Malaysia’s former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has denied anti-Chinese sentiments. Photo: AFP

Why Malaysia’s hopes for a post-racial politics are fading – even if Mahathir is not ‘anti-Chinese’

As former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad denies being anti-Chinese, are his opponents using the spectre of racism to divert attention from a troubling issue?

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Malaysia’s former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has denied anti-Chinese sentiments. Photo: AFP
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