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May 13: Declassified Documents on the Malaysian Riots of 19693.14 · Rating details ·  65 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews

This is the first credible account of the May 13, 1969 racial riots in Malaysia using documents recently declassified at the Public Records Office, London after the lapse of the 30-year secrecy rule. These documents provide the only available confidential observations and memoranda by British and other foreign embassy operatives based on their intelligence and contacts witThis is the first credible account of the May 13, 1969 racial riots in Malaysia using documents recently declassified at the Public Records Office, London after the lapse of the 30-year secrecy rule. These documents provide the only available confidential observations and memoranda by British and other foreign embassy operatives based on their intelligence and contacts with local officials and politicians. They include dispatches by correspondents which were then banned in Malaysia. The local media were suspended at the time and local documents remain classified under the Official Secrets Act....more

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Published 2007 by Suaram Komunikasi

PAD270 Chapter 2 Political Development After Independence

2270 WordsMar 16th, 201510 Pages

SIAN POLITICS

PAD270 MALAYSIAN POLITICS

C HAP T E R

INDEPENDENCE
Lecture by: Miss Farhana binti Yaakub

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OUTLINE
2.1 Nation Building
2.2 The Formation of Malaysia
2.3 Period of Emergency
2.4 13th May 1969 Incident
2.5 Plural Society in Malaysia
2.6 Unity and National Integration
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2.1 NATION BUILDING
“Nation building is a distinctive concept which relates to the development of politics, characterized by stability and the people’s firm commitment to it. To achieve this, nation building involves the utilization of skills of social and political engineering. The index of nation building is the degree of political cohesion and integration”.
(Atal, 1981 as cited in Mohamed Mustafa, 2014)

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2.2 THE FORMATION OF MALAYSIA
The idea was…show more content…

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THE MALAYS
• Against communism;

Response towards

• It was contrary to the teachings of Islam.

THE INDIANS

THE CHINESE

• Suspicious towards the
MCP;

• Most were against the MCP;

• Members were mostly
Chinese.

• Focused towards improving their

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