Tag Archives: Racial Tension

DISGRACED – WHEN POLITICS AND RELIGION CROSS PATHS

How apt a time for Disgraced to be staged as we see the cracks between race and class continue to rip apart by rising nationalism. Written by a Muslim-American, this play's struggles on identity and a sense of belonging can strike a chord or two within the audience.

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MALAYSIAN CHINESE STUDENT ATTACKED IN RACIALLY CHARGED BUS ROBBERY

17 year-old Teh Kian Wei, a Malaysian Chinese student boarded a bus in Batu Pahat, Johor, with his friend and was heading home when he was approached by a group of about 10 Malay youth in their early 20s, who appeared to be high on drugs. According to Malaysia's China Press, Teh said they were on their way home at about 7.15PM after watching a movie at a mall in Batu Pahat.

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