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Remembering May 13 and the lessons learned

May 13 victims' tombstone at the Sungai Buloh Leprosy Settlement. Photograph take in 2007.

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It has been 55 years since racial tensions boiled over, marking one of the darkest moments in Malaysia’s history.

May 13 in 1969 saw hundreds of people killed, with exact figures still unknown to this day.

Eddin Khoo, a historian and writer, shares his insights with BFM into how we can learn from this tragic event to ensure it is never repeated.

Presented by: Wong Shou Ning and Keith Kam
Produced by: Keith Kam

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Orang Ulu
Orang Ulu
14 May 2024 7.35am

Nothing is currently learnt by the present power crazed politicians pandering for support to remain in power.

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