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Wong Yan Ke - the rebel in the spotlight

Ng Xiang Yi
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MALAYSIANSKINI | For many, a graduation ceremony of the nation's top university is a memorable moment in one's life - a personal milestone to be celebrated.

But in the case of Wong Yan Ke (photo), the decision to use the platform for a brief protest has meant that his graduation has instantly put him in the national spotlight.

His call for Universiti Malaya (UM) vice-chancellor (VC) Abdul Rahim Hashim to step down has seen fellow Malaysians praise and curse him, criticise and defend his actions.

In the midst of the storm, Malaysiakini decided to meet Wong in person, and get to know more about why he did what he did...

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