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Jun 13, 2018

Is Malaysia spying on its students in Australia?

Malaysian student activists in Australia have accused Malaysia's Special Branch of monitoring them — and not for the first time.

Jeremy Nadel

Freelance journalist

bersih malaysia

Protesters at a Bersih rally against Malaysian electoral corruption.

Malaysian students in Queensland believe that operatives of Malaysia’s police intelligence agency -- Special Branch -- filmed, photographed and took notes on them while they were passing on their ballot papers for the national election last month.

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One thought on “Is Malaysia spying on its students in Australia?

  1. AR

    Yet another reason we should be glad that Sukarno’s konfrontasi succeeded – imagine if Malaysia had been controlled, as it would have been, by good ole boy Harry Lee and his ilk, who learned from the best at Oxbridge about controlling the masses – instead of Mahathir .

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