Militants scuffle with cops during rally at Malaysian embassy


MANILA, Philippines – A scuffle broke out during a rally at the Malaysian Embassy Thursday as protesters tried to smear the embassy’s seal with red paint to symbolize the blood of Filipinos spilled in the Sabah conflict.

The protesters initially coated red paint on their hands and smeared it onto a streamer that read “PM Najib Razak, Pres NoyNoy Aquino, there’s blood in your hands.”

Rasti Delizo, Sanlakas spokesman, rushed to the Malaysian Embassy seal after placing a hand print on the streamer to stain the seal.

Policemen blocked Delizo and a fight ensued as the latter continued to push his way to reach the seal.

Restrained by police, he shouted at them: “The policemen of Malaysia and not the Filipino people.”

After the scuffle, the protesters went on with their rally, blasting the alleged overkill of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.

“We call on the Malaysian government to immediately listen to us otherwise we are warning Prime Minister Najib Razak, if you do not listen to us, if you do not stop your bloody war in Sabah now, then we will declare you Southeast Asia’s number one war criminal,” Delizo said.

“We will even file appropriate charges against you in the proper courts of law at the international level,” he said.

He also called on Aquino to step forward and make a firm stand on the Sabah issue by filing a diplomatic protest.

Malaysian security forces have allegedly committed human rights abuses during their sweeps of the villages in Lahad Datu, Sabah, while hunting down the supporters of the Sultanate of Sulu.

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  • Diepor

    They should bring the paint to the sultan

  • Psiitoon Charoenkrung

    This protest should be followed up by a larger rally. There is an an article in Philstar which says that Ninoy tried to influence the changing of the 1973 constitution by dropping the article which said that Sabah is a part of the Philippines in exchange for the Malaysian’s help to oust Marcos. My if that article is true then treason has been committed by the Aquinos by ceding a big part of Philippine territroy to the enemy

  • ApoLapullapu

    The protesters were barking at the wrong tree.

  • Bing

    as far as i’m concerned, this issue is about money and power. it has been a last ditch stand by a feudal system to raise up its old and dying influence. why would they do such a thing NOW? why not last year? why not a 5 years ago? no president since cory aquino pushed for the sabah claim. so why only now? it is obvious that the new peace deal with the MILF marginalized the sultan and misuari (they are both Tausugs). this is a calculated risk to draw attention to their plight. it unfortunately failed. and all Filipinos are affected by this irresponsible act. we are portrayed as lawless and uncivilized because of some selfish actions by a few.

    if sabah belongs to the Philippines, just like the Spratlys and Panatag Shoal, then let us pursue our claims legally without resorting to violence. no country will just give up land they currently occupy without a fight. if the “picnic” goers were unarmed, they would have probably received worldwide sympathy if they were abused and maltreated by the malaysian police. but they came there armed and looking for a fight. that for me is totally unacceptable. they broke Philippine Law. the broke malaysian law. for that they have to face the consequences of their actions.

    • kismaytami

      ” no country will just give up land they currently occupy without a fight”… the Philippine government is giving away our lands all these years.

      • Bing

        well that is our problem that obviously we cannot solve by sending picnic goers armed to the teeth. we have to strengthen our economy and military to gain respect. we should not do foolish acts such as this fiasco.

  • Adryz Arriffin

    Everything that was done, was brought by the “Royal Sulu army” terrorist themselves to the Philipino people. They had every chance to leave, Filipino’s called them to leave (They even sent an aid boat to bring them back), Malaysian’s called them to leave, but they killed 2 policemen first because they stayed for their own greed and selfishness, because no man can demand what he never had or experienced, without greed and no man can ignore the pleas of others without selfishness. Those who call them patriots, I will leave you to your misplaced belief, but they are terrorists for what they’ve caused to the loss of the Malaysian people and the Filipino people. Perhaps the Malaysian government went overkill, but those terrorist Sulu army people aren’t helping themselves claiming the thousands of sleepers and support they have in Sabah and causing extreme amounts of fear, unrest and paranioa in Sabah with the hundreds of thousands of illegal Suluk immigrants we have here. They’ve actually single handedly screwed up most of the lives in Sabah not to mention our main source of income, tourism and all the peaceful Filipinos living here working for a better life, illegal or not. You want to blame somebody? Not the Malaysian Government, Blame the “Royal Sulu Army” They threw the first stone coming to Sabah armed and dressed for war. How does peaceful negotiations start with invading a village of another country, kicking out the locals, while being armed with AK-47’s and mortars with an experienced military strategist all dressed in army attire, refusing to leave. Now were all paying for it, Malaysians and Filipino’s but especially Sabahans. Anybody in the right mind and logic would have understood what they did or the means they chose was wrong.

  • zabada

    You came to Malaysia and killed our policemen.When we kill them back, you protest in front of our embassy..Sabahan people want summone your king,Kiram because he rent out Sabah to Colonial without asking Sabahan people.I tell you now we are at 20 century.Democracy is the new kings.Even the prophet and four fist caliph not restore sultanate kingdom.The prophet said.”Sultanate kingdom are bitter”.So why restore something bitter ?.Sultanate kingdom is nit the way to the prophet and four araasyidin and not assunnah.They practiced nice democracy.See history .So democracy is their way.Democracy is Sunnah.Don,t see your guns.Many amongst you are retarded muslims.Come and protest in here.You will see what will happen.Why you support that blantant militants and that retarded Kiram and his folwers,who have only guns and not have a proper brain.What they know about Islam ?.They know it nothing!!!.

  • zabada

    These men enjoy a rally,they will stop when militants kill their sons.

  • ruben_bush

    militants supporting the sultanate of sulu??? its like the bolsheviks supporting the Tsar !!!
    i thought the left was against monarchy???????

  • Edgardo Mendoza

    malayshit manipulator land grabber!

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