Many still in the dark, divided over Sarawak Day

Desmond Davidson

State Reform Party president Lina Soo says only self-rule, not independence, was granted to Sarawak on July 22, 1963. – The Malaysian Insight pic, July 22, 2017.

AS Sarawak marks the day it was granted self-governance, it will attempt to recreate the historic scene 54 years ago, when the Union Jack was lowered for the last time and the red, black and yellow flag of post-colonial Sarawak flew on its own.

The date was July 22, 1963. The scene, Pengkalan Batu at Kuching’s popular waterfront.

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