Ex-premier visits rally in Malaysia to support PM’s resignation

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For a second day, thousands of Malaysians took to the streets to demand economic and political reforms including the resignation of the country’s prime minister who is embroiled in a financial scandal.
And while the protesters might mostly be linked to the political opposition, they received a huge boost Sunday from a stalwart of the ruling party, ex-prime minister Mahathir Mohamad.

CCTV’s Rian Maelzer filed this report from Kuala Lumpur.

Ex-premier visits rally in Malaysia to support PM\'s resignation

For a second day, thousands of Malaysians took to the streets to demand economic and political reforms including the resignation of the country's prime minister who is embroiled in a financial scandal. And while the protesters might mostly be linked to the political opposition, they received a huge boost Sunday from a stalwart of the ruling party, ex-prime minister Mahathir Mohamad.