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MALAYSIA-ICERD AND THE POLITICS OF FEAR

MALAYSIA-ICERD AND THE POLITICS OF FEAR
Apr 2012, Wikimedia Commons

By M. Veera Pandiyan

The Star-Dec 12

When all else fails, politicians can always rely on one primal human emotion to gain support or win back lost following. Fear, whether real or imagined, is a powerful weapon that can move people to do anything.

Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/opinion/columnists/along-the-watchtower/2018/12/12/icerd-and-the-politics-of-fear-the-dec-8-rally-against-the-un-treaty-is-a-classic-example-of-how-pol/#etrjmVXKUvbSjcUG.99

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