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Emergency: A checkmate for Umno?

Critics have raised concerns that there were ulterior motives to this move

Deputy PM Zahid and PM Najib - Photograph: Seth Akmal/The Malaysian Insight

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The declaration of a state of emergency two days ago caught many Malaysians by surprise. Critics have raised concerns that there were ulterior motives to this move, so BFM reached out to political commentator Bridget Welsh, honorary research associate at the University of Nottingham’s Asia Research Institute, for insight into the political implications of the emergency.

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