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Analysts: Red shirts failed to achieve all their aims

Yap Jia Hee
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The organisers of the red shirt rally believe they proved a point on Sept 16, claiming 300,000 people had joined their protest against Bersih's allegedly anti-Malay sentiments.

A spokesperson for the red shirts, Sungai Besar Umno chief Jamal Md Yunos, said it also showed that Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak still enjoyed popular support.

Analysts that Malaysiakini spoke to however were quick to burst the red shirts' bubble.

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