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Many want a better understanding of May 13, survey shows

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The riots that broke out on May 13, 1969, undoubtedly changed the course of Malaysian history, but many still feel they do not have a complete understanding of the tragedy.

An overwhelming 87 percent of respondents in a survey commissioned by Malaysiakini said they would like to "understand the May 13 tragedy better", with a similar number wanting it to be included in the national syllabus.

The online survey was conducted by research firm in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the riots to gauge public awareness on the issue...

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