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Pakatan's Indian reps urge release of DAP duo, others over alleged links to Tamil Tiger group
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Kuala Lampur, Oct. 11 -- Sixteen Pakatan Harapan (PH) elected officials today called the government to release two DAP lawmakers and five others arrested for their alleged support of defunct Sri Lankan terror group, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
In a joint press statement, the 16, including Penang Deputy Chief Minister II Professor P. Ramasamy and Deputy Rural Development Minister R. Sivarasa, claimed it was "natural" for Tamils in Malaysia to express sympathy for their brethren in Sri Lanka, which was engulfed in a civil war that ended in 2009 with the elimination of LTTE leaders who were killed or jailed.
"During the height of the civil war In Sri Lanka, Tamils in Malaysia and elsewhere had natural sympathy for the Tamil ca...
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