Ops Lalang detainees not as bad as I made them out to be, says Dr Mahathir

Amin Iskandar

Pakatan Harapan chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad says he has become close to his colleagues in the opposition coalition, many of whom were caught in the 1987 dragnet. – The Malaysian Insight pic, October 22, 2017.

AS the country marks the 30th anniversary of Operasi Lalang, the leader who oversaw the detention of 106 activists and politicians reiterates that he was an unwilling party in the massive police crackdown.

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