look into the events unfolding in the Universities, it is really heart warming. It is really nice to see Malaysians of all races working together, marching together to further its cause. Really, really heart warming to see our youths working so closely. I am going to have a good night’s sleep now. These youths of today will certainly be the leaders of tomorrow and they believe in non racial policies. Really, is there a chance for race based parties like UMNO, MCA, MIC, Gerakan and other mosquito parties? I think the first to fall will be… Read more »

NEDA

Gerakan K… Alias… hyperpolishia,

They is 2 types of graduate in our country. first type of graduate …. got knowledge but no brain. They cannot differentiate what is right and wrong, so what for study? they are just repetitive parrot like you. We want graduate to have knowledge and brain where they can seek truth in life and stand up for the truth. This is what education for.