In the past, it was Malaysian's ethnic Chinese and Indians who left in large numbers for better opportunities that would be based on meritocracy and not race. But now it is Muslims who want out. Photo: ReutersIn the past, it was Malaysian's ethnic Chinese and Indians who left in large numbers for better opportunities that would be based on meritocracy and not race. But now it is Muslims who want out. Photo: Reuters
In the past, it was Malaysian's ethnic Chinese and Indians who left in large numbers for better opportunities that would be based on meritocracy and not race. But now it is Muslims who want out. Photo: Reuters

Malay Muslims fleeing country as fundamentalism takes hold

Increasing religious fundamentalism and authoritarianism propel many to leave

In the past, it was Malaysian's ethnic Chinese and Indians who left in large numbers for better opportunities that would be based on meritocracy and not race. But now it is Muslims who want out. Photo: ReutersIn the past, it was Malaysian's ethnic Chinese and Indians who left in large numbers for better opportunities that would be based on meritocracy and not race. But now it is Muslims who want out. Photo: Reuters
In the past, it was Malaysian's ethnic Chinese and Indians who left in large numbers for better opportunities that would be based on meritocracy and not race. But now it is Muslims who want out. Photo: Reuters
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