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Shadows of race and religion over this Merdeka

Zan Azlee

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COMMENT | I make a lot of documentaries that promote multiculturalism, pluralism and understanding of ethnicities and religions. I also regularly travel around the country (and also outside of the country) screening my work and talking about it with the objective of promoting just that. I like that my journalism work has evolved over the years to this.

Anyway, recently, I was in Kelantan where I was invited by University Malaysia Kelantan (UMK) to give a few talks in schools and colleges in the state related to "Countering Violent Extremism" (CVE). I wasn’t the only one. There were a few very respected speakers from agencies like the Southeast Asia Regional Centre for Counter-Terrorism (SEARCCT) and from UMK too.

The purpose of these talks was to ...

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