A Wave of Attacks Before the War
The Malaysian Government disbanded Mahathir Mohamad’s party before the general election. It is a maneuver to weaken the opposition.
The suprising news came just one day before the Malaysian parliament’s dissolution. Two weeks ago, the Malaysian Registry of Societies (RoS) sent a letter to the central committee of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Malaysian United Indigenous Party/PPBM), containing an order to disband the party.
According to the RoS, an agency under the home affairs ministry, the PPBM failed to meet administrative requirements for competing in the general ele...