Tens of thousands in Malaysia demand prime minister’s resignation

August 30, 2015 4:00 AM

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Tens of thousands in Malaysia demand prime minister’s resignation

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Tens of thousands of Malaysians wearing yellow T-shirts and blowing horns defiantly held a major rally in the capital Saturday to demand the resignation of embattled Prime Minister Najib Razak.

The crowds were undeterred by a heavy police presence after authorities declared the rally illegal, blocked the organizer’s website, and banned yellow attire and the logo of Bersih, the coalition for clean and fair elections that is behind the weekend rallies.

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