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Malay Indians need to have a separate TV channel, says HINDRAF leader


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec. 22 (ANI): Human Rights Party secretary-general P. Uthayakumar has appealed to the Malaysian Government to create a separate television channel for the Maly Indian community.He said that the programming ... Read more...

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New party offers Malay Indians fresh political alternative


August 16th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 16 (ANI): The Human Rights Party of Malaysia (HRP) aims to emerge as an alternative platform for the Malay Indian community to help uplift their socio-economic status, the Malaysia ... Read more...

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Malaysia HRP chief accuses opposition of braking promises made to Indian community


August 4th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, August 4 (ANI): Malaysian Human Rights Party secretary-general P. Uthayakumar has accused the opposition parties like the DAP, PAS and PKR, who came into power riding on the support of ... Read more...

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Malaysian King’s intervention sought to help top Indian students


July 12th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jul 12 (ANI): A group of 20 Human Rights Party (HRP) supporters turned up outside the Istana Negara here to hand over a memorandum seeking the Malaysian King's intervention to ... Read more...

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Ethnic Indians seek monarch’s help in Malaysia


July 12th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 12 (IANS) Alleging discrimination, a group of 20 ethnic Indians in Malaysia have approached the country's royal constitutional head for more scholarships and loans to help deserving students ... Read more...

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Hindraf leaders eager to discuss “18-point demand” with Malaysian PM


November 26th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 26(ANI): The banned Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leaders are still eager to meet with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak to discuss the "18-point demand" which they ... Read more...

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HINDRAF members on hunger strike to uplift Malay-Indian community


November 25th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov. 25 (ANI): Demanding that the Malaysian Government take steps to uplift the Malay-Indian community, a group of 18 Hindu Rights Action Force (HINDRAF) members has been on a hunger ... Read more...

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HINDRAF leader ‘used millions for personal use’


August 21st, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug.21 (ANI): HINDRAF activist V. Ganabatirau has accused the outlawed movement's leader P. Waythamoorthy of using millions of ringgit (Malaysian currency) collected from the people for personal use while in ... Read more...

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Hindraf leader plans to set up NGO for Malay-Indians


July 29th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 28 (ANI): Hindraf leader K Vasantha Kumar is planning to set-up a non- government organization to speak-up for the needs of the Malay Indian community.Kumar, who was ... Read more...

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Malaysian High Court orders return of Hindraf leader’s passport


July 11th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 11 (ANI): A Malaysian High Court has ruled that passport of Hindraf leader P. Uthayakumar be returned to him, revising a Session Court's ruling made in December 2007.The ... Read more...

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HINDRAF leader to form a party or an NGO


July 3rd, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Klang (Malaysia), July 3 (ANI): Hindu Rights Action Force (HINDRAF) legal adviser P. Uthayakumar will form a political party or a non-governmental organisation soon."It all depends on the feedback we get from ... Read more...

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‘Hindraf leader Uthayakumar not to be arrested’


May 19th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 19 (ANI): Malaysia's banned Hindu Rights Action Force leader P. Uthayakumar will not be apprehended as no arrest order have been issued against him, police have said.Inspector-General of ... Read more...

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Malaysia frees three Hindraf leaders detained under ISA


May 10th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Taiping (Malaysia), May 10 (ANI): Three Hindu Right Action Force leaders along with other 10 detainees held under the Internal Security Act (ISA) in Malaysia were released from the Kamunting detention ... Read more...

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Sedition charge against Malaysian Indian leader confirmed


May 7th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 7 (IANS) A court Thursday confirmed a sedition charge against jailed leader of a banned Hindu outfit for writing a letter to Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown, blaming ... Read more...

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Malaysian HC nod for Hindraf adviser’s defamation suit


April 9th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 9 (ANI): The Malaysian Government, Inspector-General of Police, and the Attorney-General have failed in their bid to strike out a RM100 million defamation suit brought against them in ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM promises priority to human rights


April 8th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 8 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has promised a review of the stringent Internal Security Act (ISA) and other preventive laws as part of his government's emphasis ... Read more...

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Malaysian Court dismisses HINDRAF leader’’s petition for release


March 11th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya, Mar 11 (ANI): Hindu Rights Action Force (HINDRAF) leader P. Uthayakumar''s appeal on his second habeas corpus application to secure his release from detention under the Internal Security Act has ... Read more...

