Race-based census ‘fuels racial politics’


Zaim Ibrahim

Malaysians organise their politics according to race because we have inherited a 19th century census system, says an academic. – EPA pic, August 27, 2019.

RACIAL politics is rife in Malaysia because of the segregation and census methodology, said Dr Shamsul Amri Baharuddin.

The Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia academic said the current census system was inherited from the British in the 19th century.


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  • In this sense, the direction that Bersatu takes is clearly outdated.

    Posted 1 year ago by Tanahair Ku

    • The divide and rule politics must stop!!!

      Posted 1 year ago by Tanahair Ku

  • If you are saying political parties are the new, or, they believe they are the new colonial masters, you are right.

    Posted 1 year ago by A Subscriber