Tag: Malaysia Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman

Human rights activist rebukes M’sian Youth Minister for hosting Zakir Naik, telling country to move on

Kuala Lumpur—Prominent human rights activist and lawyer rebuked Malaysia’s Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman over social media for the minister’s “capitulation” regarding controversial Indian preacher Dr Zakir Naik. The Youth Minister had, like several other prominent figures, originally called for the...

After teen commits suicide in heeding Instagram poll results, Malaysian youth minister is jump-starting a national discussion about mental health

Bangi—When a teenager leapt to her death on Monday (May 13) after having likely heeded a majority "Die" vote in her social media poll asking netizens to help her decide on suicide, Malaysian Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman expressed concern...

Malaysia’s youngest minister believes ‘Najib Razak will not be able to make political comeback’ in new democracy

Malaysia’s Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman was recently interviewed by South China Morning Post (SCMP) and said that former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak will not be able to make a swift political comeback in the country due to the...