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'Medieval thinking': Nazri urges govt to withdraw citizenship ruling appeal

PARLIAMENT | Mohamed Nazri Aziz (BN-Padang Rengas) has urged Putrajaya not to appeal the High Court ruling that struck out the discriminatory treatment of Malaysian mothers with overseas-born children.

He said the constitutional provision, which only grants automatic citizenship to overseas-born children if the father is Malaysian but not if the mother is Malaysian, is clearly a form of gender discrimination and is “medieval thinking”...

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