Insight and analysis on ICERD and similar issues exposure based on media intelligence data.
The people coined the term “Malaysia Baru” after Pakatan Harapan won GE-14, hoping that the new government will transcend above race and religion in running the country.
In reality, racial and religious issues are still as sensitive as before. Nevertheless, racial and religious issues have become more rampant after GE-14 because the people hope that current government are more open than before and willing to make changes. Thus, they are more daring in voicing out their opinions which are pertaining to race and religion.
For example, there are issues such as UiTM opening for non-Bumiputeras, appointment of Tommy Thomas as Attorney-General, recognition of UEC and the ratification of ICERD.