Rock-solid oath

Historical artifact: A relocation ritual was held according to native customs when the oath stone was moved to safety at a permanent site after it was restored.

The promises made by the then-Malayan government to Sabah when Malaysia was formed in 1963 were literally cast in stone — the historical boulder in Keningau which serves to remind us of our rights to religious freedom, land, culture and customs.

TODAY’S is a special article. I am writing this together with my friend and our Maju Foundation adviser from Sabah, Datuk Dr Johan Arriffin. We like to share our thoughts and concern about where Malaysia is heading and how we should start a new Malaysian narrative, using Sabah and Sarawak as example.

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