From Farish Noor’s Islam Embedded: The Historical Developments of the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS (1951 – 2003)

Volume 1, page 63

“Despite the setbacks brought about by the overzealousness of some members of the [Security Forces], the campaign against the opposition (both communist and Islamist) was set to intensify even further. In March 1951, the British set up the Emergency Information Services (EIS)^93 … as part of the effort to break the morale of the [Malayan Communist Party].”

^93: The main aim of the EIS, initially based at Bluff Road, Kuala Lumpur, was to provide anti-communist propaganda for distribution by the radio and mainstream media services in the country…

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