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I took this part from wikipedia about UMNO. Read on…
…The Youth wing in particular is known for what some call radical and extremist defense of ketuanan Melayu; one opposition journalist has contended that all UMNO Youth leaders were “perceived as pro-Malay, anti-Chinese in their days”. One oft-cited instance of this is a rally held by UMNO Youth shortly before Ops Lallang in 1987, where future Deputy Prime Minister and then UMNO Youth Chief Najib Razak threatened to bathe a keris (dagger) with Chinese blood.  At the same rally, banners were hoisted carrying phrases such as “revoke the citizenship of those who opposed the Malay rulers”, “May 13 has begun” (referring to the May 13 racial riots in 1969), and “soak it (the keris) with Chinese blood”. 
In 2005, UMNO Youth Chief Hishammuddin Hussein brandished the keris at the UMNO Annual General Meeting (AGM) while decrying critics of Article 153 of the Constitution of Malaysia and the social contract.  Both Article 153 and the social contract preserve special privileges for the Malays.
However, more mature politicians occasionally make controversial statements as well; at the 2004 AGM, party Deputy Permanent Chairman Badruddin Amiruldin waved a book on the May 13 riots while warning non-Malays not to stir a “hornets’ nest” and cautioning, “Let no one from the other races ever question the rights of Malays on this land.” …
My point is, people, think before you vote for BN, again! So go ahead and post this to as many other blog sites as possible
visitor – interesting how the main stream media has not picked up on the “Barisan Rakyat” idea which is flooding the Malaysian blogs right now. Hmmm…
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