Gov't urged to establish bipartisan committee to set narrative on racial issues

Hariz Mohd


The government must set up a bipartisan committee and rope in all political parties to discuss racial issues in the country, says former Bar Council chairperson Ambiga Sreneevasan.

She said this committee should rope in politicians from across the divide, including Umno and PAS, so that all would be shouldering the responsibility to build a national narrative over matters related to religion and races.

Ambiga, who is also a human rights activist, stressed that unhealthy rhetorics including hate speech should be stopped as soon as possible before it cost the country its peace and harmony...

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