31 Aug '15, 5am

Malaysian DPM Zahid's daughter: Bersih protests 'stupid', better for supporters to join army

Malaysian DPM Zahid's daughter: Bersih protests 'stupid', better for supporters to join army

PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The daughter of Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has slammed supporters of the Bersih weekend rallies for taking their demands to the streets in the name of defending the country. Writing in Malay in a series of rants on Facebook Monday, Nurulhidayah Ahmad Zahid described the protests as a kerja bodoh (stupid work), and that it was better for supporters to join the army. PHOTO: THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK "If you really want to defend the country, go and join the army, and patrol the borders. Go and join Ops Pasir (military patrol in east coast waters of Sabah), you can experience all kinds of operations," she said. "Don't think that just because you're wearing yellow and that you got to be on papers and TV, you can be proud." According to organisers, the weekend demonstrations - aimed at calling f...

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