In her speech during the Human Rights Day celebration on Tuesday, social activist and human rights campaigner Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir called out to Malaysians who still hold to the concept of "hierarchy of human beings", where some are deemed superior to others, due to their race, religion or gender.
Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob visited the former leader on Saturday evening, fuelling rumours that the former leader was in critical condition.
Some also claimed that Shahril did not understand the context of Zakir's speech at the event in Kelantan.
But things may return to normal someday, although normal may have a new definition.
For Malaysians, there is the added problem of getting permission to even leave the country.
What signals would I give off if I wore a Western dress in an Asian country? Azmi did use but unlike me, he trusted the system and got there with no hesitation.