21 Malaysians arrested for staging an outdoor protest at Merlion Park

"I hope Malaysians working or studying in Singapore will reflect more on their situation before acting illegally," Datuk Md Hussin Nayan said, according to Bernama.

*Update* SINGAPORE - The protest staged by some Malaysians in Singapore is illegal and those who knowingly organised and participated in such an illegal activity should face the consequences, said Malaysian High Commissioner to Singapore.


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SINGAPORE - Police arrested 21 Malaysians who staged an outdoor protest at the Merlion Park at about 4.50pm today.

This despite earlier police advisories that such gatherings are against Singapore's laws.

"The Police would like to reiterate while foreigners are allowed to work or live here, they have to abide by our laws.

"They should not import their domestic issues from their countries into Singapore and conduct activities which can disturb public order, as there can be groups with opposing views.

"Those who break the law will be seriously dealt with," the police said in a media statement on Saturday.

Malaysians protest against election results in Merlion Park on May 8
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Malaysia Opposition rally against election results
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