Organisers were forced to cancel this year’s Better Beer Festival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, after police said the risk of a terror attack was too high. Handout Photo

Cancelled beer fest in Malaysia: if Najib is courting Islamic hardliners, are his rivals any better?

As Islamic hardliners grow more influential, political parties hesitate to offend the voting bloc of religious Malays, and the cancelled Oktoberfest-inspired event is likely a sign of things to come

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Organisers were forced to cancel this year’s Better Beer Festival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, after police said the risk of a terror attack was too high. Handout Photo
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