Yesterday’s mammoth street protest against Jakarta governor Ahok was a show of Muslim unity against a – keyword – Christian politician.
The majority of the world media identified Ahok as a ‘Christian’ in their headlines. His Christianity is the operative term.
Najib Razak in his keynote address to the Umno assembly this week said GE14 will be a battle between DAP and Umno. In other words, evangelicals vs Muslims.
Or to put it quite simply, a clash of civilizations as is happening elsewhere in the world.
Below is my blog posting more than five years ago — from July 2011. I’ve been consistently saying this.
By all accounts, the crux of Chan Lilian’s contentious tweet lies in this line: “i think all Christians shud march for all the persecution they had done to us and our Lord”.
The police had investigated Lilian for sedition but apparently No Further Action (NFL).
Chan Lilian, Special Officer to Lim Guan Eng and one of his chief propagandists
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