‘Association should have opposed move’
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.