Crisis, Pain, and Political Instability in Malaysia
Differing interpretations of palace statement
By: Murray Hunter
In overruling Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s bid to delay the reconvening of parliament until September with a statement earlier this week that was at best ambiguous, Malaysia’s king, Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad, has left the country in the midst of a 16-month political crisis that shows no sign of abating.
Muhyiddin’s government Cov…