Students threaten UKM protest after 'Tangkap MO1' activist suspended

Alyaa Alhadjri

Modified 14 Mar 2018, 8:41 am

A coalition of student groups have threatened to stage a protest against Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia over its decision to reinstate a one-month suspension order against student Asheeq Ali Sethi Alivi.

Kesatuan Mahasiswa Malaysia spokesperson Anis Syafiqah Md Yusof said they have given UKM's administration one week from today to withdraw Asheeq's suspension, issued in relation to his role in organising the 2016 "Tangkap Malaysian Official 1" rally in Kuala Lumpur.

"If there is no response from UKM in a week from now, students will not hesitate to hold a protest outside the campus in order to put pressure (on university authorities)," Anis Syafiqah told a joint press conference with Asheeq and other student leaders in Petaling Jaya today...

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