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
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

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
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
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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