Race, religious issues will continue to brew post-GE14, warns analyst


Chan Kok Leong

Denison Jayasooria says PAS has been very consistent in its fight for a more Islamic Malaysia, and the GE14 results showed an inclination for a more Islamic Malaysia in the Malay heartland. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 28, 2018.

THE results of the 14th general election could potentially lead to greater conflicts over race and religious issues, as the new opposition now consists mainly of Malay-Muslim parties, said political analyst Dr Denison Jayasooria.

While the new Pakatan Harapan government may be more multiracial, the opposition dominated by Umno and PAS is set to create a divide between the more traditional and conservative Malaysians, and the more liberal ones.


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  • TDM screw.ed these up. Hope he will not do the same again.

    Posted 2 years ago by Tanahair Ku