‘As­so­ci­a­tion should have op­posed move’

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meant to be dis­crim­i­na­tory.

Nazri said the right thing for the as­so­ci­a­tion to do was to protest against the ho­tel com­pa­nies by telling them that Mus­lims made up the ma­jor­ity of the Malaysian pop­u­la­tion.

“Why are they (ho­tels) com­ing here and mak­ing con­di­tions not to al­low head­scarves? What’s wrong? Is it bet­ter then to be naked than to wear a head­scarf on the front desk?”

Nazri added that he would not think in­ter­na­tional com­pa­nies from coun­tries that value equal­ity and hu­man rights in their re­spec­tive con­sti­tu­tions would ban staff from cov­er­ing their heads.

MAH could not be reached for com­ment at press time.

In a state­ment, DAP na­tional deputy chair­man Gobind Singh Deo said if there was a need for a court rul­ing on the mat­ter, he was will­ing to of­fer le­gal as­sis­tance to those af­fected and chal­lenge the le­gal­ity of such poli­cies.

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