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NGO wants Ambiga punished for Bersih bedlam, LGBT support

in MALAYSIA, 15/05/2012

About 400 representatives of several non-governmental organisations and local residents gathered here today, asking the authorities to take stern action against Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan including stripping of her citizenship.

Gerakan Kebangkitan Rakyat (Gertak) chairman Datuk Razali Idris, who led the peaceful demonstration, said the call was made as Ambiga was responsible for organising the illegal gathering in the federal capital, which turned violent.

“The people cannot accept anyone who threatens national peace and security.

“We condemn Ambiga’s action, which is the source of disunity among the people in the country now. She is also a strong supporter of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) group.

“Therefore, we urge the government to take stern action against her including stripping of her citizenship. We don’t want individuals like her to destroy the country,” he told reporters.

Razali said that as a follow-up, his group planned to organise a big public gathering for the same purpose if no action was taken against Ambiga.

“What we have done today is just the beginning. The next will be a big one to be participated by the various communities to ensure appropriate action is taken against Ambiga,” he added. — Bernama

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