Don’t just slap a convenient label

ONE day of wrongly believing that a loved one had died from taking an illicit drug is painful and cruel enough. Imagine if that mistake had lived on for over a year, and everybody else had accepted it as fact too.

Such anguish – if we can somehow conjure it up in our heads – must be what’s in the hearts of the family and friends of the six people who died after watching performances on the second day of the Future Music Festival Asia (FMFA) at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium in March last year.

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