Dr M calls for hate towards Rohingya to end

Modified 29 Apr 2020, 9:23 am

Former premier Dr Mahathir Mohamad said sentiments toward the Rohingya refugees are akin to emotions expressed against Vietnamese refugees who fled communist rule after the Vietnam War.

Taking to his blog, Mahathir, who called for the hate to end against the Rohingyas, said the Malays were initially sympathetic to the plight of refugees, but, over time, their numbers grew, along with animosity towards them.

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