Malaysia's controversial comic linking ‘radical’ Malay-Muslims to support for China’s Uygurs.

Malaysia’s Mahathir joins criticism of comic book linking Malay-Muslim youths to extremism over China’s Uygurs

  • The publication, distributed in high schools, says ‘radical’ Malay youths may be biased against China due to its treatment of the Muslim minority
  • The controversy has put a spotlight on the inner workings of the Pakatan Harapan administration, now accused of favouring ethnic Chinese interests
Topic |   Malaysia

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Malaysia's controversial comic linking ‘radical’ Malay-Muslims to support for China’s Uygurs.
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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: Reuters

Mahathir fears Malaysia will be target of sanctions amid US-China trade war

  • The prime minister said Malaysia was ‘caught in the middle’ as proponents of free trade indulged in restrictive trade practices ‘on a grand scale’
  • He said the big powers should keep out weapons of war in the South China Sea as any tension would affect Asean’s success
Topic |   Mahathir Mohamad

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: Reuters
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