Mahathir’s Thursday blog post has drawn reactions from around the world. Photo: Reuters
Mahathir’s Thursday blog post has drawn reactions from around the world. Photo: Reuters
Malaysia

Malaysia’s Mahathir hits back at critics, says comments on France and Muslims were taken out of context

  • The 95-year-old had written that ‘Muslims have a right … to kill millions of French people’, but says reports omitted a crucial subsequent sentence
  • He also blamed social media giants Twitter and Facebook for the fiasco, suggesting they employed double standards when it came to matters concerning Islam

Mahathir’s Thursday blog post has drawn reactions from around the world. Photo: Reuters
Mahathir’s Thursday blog post has drawn reactions from around the world. Photo: Reuters
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