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'Second independence' – Dr M urges youth of the nation to rise

Norman Goh  |  Published:  |  Modified:

This year's Merdeka Day and Malaysia Day would be the second independence for the nation, according to Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

"Before this, we claimed independence from the British, and this time, we gained independence from an autocratic, kleptocratic government," he said in reference to the previous administration.

The 93-year-old leader said this is something which Malaysians must celebrate...

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