Eminent Malays urge PM to show leadership

Modified 8 Dec 2014, 7:46 am

A group of 25 prominent Malays called on Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak today to show leadership in the face of intolerant voices, such as that of right-wing groups Isma and Perkasa, which have been festering for too long.

The group of former top civil servants, judges, ambassadors and scholars, said in a joint statement that it was time for moderate Malays to speak up, for extremist and immoderate voices do not speak for Malays.

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