Dr Mahathir Mohamad with Hindraf chairman P Waythamoorthy at the KUALA LUMPUR: A Hindraf-organised forum with Dr Mahathir . Syed Saddiq: Isu guling ketua Pemuda bahagian boleh selesai melalui pemilihan. Laman Facebook mufti Perlis mempersoalkan tuduhan Hindraf tidak ada kaitan dengan isu Zakir, tetapi mengenai dasar kerajaan India yang. KUALA LUMPUR Kementerian Dalam Negeri mendedahkan Hindraf telah ” Mengenai isu-isu munasabah, tiada siapa yang boleh berkelahi dengan mereka.

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Eventually, they were all acquitted due to a shaky prosecution and the lack of evidence of any wrongdoing or crime. On 27 FebruaryHINDRAF organised a demonstration in Kuala Lumpur protesting against the government’s decision to hihdraf the Malay language novel Interlok in the school curriculum as compulsory reading for the Malay literature subject for students in secondary 5.

Archived from the original on 5 February This page was last edited on 20 Decemberat Wikisource has original text related to this article: Hinrdaf of the Dewan Negara, 14th Malaysian Parliament. Waythamoorthy’s six-year-old daughter was amongst the people arrested.

Dravidian Human rights Indian nationalism Non-governmental organisation. Views Read Edit View history. On 23 Octobera group comprising eight men, three women and a child, were arrested by the police after they tried to hand a memorandum to the Prime Minister’s office.

To contain the movement while not being able to charge them according to valid evidence-based legal processes, on 12 December Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi personally signed the detention letters to imprison the HINDRAF leaders under the ISA for two years, in which their detention terms are subject to infinite renewal.

In a dramatic show of force, the police fired teargas and targeted water cannon at several hundred ethnic Tamils at the centre of Kuala Lumpur. Politics of Malaysia Political parties Elections. The group has over the last two years developed a broader political program to preserve and to push for equal rights and opportunities for the minority Indians. Albanian in Albania in Kosovo in Rep. Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: The police roadblocks started the week before the rally to create massive traffic jams across the city and the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur.


A few hundred protesters and three police officers were injured. Waythamoorthy signed a memorandum of understanding MoU with BN in which they would work together to uplift displaced estate workers, resolve the issue of stateless persons and provide business opportunities thus bringing poor Indians into the mainstream of the country’s development while others spreading out to parties within the federal opposition Pakatan Rakyat PRmostly to DAP or PKR [53] [54].

Retrieved 27 February However this site is constantly plagued by faults and downtime. Archived from the original on 16 December On the morning of the rally, an estimated twenty thousand people gathered near the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpurcarrying life-size portraits of Queen Elizabeth and Mahatma Gandhito indicate the nonviolent nature of their protest. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Kuala LumpurMalaysia. This does not imply that all nationalists with a given ethnicity subscribe to that form of ethnic nationalism.

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On 31 Augustthe 50th anniversary of Malaysia’s independence, P. Uthayakumar, Waytha Moorthy, and V. This symbolic act was to occur on 16 February isj, but the Malaysian Lower House was dissolved for the Federal Elections on 13 February Uthayakumar and Ganabathirau posted bail of Malaysian ringgits each, but Waytha Moorthy refused bail as a sign of protest. It has been successful in continuing to focus attention on the racist aspects of the Malaysian Government policies.


However, several of the temples hinddraf centuries old. Hindu Rights Action Force. Between April to Mayseveral legal Hindu temples were demolished by city hall authorities in the country. He said the order was being made as a result of monitoring and hlndraf on the organisation’s activities by the Registrar of Societies ROs and Home Ministry, since Hindraf’s inception.

The charges were dismissed by the courts.

P.Waythamoorthy promised to solve Indian community problem

Pakatan Harapan Strategic partner. Retrieved 4 December Malaysian police refused hiindraf grant a permit hindrqf the rally, [19] and set up roadblocks in Klang Valley along roads leading up to the rally to screen motorists entering the city centre and identify “troublemakers”. Archived from the original on 16 September The general dissatisfaction with the regime ruled by UMNO which had been brewing for some years was the kerosene and Hindraf Rally of 25 November was the tinder that sparked off the kerosene into a major explosion in what has come to be called a Political Tsunami in Malaysian politics.

Forms of nationalism based primarily on ethnic groups are listed above. As the group, which represents mainly working class Malaysian Indianscould not afford the isj fees required, a petition was circulated withsignatures to be presented to Queen Elizabeth II to appoint a Queen’s Counsel to argue the case.