Mahathir Mohamad

Mahathir Mohamad speaks during an interview in Putrajaya, Malaysia
‘Why can’t I say something against Jews?’ Malaysia's PM asks at Columbia

The prime minister did express sympathy for other targeted minority groups, condemning Burma for its persecution of Rohingya Muslims.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
26/09/2019
Malaysian PM at Cambridge: My Jewish friends are not like other Jews

Speaking at Cambridge Union, Mahathir Mohamad said that he would invade Israel if he could.

Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad
After swimmers banned, Malaysian PM says no Israelis allowed in country

"It is my right to criticize Israel for its policy regarding the Palestinians and say they do many bad things."

Subscribe for our daily newsletter
Subscribe for our daily newsletter

By subscribing I accept the terms of use