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Consumer advocate group Cassa proposes Race Relations Act

Vinodh Pillai  |  Published:  |  Modified:

In light of the recent uproar involving a 'Muslim-only' laundrette in Johor, a Race Relations Act similar to existing laws in the UK could be debated in the upcoming Dewan Rakyat sitting in October.

Consumer Association of Subang and Shah Alam (Cassa) President Jacob George told Malaysiakini that he would work with the relevant authorities to see the Act through.

"Cassa wants to work towards a Race Relations Act that will provide a clear platform to address racial and ethnic confrontations. Hopefully, this will materialise in the next Parliament sitting.

"With the support and blessings of the federal government, we will go down to nationwide grassroots to bring together stakeholders, social and political operatives to work towards unity and our love for our nation, instead of our political, racial and religious differences...

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