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Malaysian ‘Red Shirt’ firebrand warns of political violence

A Malaysian rightist figure has vowed that his supporters will confront a planned large-scale protest against corruption-tainted prime minister Najib Razak this month, warning ominously that “anything can happen, including violence.” Jamal Yunos and his “Red Shirts” group are widely dismissed as ruling-party thugs-for-hire who will seek to suppress any moves against Najib in relation […]