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Second day of anti-government protests in Malaysia

Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 00:52

The streets of Kuala Lumpur are filled with protesters for a second day demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak over a financial scandal. Julie Noce reports.

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Malaysians gathered by the thousands for a second day in Kuala Lumpur in a show of solidarity against the government. They want Prime Minister Najib Razak to resign over a financial scandal involving a multi-million-dollar payment to an account under his name. Analysts say the rally is unlikely to inspire broad public support for him to quit because the movement lacks a strong leader. But protesters were no less enthusiastic, all be it realistic, about their efforts. (SOUNDBITE) (English) PROTESTER, AGILAN PALANI SAYING: "I think we're showing that the people do have a huge power, we might not make a change tomorrow but this is a start to show that we're headed somewhere." A government anti-corruption agency said the funds were a donation from the Middle East. They have not said who the donor is.

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Second day of anti-government protests in Malaysia

Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 00:52