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    Do they know what 'dignity' means?

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    Mariam Mokhtar  |  columns

    COMMENT | Do the organisers of last Sunday's "Malay Dignity Congress" know what the word, 'dignity', means?

    The Kongres Maruah Melayu was not a congress in dignity. It was anything but dignified. The organisers were less than honourable. The congress was a contest to massage Malay egos and admire the best sabre-rattlers.

    The congress was jointly organised by Universiti Malaya, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Universiti Putra Malaysia and Universiti Teknologi Mara.

    Academicians have no business wasting taxpayers' money on this futile event. In the end, this congress gave us a spectacular display of the insecurity of Malay leaders, academicians, students and religious preachers...

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