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Malaysian elections + Sarawak’s position 

Yesterday, I spent the morning after my class chatting with my students who were understandably angry, fearful and frustrated with the current political stalemate. They were asking why the coalition with more number of seats weren't given priority to form a government, and instead a previous PM who were ousted by a vote of no-confidence was going around as if his coalition had won.

They were also fearful that Sarawak would align itself with the wrong coalition that would eventually threaten our way of life (a sentiment I share), given the rise of religious extremism and intolerance in one of the parties of that coalition, as mentioned in the Washington Post article below.

An Islamic Surge Deepens Malaysia's Old Divisions washingtonpost.com/business/an

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