11 July 2024

People outside Malaysia must have been caught by surprise by the recent political developments in Malaysia. One key question is why all of a sudden Mahathir Mohamad decided to step down as prime minister.


But Mahathir is just of the key players who have contributed to the political mess.

In an article published on Malaysiakini news website, Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj, chairperson of Parti Sosialis Malaysia (Socialist Party of Malaysia) offers an insight into what happened.