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We don’t need any anti-racism law, says PM’s Dept

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Putrajaya has no plans to formulate anti-racism or anti-discrimination acts as the government feels law enforcement will not be the best way to unite the nation’s multiracial community.

Such laws are not needed as the unity in the country is at a good and controlled level, the Prime Minister's Department (JPM) said in a parliamentary reply released yesterday.

"The government has never discussed the formulation of an Anti-Racism Act or an Anti-Discrimination Act in order to maintain the security and unity of the multiracial (communities) in the country.

"We opine that the efforts taken to unite the multiracial (communities) should be based on education, instead of law enforcement...

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