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Dr M's apology doesn't absolve past wrongs, says don
Published:  Dec 31, 2017 1:11 AM
Updated: 4:02 AM

Dr Mahathir Mohamad's apology yesterday does not write off the misdeeds of his administration, constitutional law expert Abdul Aziz Bari said.

"Just because Mahathir, as a former prime minister, has said sorry for what has happened during his premiership, it does not necessarily mean that it has absolved all the wrongs committed during those years.

"For one thing, the apology and admission is essentially political," Aziz said in a statement last night."

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