Red shirt rally organised by National Silat Federation (Pesaka) after been given green light by KL Hall City to use Padang Merbok. The rally held on Malaysia Day in the federal capital in response to the Bersih 4 rally held late last month demanding that PM Najib Razak step down over a financial scandal.
Thousands of people are attending a rally in Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur, in support of the government and was call for respect for ethnic Malays. Security has been increased around Chinese areas of the capital, while many Chinese-run business have remained closed.
The irritated protesters, who demanded entry into Petaling Street, so that they could march to Padang Merbok, hurled stones and bottles, hitting several policemen. Police fired water cannon to disperse red shirt protesters in front of Kota Raya
after they turned unruly.