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In wake of laundrette issue, MP moots anti-discrimination law

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In light of a laundrette being accused of discriminating against non-Muslims, a DAP lawmaker has called for the introduction of comprehensive anti-discrimination legislation.

Kulai MP Teo Nie Ching had said on Facebook that “the principle is really simple, if today I opened a shop that was only for non-Muslims, do you think I would be arrested?”

Elaborating on the post, Teo told Malaysiakini that the laundrette issue was a case of “clear-cut discrimination.”

“There is no good justification for it, how can be a dobi (laundrette) be halal and non-halal? Is this reasonable and acceptable? I don’t think it is...

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