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Attacks on Karpal unacceptable, say ministers

Two ministers have spoken out against the attacks on Karpal Singh and dissemination of gory pictures of the accident involving the late DAP chairman and Bukit Gelugor MP. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Tan Sri Joseph Kurup said he was disappointed with a Barisan Nasional MP and a former Perkasa vice-president who... Read More

A man writes a condolence note during a vigil at Dataran Merdeka to remember the late Karpal Singh, who died in an accident on Thursday. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Afif Abd Halim, April 19, 2014.

A man writes a condolence note during a vigil at Dataran Merdeka to remember the late Karpal Singh, who died in an accident on Thursday. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Afif Abd Halim, April 19, 2014.

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