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Anwar Ibrahim

Anwar Ibrahim  

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(b. 1947)Malaysian political and religious activist. Formed an alliance with Mahathir Mohamed in 1969, advocating Malay educational and economic rights. Established Malaysian Islamic Youth Movement ...
Mahathir bin Mohamad

Mahathir bin Mohamad  

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(b. Alor Setar, Kedah, 20 Dec. 1925)Malaysian; Prime Minister 1981–2003 The son of a Malay headmaster of an English-medium school in Kedah, Mahathir was educated at Sultan Hamid College, Alor Setar, ...
Malaysia

Malaysia  

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Malaysia's ruling party is coming under increasing pressure.Malaysia has an unusual geographical composition. Its territory is evenly divided between a portion on the Asian mainland and a similar ...
Partai Islam Se-Malaysia

Partai Islam Se-Malaysia  

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Islamic Party of Malaysia. Formed in 1951 by members of three political parties (Malay Nationalist Party, Hizbul Muslimin, and United Malays National Organization) and registered as a political party ...
Tunku Abdul Rahman

Tunku Abdul Rahman  

(1903–90)Malayan statesman, Prime Minister of Malaya (1957–63) and of Malaysia (1963–70). A skilled negotiator, he secured Malayan independence from Britain (1957) and was one of the architects of ...
United Malays National Organization

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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2009
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Religion, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
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2,933 words

An ethnic Malay party, the United Malays National Organization (UMNO) has been the dominant political force in multiethnic

United Malays National Organization

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The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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2003
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Ethnic Malay party founded in 1946. Has been a dominant political force in Malaysia. Seeks to protect and promote

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