Malaysian politician Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman speaks during an interview in Petaling Jaya on Thursday. Photo: ReutersMalaysian politician Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman speaks during an interview in Petaling Jaya on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
Malaysian politician Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman speaks during an interview in Petaling Jaya on Thursday. Photo: Reuters

Syed Saddiq’s new youth party looks to ‘unshackle’ Malaysia from old politics

  • The 27-year-old’s party would seek equal representation for women and young people in parliament and do away with political patronage
  • He said he was inspired by Thailand’s Future Forward Party and French President Emmanuel Macron’s youth-oriented En Marche

Topic |   Malaysia
Malaysian politician Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman speaks during an interview in Petaling Jaya on Thursday. Photo: ReutersMalaysian politician Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman speaks during an interview in Petaling Jaya on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
Malaysian politician Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman speaks during an interview in Petaling Jaya on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
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