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Bishop hails Nik Nazmi’s defence of Hannah Yeoh

Terence Netto

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Modified 20 Jun 2017, 8:48 am

Catholic Bishop Emeritus Paul Tan Chee Eng hailed the comments made by PKR Youth chief Nik Nazmi in support of Hannah Yeoh’s disclosures of how her faith has influenced her conduct as a politician.

Those disclosures have made Yeoh the target of Muslim ire based on the latter’s perception that the DAP state assemblyperson for Subang Jaya was engaging in Christianisation.

“Our religion influences our ethics, our judgment and criticism of ourselves, and our behaviour towards our fellow human beings,” said the Jesuit-trained prelate, who has been a vocal exponent of issues affecting the right to freedom of religion...

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