United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) party delegates gather at the opening ceremony of the party’s General Assembly in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Thursday. Photo: AP

Why Malaysian PM Najib Razak is playing the race card

In attempt to consolidate power, Malaysian leader uses party assembly to paint the opposition – and his former mentor Mahathir – as colluding to end Malay dominance

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United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) party delegates gather at the opening ceremony of the party’s General Assembly in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Thursday. Photo: AP
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