1985 Kedah killings come back to haunt Mahathir


August 17, 2017 5:00 AM

KUALA LUMPUR • A clash 32 years ago between Malaysian police and followers of the main Islamist party that killed 18 people in a remote village in Kedah is back in the spotlight, putting an uncomfortable glare on the role of then Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.