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Protest Hundreds Arrested in Malaysia Lai Seng Sin / AP Photo

Hundreds Arrested in Malaysia

Malaysian police say 924 people have been arrested in protests demanding electoral reforms. Police fired tear gas at crowds marching in Kuala Lumpur, and demonstrators clashed with riot police. The demonstration was organized by a coalition of groups known as Bersih 2.0, a group the government has declared an illegal organization. Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim marched with the protesters, and according to his Twitter account sustained a minor injury.

July 9, 2011 7:46 AM