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Public backlash after “Listen! Listen!” bullying during students’ indoctrination

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A university students’ indoctrination session, thinly disguised as a forum, went horribly wrong for the organisers who did not expect the furious and at times creative backlash when a video clip of the event was posted on Youtube.

Sharifah Bawani Listen Listen

During the session, a plucky law student from the floor, K S Bawani, turned the tables on the organisers when she defended Bersih’s legitimacy and raised the uncomfortable question as to why Malaysia is unable to provide free education to students.

The response from the emcee, Sharifah Zohra Jabeen Syed Shah Miskin, clearly smacked of bullying and intimidation though the student tried to stand her ground. This is the original clip of the session:

Outraged Malaysians have struck back in creative ways.

This is Namewee’s take of what happened:

And this is a hilarious ‘dance remix’ that is going viral:

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