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Public discussion not prejudicial to Najib, says Syahredzan

The political secretary to Lim Kit Siang says this is because the country does not practise the jury system.

Prejudice against UEC must be resolved first, says Maszlee

He said the issue should be discussed more thoroughly and involve more stakeholders.

Paulsen calls for patience on ending LGBT prejudice

Using the United States as an example, human rights lawyer says change might come with the next government or even the one after.

Britain vows to end gay conversion therapy as survey reveals ‘burning...

The government said it would look into banning the "abhorrent practice" of conversion therapy to "cure" people of homosexuality, which 2% of respondents said they had undergone. Another 5% had been offered it.

Zaid turns to courts for remedy over ban of his book

The former minister said the prohibition order issued by home minister last month is unreasonable as book has been in circulation since October 2015.

Anti-African sentiment a cause for concern, says writer

Columnist questions 'Malaysia, Truly Asia' tagline amid reported discrimination against Africans in the country.

Bebas supports proposal for workplace discrimination law

Movement says 'Chinese only' or 'Mandarin speaking' criteria in job applications will be illegal should PKR veep Rafizi Ramli's proposal for new law be passed.

Silent majority pathetic and selfish, says Art Harun

Prominent human rights lawyer laments apathy among Malaysians on state of the country, telling them not to complain, if they choose to remain quiet about issues.

Perlis laundrette covers ‘Muslim only’ sign, re-thinks policy

Owner says state mufti advised him against the policy two days after Sultan of Johor rebuked a laundrette owner in Muar for taking a similar stand.

NGO says Muslim-only policy an act of segregation, bigotry

Sisters in Islam (SIS) says the growing number of incidences in Malaysia where there is discrimination premised on the Islamic faith, is alarming.

Parents refuse vaccines fearing they cause autism and are haram

Most of the refusals are from parents in Perak, Terengganu, Pahang, Kedah and Selangor.

‘Medical practitioners affected by halal debate over vaccination’

Health ministry's Dr Rozita Rahman urges those informed on the importance of vaccination to help disseminate the right information on vaccines.

Rafizi wants acquittal over 1MDB audit report exposure

He is prejudiced as prosecution did not provide him a page from the report to prepare his defence, says MP.

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