Muftis' silence allowed Memali tragedy to happen, says Dr Mahathir

Melati A. Jalil Diyana Ibrahim

Dr Mahathir Mohamad says in the Memali tragedy, Ibrahim Libya's followers killed police because they were infidels for working for an infidel government. The PAS president, on April 7, 1981, declared Umno and Barisan Nasional as an infidel government that ruled like colonialists. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Seth Akmal, December 30, 2017.

THE 1985 Memali tragedy would not have happened if muftis had challenged the Amanat Hadi, said Bersatu chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

He said muftis seemed to agree with PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang’s speech as they did not speak up against him.

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  • Shameful, only UMNO leader left, current or ex, that dare take in the entire religo class in Malaysia. The founding generation had many who dare take on the muftis and Ulamas. Clare sign of prodigal inheritors none in UMNO, PKR or Bersatu dare.

    Posted 5 years ago by Bigjoe Lam