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Mothers appalled govt appealing ruling despite backing by 3 ministers
Published:  Sep 14, 2021 12:47 AM
Updated: 12:47 AM

Family Frontiers, the group that successfully mounted a constitutional challenge against unequal treatment of women in the granting of citizenship to their overseas-born children, said it is appalled by the government's decision to appeal against their victory.

The group, comprising mothers with children deprived of citizenship due to the discriminatory practice, urged the government including Home Minister Hamzah Zainuddin and National Registration Department (NRD) director-general Ruslin Jusoh, to withdraw the appeal.

Family Frontiers noted that the government proceeded... 

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