Najib Razak was prime minister of Malaysia from 2009 to 2018. Photo: Reuters Najib Razak was prime minister of Malaysia from 2009 to 2018. Photo: Reuters
Najib Razak was prime minister of Malaysia from 2009 to 2018. Photo: Reuters

Is Malaysia’s new government using Najib’s old playbook to stifle dissent?

  • There has been a spate of police probes into voices critical of Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s administration, including opposition politicians
  • Critics say the moves are reminiscent of disgraced ex-premier Najib Razak’s reign, during which dozens of activists and politicians were charged with sedition

Topic |   Malaysia
Najib Razak was prime minister of Malaysia from 2009 to 2018. Photo: Reuters Najib Razak was prime minister of Malaysia from 2009 to 2018. Photo: Reuters
Najib Razak was prime minister of Malaysia from 2009 to 2018. Photo: Reuters
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