Is there an ulterior motive behind opposition to Lynas? (Photo by Hussein Shaharuddin/The Mole)
The Anti-Lynas group seems more comfortable in making noises on the street, making large-scale demonstrations, and continues to lie to the public that the Lynas plant contains high levels of radioactive contamination risk, especially to the Chinese Media.
The question is, what is the underlying motive of their opposition to the Lynas plant? To understand this motive, we must first know who they really are.
Lynas opponents, who masked themselves as environmentalists, are actually from the opposition, particularly DAP. This is because there are some people in the party who also took the same stand as DAP and refused to accept the scientific explanation from the parties concerned. In addition to the MCA and DAP, PKR also plays an important role in this issue as they try to gauge the support of the Rakyat and create momentum for the coming General Election.
But, why are the Chinese so eager to oppose Lynas as compared to other races?
Why has Lim Guan Eng himself proudly stated that the Chinese are united on the Lynas issue? Why?
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(Edited by The Mole.)