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Did Malaysia ever stamp "SHIT" on passports ("suspected hippie in transit")?

BBC (2023): In Malaysia anyone with sufficiently suspect attributes would have the letters SHIT - suspected hippie in transit - stamped in their passports before being deported. Forbes (2014): When ...
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Is Dr. Zakir Naik a citizen of Malaysia?

Dr. Zakir Naik According to the above Wikipedia article, Dr. Zakir Naik obtained Malaysian citizenship. However, there is no citation supplied in favor of that claim. Zakir Naik on why he fled to ...
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Did the New England Journal of Medicine determine that Sinovac is more effective than the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine?

I've seen infographics such as this, that compares the efficacy of Sinovac and Pfizer. In the infographic it says that, according to New England Journal of Medicine : Sinovac prevents 65.9% of the ...
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Did France kill millions of Muslims?

Refer to a blog post by Malaysia's ex Prime Minister, Mahathir Mohammad: Macron is not showing that he is civilised. He is very primitive in blaming the religion of Islam and Muslims for the killing ...
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Did the IMF admit that capital controls have been successful in Malaysia?

A DW article says Malaysia stood out as a country that refused IMF assistance and advice. Instead of further opening its economy, Malaysia imposed capital controls, in an effort to eliminate ...
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Does this video portray Muslims being tortured?

Video shared from this source has the following caption. هؤلاء مسلمو بورما يعذبون فقط لأنهم مسلمون ... من منكم يشعر بوجعهم ما عليه إلاّ محاولة نشر الفيديو على صفحات عالمية ربما تساعدهم ... و أدعوا ...
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Are Dr. Zakir Naik's speeches banned in the UK, Canada, and Malaysia?

NDTV, which is currently India's Most Trusted TV Media Brand, claims: Mr Naik's speeches are banned in the UK, Canada and Malaysia. This post by The Daily Star (Bangladesh's most widely circulated ...
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Did Francois Valentijn say that Malay language in 16th century was understood by even people living in Persia and beyond?

Utusan Malaysia, a mainstream newspaper publisher in Malaysia, published an article ( in Malay language) that claims that Malay language was a dominant and international language in 16th century. ...
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Are Malays in Malaysia descended from Yunnan, China?

Referring to a post here. The research discovered that the Malays in these sub-ethnic groups were genetically composed of some Proto-Malay (orang asli Melayu), Semang and Indian DNA, with at ...
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