The View From Asia

Using religion and race to divide and unite

Asia News Network commentators draw attention to incidents related to race and religion in their societies. Here are excerpts.

Nicholas Cheng

The Star, Malaysia

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 01, 2018, with the headline 'Using religion and race to divide and unite'. Subscribe