Politicians’ perceived immunity from punishment has raised the hackles of a restive populace grappling with unemployment and the economic blowback of Covid-19. Photo: Reuters
Politicians’ perceived immunity from punishment has raised the hackles of a restive populace grappling with unemployment and the economic blowback of Covid-19. Photo: Reuters

Do Malaysia’s politicians think they’re exempt from Covid-19 rules?

  • From ignoring mandatory quarantine after an overseas trip to holding a mid-lockdown birthday party, some officials have blatantly flouted the law
  • While tens of thousands of Malaysians have faced fines or jail terms for being caught breaking lockdown rules, these officials have escaped censure

Politicians’ perceived immunity from punishment has raised the hackles of a restive populace grappling with unemployment and the economic blowback of Covid-19. Photo: Reuters
Politicians’ perceived immunity from punishment has raised the hackles of a restive populace grappling with unemployment and the economic blowback of Covid-19. Photo: Reuters
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