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Malaysia’s leader warns of religious and ethnic tensions

By Thomas Fuller / International Herald Tribune

Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi at the General Assembly of the United Malays National Organization in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday.

Malaysia’s prime minister, Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, said Wednesday
that frayed relations between the country’s religious and racial
groups had reached a “worrying” level and warned that the
government would not hesitate to crack down to preserve peace
between them.”Freedom has its limits,” Abdullah said in a
nationally televised speech to his party that serves as an
annual state of the union address for the country. “I would like
to warn those who abuse this freedom that I will not for a
moment hesitate to use the law against them.” Continue reading

Friday, November 17, 2006 Posted by | News | Leave a comment

Umno shouldn’t blame others

Nakhoda
Nov 16, 06 4:22pm

UMNO logo
Umno has a forked tongue and the way it talks is full of arrogance. They know the other BN partners are effeminate and won’t dare challenge them. The keris, in full view in front of everyone as the Umno Youth head made his speech during the current Umno AGM, was there as a warning. Continue reading

Friday, November 17, 2006 Posted by | Commentary | Leave a comment

PM says race relations not at troubling stage; IHT Asked To Correct Report

The Associated Press, November 16, 2006

Malaysia: Malaysia’s leader denied Thursday that race relations in the multiethnic country have become worrisome, as ruling party officials urged ethnic Chinese and Indian minorities to respect Islam’s status. Continue reading

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NEP has been vulgarised, betrayed

Wan Mohd Aimran
Nov 16, 06 4:30pm

It is official then – the New Economic Policy (NEP) is here to stay indefinitely. Deputy Prime Minister Najib Razak said so in his opening speech at the Umno general assembly – that infamous yearly event where Umno politicians get to amplify their sense of self-importance and feed their masochist tendencies, often through obscenely shameful displays of racism. Continue reading

Friday, November 17, 2006 Posted by | Commentary | Leave a comment

   

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