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Jul 12, 2011

Disappointed with the United Nations Malaysia

GENEVA - The UN Human Rights Commission of Malaysia expressed disappointment that muffle the peaceful demonstrators with violence.

"We are very concerned about the damping action of peaceful demonstrators by the Government of Malaysia," said the UN Human Rights Commission spokesman Rupert Colville, told AFP on Tuesday (12/07/2011).

"The UN Human Rights Commission is very disappointed with the use of violence by the Malaysian police against demonstrators calling for the creation of democracy in Malaysia," he said.

Malaysian riot police fired water cannon and tear gas and arrested if 1600 demonstrators to stop the action. Malaysian police attitudes also come under fire from human rights activists.

Although police have released the protesters, the UN remains concerned about the occurrence of retaliation against prisoners.

Currently, Malaysian Home Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said, his department will conduct investigations into the riot that took place in the country on July 9.