The University Malaya Association of New Youth (Umany) apologised to Malaysia’s King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah after a statement calling on him to stay out of national affairs, which caused a backlash in the country. Photo: AFP The University Malaya Association of New Youth (Umany) apologised to Malaysia’s King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah after a statement calling on him to stay out of national affairs, which caused a backlash in the country. Photo: AFP
The University Malaya Association of New Youth (Umany) apologised to Malaysia’s King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah after a statement calling on him to stay out of national affairs, which caused a backlash in the country. Photo: AFP
Malaysia

In Malaysia, student group Umany’s statement to king sparks death threats

  • The group, made up mostly of ethnic Chinese members, was criticised for calling on Sultan Abdullah not to intervene in national affairs
  • A coalition of 54 NGOs, including the Dong Zong lobby group for Chinese-medium schools, is urging authorities to investigate the ‘cyber-thuggery’

Topic |   Malaysia
The University Malaya Association of New Youth (Umany) apologised to Malaysia’s King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah after a statement calling on him to stay out of national affairs, which caused a backlash in the country. Photo: AFP The University Malaya Association of New Youth (Umany) apologised to Malaysia’s King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah after a statement calling on him to stay out of national affairs, which caused a backlash in the country. Photo: AFP
The University Malaya Association of New Youth (Umany) apologised to Malaysia’s King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah after a statement calling on him to stay out of national affairs, which caused a backlash in the country. Photo: AFP
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