Tag: Malayan Emergency
After Sir Henry Gurney is assassinated, everyone from the village of Tras is rounded-up and placed in a detention camp on suspicion of collaborating with the communists.
The 1948-1960 Emergency was a crackdown on workers and the anti-colonial struggle, with the Alliance party helping to keep British interests alive. How different would Malaysia be if the 'People's Constitution' had been adopted?
Heckling breaks out during panel discussion but moderator succeeds in calming them down, with one later apologising for the outburst.
The bodies of 27 New Zealand soldiers and a child will be returned next year.