Dr M has no regrets quelling student protests, but...
An unrepentant Dr Mahathir Mohamad has defended his use of the Universities and University Colleges Act (UUCA) to quell student protests back when he was in government.
"I didn't do anything that I consider wrong when I was implementing the UUCA.
"I don't feel guilty, my conscience is clear. I did what I thought was best for the country and if you don't agree that is your right to disagree," the former premier said at a forum on the UUCA tonight.
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