National unity in the time of pandemic

Prof Shamsul Amri Baharuddin. -filepic

DURING the Covid-19 crisis, Malaysia has been experiencing moments of unity and moments of differences, noted Prof Shamsul Amri Baharuddin, head of the National Institute of Ethnic Studies at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

“The Covid-19 pandemic brought us together, and collectively we are willing to be subjected to lockdown for the sake of health and safety for all,” he told me in a WhatsApp chat.

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