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High Court rejects Gerakan's application to challenge Khat issue

Susan Loone
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Penang High Court today rejected Gerakan's application to challenge four federal government defendants over the controversial teaching of Khat (Jawi) in schools.

Judicial commissioner Amarjeet Singh rejected the application, ruling that Jawi is part of the Malay language, which is the official language of Malaysia.

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