Students call off price hike protests – for now


Ravin Palanisamy

University students protest against the rise in cost of living in Pasar Seni, Kuala Lumpur, July 2, 2022. They are calling off rallies against the government – for now – following Putrajaya’s efforts to address price hikes and cost of living issues. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 16, 2022.

UNIVERSITY students will not be holding protests against the government anytime soon following Putrajaya’s efforts to address price hikes and cost of living issues, a student leader said.

International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) student union president Aliff Naif said for now, students have agreed to call off their protests but would keep monitoring the government’s efforts, especially on those impacting the students.


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