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Don't go soft on racists, Johor sultan tells authorities

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Modified 16 Sep 2015, 5:58 am

Johor Sultan Ibrahim Ismail Iskandar has urged the authorities not to be soft on racists or be biased when it comes to such issues.

“To the authorities, do not take a soft approach against haters and racists, do not be biased, get to the root of the problem, and apprehend those who create racial disharmony problems here in Johor Darul Ta’zim," he said in a Facebook posting today.

The monarch reiterated that there was no place for hatred and racism in Johor.

"Anyone who creates disharmony and spreads hatred here by promoting racism, will have to deal with me personally. Take this a warning.

"If anyone who want to practice hatred and racism in Johor Darul Ta’zim, the home of the Malays, Chinese and Indians - Bangsa Johor, please leave Johor immediately. That is an order," he added.

Sultan Ibrahim said he and his ancestors had worked hard in cooperation with the state government and Johoreans to make the state a better place and ensure its people live in harmony and togetherness.

“This is not the stone age, do not be ungrateful, the Malays, Chinese and Indians, all played their part, Johor Darul Ta’zim is home to the Malays, Chinese and Indians, they are Bangsa Johor.

"As their ruler, it’s my responsibility to see my subjects live in harmony, and my subjects are always my priority," he said.

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