Thousands of demonstrators gathered in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, the second day of protests Sunday to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak, because of a financial scandal is estimated at millions of dollars have been raising their morale unexpected support from former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.
Hundreds slept in the open through the night in central Kuala Lumpur after the first day of the rally drew the attention of the street to the political crisis sparked by reports of a mysterious conversion of more than $ 600 million to the account in the name Najib.
And withstood Najib, who denies having committed an error in the face of the storm, analysts say it is unlikely to lead the rally, which lasts two days to submit his resignation to a wider popular support because of his lack of a strong leader.
The security measures are still tight and stood riot police trucks on standby. Passed the first day without reporting the occurrence of acts of violence resumed a festive gathering on Sunday.
The city authorities rejected a request by the pro-democracy organization Percyh for a permit to organize a protest, raising fears of a repeat of a gathering in 2012 happened when police used water cannons and tear gas to disperse the protesters.
The government stopped access to the site Percyh online and banned the wearing of the yellow color Qmassanha although the yellow color was prevailing in the crowd.
The number to tens of thousands of protesters on Saturday was felt thrilled at the presence of Mahathir Mohamad abruptly gathering.
She Percyh This explicit support from Mahathir may add momentum to force movement. Mahathir and a highly respected leader and at the age of 90 years and was the last champion of Najib and is now one of the most critics.
Since July prevail Malaysia reports that investigators who take the investigation into mismanagement and corruption in Malaysia Development Fund (and Am.da.ba) conversion of the debt-ridden discovered more than $ 600 million to calculate the answer.
She said her agency to fight corruption that this amount was a donation from a donor of the Middle East are not to be identified.
He denies Najib, 62, is receiving any money for personal gain.
And he sacked his deputy Najib and other ministers have questioned it with his quest to contain the scandal also .autam change the Attorney General, who was being investigated on the Fund.
Authorities also arrested two blocked sites was published reports on the Fund intensely. ∞∞∞∞∞ MORE »»»»