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Organiser: Dignity Congress is a response to challenges against Malays

Naimmullah Jaya
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The Malay Dignity Congress slated for Oct 6 is in response to certain quarters challenging the position of Malays in the country, said the event's secretariat chief executive Zainal Kling.

"Many of the questions not only belittle Malays but also question the Malays' bumiputra rights, the position of the royalty, belittle and question Islam and also cultural issues such as the national language.

"This is why we are organising the congress... Because all the questions have challenged Malay dignity so much so that they do not only feel challenged but also played, belittled and underestimated," Zainal (photo) told a press conference in Kuala Lumpur today...

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