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February 5, 2013

Malaysians call on Psy to cancel concert

Netizens say upcoming show being used as political tool.
Psy performns
South Korean rapper Psy, performs on October 17, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Marianna Massey/Getty Images)

Malaysian Facebook users recently launched a coordinated campaign to ask Korean pop star Psy, of "Gangnam Style" fame, to cancel a Chinese New Year performance in Penang province. The concert is organized by Malaysia's ruling Barisan Nasional coalition, and the party's chief youth strategist has admitted that it is seeking to attract young voters through the event.

Here's the letter most users are posting, which includes a Korean translation: