The procession for Malaysia’s Merdeka Day parade walks by. Photo: Team Ceritalah
Karim Raslan
Opinion

Opinion

Ceritalah by Karim Raslan

As nationalism rises, what holds Asian countries together?

  • Nations need to possess a relatively inclusive, overarching identity – a set of ideas that can make anyone feel they belong
  • However, the plights of the Rohingya, Kashmiris and racism against Papuans, show robust nation-states aren’t always nice places to live in if you’re a minority

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The procession for Malaysia’s Merdeka Day parade walks by. Photo: Team Ceritalah
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