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KUALA LUMPUR -- Five non-governmental organisations (NGOs) including the Malaysian Malay Network Organisation (JMM), today submitted a permit application to the police to organise a peaceful rally against lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transsexuals (LGBTs) at Merdeka Square here on Saturday.
The other NGOs included the Coalition of Malaysian NGOs, Federation of Peninsular Malay Students (GPMS)and Malay Veterans Association.
The rally was expected to draw up to 10,000 people, JMM president Azwanddin Hamzah told reporters after submitting the application at the Dang Wangi police headquarters here.
Azwanddin said JMM and the other NGOs believed that the police would give the green light to organise the rally.