Tag: May 13
Anwar Ibrahim says PTPTN should not put undue pressure on loan defaulters who are still unemployed.
Mahathir has urged politicians to stop using race and religion and other parties like DAP should also champion the cause of all communities, says Denison Jayasooria
The home minister says Malaysians must learn from the past and make sure the country does not face the same problem in the future.
Why the May 13 riots 50 years ago shows the truth of the Malay proverb 'kalah jadi abu, menang jadi arang' (the loser turns to ashes, the winner to charcoal).
A truth commission should be established to get the full story, and a memorial erected in memory of those who perished in the racial riots of 1969.
Raggie Jessy and Azwanddin Hamzah of Gagasan 3 have been told to surrender to Ampang police for questioning.
The body, representing former policemen and soldiers, says if the rally organisers insist on holding the rally, the defence forces chief should issue a statement that soldiers will join police to quell any resulting riots.
Dr Boo Cheng Hau of Skudai says such a commission will enable Malaysians to come to terms with what transpired and move forward.
The former IGP says the information was passed to him during his stint with the National Operations Council in 1969.
Koon Yew Yin says the situation today is totally different from that in 1969, with too many Malay political and non-political players opposing BN for this to happen.
Suaram adviser Kua Kia Soong says Anwar Ibrahim is distorting history, and is equally responsible as the education minister then for angering Chinese educationists.
The DAP leader, unhappy that another film is being used to vilify him and the party, urges Malaysians to look beyond race.
Arguing how the country has never been the same since racial riots, Prof James Chin claims BN has since merely been a means to project an image for Umno.
Law professor Azmi Sharom says a 'doctor' who became the country's fourth prime minister, made the rule of law and protection given to the people go 'haywire'.
PPBM's Syed Saddiq and his best friend, Chong Hock Soon, aim to make May 13 a day when the public unites under a common Malaysian identity.
The Barisan Nasional spirit was established upon the reality of the country's plural society, and we need leaders who will continue to recognise that.
Lamenting hate speech in Myanmar, former Malaysian ambassador to Myanmar Mazlan Muhammad suggests there are lessons for Malaysians in this too.
Former Malaysian ambassador to Myanmar fears repression of Rohingyas could lead to radicalisation of the minority Muslim community.
Police to probe Twitter user who accuses Umno of "ethnic cleansing" during the May 13 and Kampung Medan riots.
The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections urges police to investigate incendiary statement, allegedly posted on Red Shirts leader's Facebook account.
Its Religious Harmony Bureau Chairman Ti Lian Ker says it is time for the nation’s leadership to provide direction and chart the way forward.
How scare tactics are used in attempts to band the Malays against others.
Malaysia must follow UK law on time limit for official secrets to allow for the real story behind racial riots of 1969 to be revealed eventually, says writer of May 13 book.