Senseless, senseless. As though you even care for the Mendailing community. Bodoh.
JAKARTA (June 23) : The Mandailing cultural controversy worsened, as several
sections of the Malaysia Hall building here were damaged by large stones
hurled by about 50 rioters.
Pancasila Youths, who earlier torched the Malaysian flag and hurled eggs
in the compound of the Malaysian Embassy in Kuningan after Friday
prayersYesterday , headed for Malaysia Hall in Jalan Hos Cokroaminoto, Menteng,
and began acting more violently.
At Malaysia Hall, they attacked a
security personnel who sustained slight injuries, threw large stones
and pieces of wood which shattered the warden's windows, apart from
damaging the main gate and messing up the windows by hurling eggs.
The stones thrown by the rioters also damaged the front roof of Malaysia Hall yesterday.
Education Malaysia director Prof Madya Dr Juzhar Jusoh said the incident at Malaysia Hall occured at 1.45pm.
Following the attack, Jakarta's Malaysia Hall Security personnel Bambang Sukrisno lodged a police report.
the demonstration in front of the Malaysian Embassy, the Pancasila
Youths, joined by other students, protested against Malaysia's move to
recognise the Tor-tor dance and the striking of the Gordaang Sembilan as
one of the branches of the national heritage.
Meanwhile, witnesses told The Star that yesterday's attack was the most violent.
It is understood that some of the stones hurled at the Malaysia Hall were as big as a human head. - Bernama