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Retract 'threat to Muslims' remark, Bersih tells Jasa director

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Bersih today called for Special Affairs Department (Jasa) director Tun Faisal Ismail Aziz to retract his remark that the electoral watchdog's campaign against 1MDB was a threat to Muslims in the country.

In a statement, Bersih chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah also urged the government propaganda arm to work instead with civil society groups and NGOs to recover assets purportedly stolen from 1MDB and rightfully return them to Malaysians.

"I am totally shocked at Tun Faisal's comment that Bersih's campaigns related to 1MDB are examples of social media threats to the Muslim community...


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