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HINDRAF leader Uthayakumar could lose his leg, says his wife


February 16th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb.16 (ANI): HINDRAF leader and Internal Security Act detainee P. Uthayakumar is in danger of losing his leg, said his wife, who has lodged a police report against the ... Read more...

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Hindraf leaders” remain under Internal Security Act


February 12th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya, Feb 12 (ANI): Five Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leaders will remain under Internal Security Act (ISA) detention as the Federal Court has dismissed a motion to review an earlier ... Read more...

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Uthaya not getting medical treatment in Malaysian prison


February 7th, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb. 7 (ANI): ISA detainee P. Uthayakumars Wife S. Indradevi has lodged a police report alleging that Uthaya was not been given a proper treatment despite permission by the ... Read more...

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Ninety-six Indian NGOs seek release of HINDRAF leaders


September 25th, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept.25 (ANI): A group of 96 Indian non-governmental organizations want the Government to release the five Hindu Rights Action Force (HINDRAF) leaders detained before Deepavali next month. According to The ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM considering freedom of Hindraf leaders: MIC


September 24th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 24 (ANI): Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has agreed to consider the Malaysian Indian Congresss appeal to release five Hindraf leaders detained under the ISA.The Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Malay Indian party demands freedom for Hindraf leaders


September 22nd, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Sep 22 (ANI): The Malaysian Indian Congress has reiterated its call to free five Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leaders from Internal Security Act (ISA) detention.MIC president S. ... Read more...

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Malaysian High Court upholds order to ban Hindraf rally


September 10th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept.10 (ANI): A magistrate''s court order to ban the Hindu Rights Action Force (HINDRAF) rally held on November 25 last year, has been deemed as valid by the Malaysian ... Read more...

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Arrested Hindraf coordinators wife says party leaders not helping her


July 2nd, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Klang (Malaysia), July 2 (ANI): K. Vickneswary, the wife of Hindu Rights Action Force coordinator K. Vasantha Kumar detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA), has said that most of her ... Read more...

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Malaysian court to take up Hindraf leaders release petition on July 21


June 24th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Ipoh ( Malaysia ), June 24 (ANI): A Malaysian High Court has fixed July 21 as the next date of hearing of the habeas corpus application filed by one Karpal Singh ... Read more...

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Hindraf leader allowed to attend relative’s funeral


June 6th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 6 (IANS) Jailed Hindu activist K. Vasantha Kumar has been allowed to attend the funeral of his uncle, media reports said Friday. A tearful Kumar of the Hindu Rights ... Read more...

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Malay Indian MP to move motion on HINDRAF leaders medical condition


May 3rd, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 3 (ANI): Karpal Singh, the Malay Indian Member of Parliamentb representing the Bukit Gelugor constituency, has said that he will move a motion on Tuesday to discuss HINDRAF ... Read more...

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Hindraf supporter barred, then allowed to fly to Chennai


April 29th, 2008 - 5:39 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 29 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian businessman who stood bail for five Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leaders last year was barred, but later allowed by the immigration department to ... Read more...

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Explain HINDRAF leaders detention: Malaysian Indian Congress


April 25th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Apr.25 (ANI): The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) has asked the government to explain why five leaders of the Hindu Rights Action Force (HINDRAF) are being detained under the Internal ... Read more...

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Hindraf detainee faces harm, says mother


April 13th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 13 (IANS) The mother of a Tamil Hindu leader has alleged that her son was being served food with excessive sugar by jail authorities even though they knew he ... Read more...

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Hindraf supporters demand proper medical treatment for their leader


April 12th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 12 (ANI): Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) supporters demonstrated outside the Kamunting detention camp near Taiping, demanding that their leader, P. Uthayakumar, be given proper medical attention.The gathering ... Read more...

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Kuala Lumpur High Court to take decision on Hindraf leaders’ case on Feb 26


January 29th, 2008 - 10:19 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 29 (ANI): The Kuala Lumpur High Court will deliver its verdict over on a habeas corpus application filed by five leaders of the Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) on ... Read more...

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ISA advisory board to decide fate of Hindraf leaders


January 11th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 11 (ANI): Five ethnic Indians belonging to the Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) who were detained by authorities in Malaysia for spearheading a massive anti-government protests will face Internal ... Read more...

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Court rejects habeas corpus application of Hindraf lawyer


December 19th, 2007 - 2:30 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 19 (ANI): The habeas corpus application filed for the release of Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) lawyer M. Manoharan, who was detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA), has ... Read more...

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