Flare Ignited and Chairs Thrown as Ex-PM Addresses Forum

StoryfulNewsPublished: August 14, 2017
Published: August 14, 2017

Violence broke out at at the Nothing to Hide 2.0 event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, which saw former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad questioned about corruption allegations. A mass brawl began as chairs, bottles and shoes were thrown after an audience member asked about a 1985 clash between police and villagers in Memali that left 14 villagers and 4 policemen dead. Some opposition leaders accused current Prime Minister Najib Razak of orchestrating the violence. Mahathir was reported not to have been hurt. Credit: Instagram/Shazz Shamsudin via Storyful

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