Sabahans mixed on Mahathir's apology

Jason Santos

Bersatu chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad looking at the audience at the party's annual general meeting yesterday. Sabahans have met the Pakatan chairman's open apology made at the meeting with mixed reactions. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Seth Akmal, December 31, 2017.

DR Mahathir Mohamad’s open apology for his past misdeeds at the Bersatu annual general meeting was met with mixeds reaction among Sabahans, with some ready to forgive the former prime minister, while others do not.

For some, Dr Mahathir is known for his use of the oppressive Internal Security Act (ISA), where no leaders were allowed to speak on the special rights of the state for fear of being jailed.

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  • Sabahan leaders is trapped by their own thinking. What Mahathir did with Project IC and destroying MA63 is now what opened the door to UMNO -PAS cooperation. Now only Sarawak stands freely to stop full joining of UMNO-PAS, it will never be enough. Restoring Sabah and Sarawak rights is about stopping Hadi's PAS and the theocratic state. Sabahan leader should instead get Mahathir to admit it and agree.

    Posted 5 years ago by Bigjoe Lam