Ops Lalang, our dark days


Police crackdown: The reasons the police gave for the mass arrests under Ops Lalang was that racial riots were imminent.

Thirty years after the operation, some of the same issues – race, religion, language – still plague some of our politicians. 

MOST Malaysians are familiar with the popular rationale in politics, that there are no permanent enemies, or permanent friends, but only permanent interests.

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