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Malaysia: Minister's Apology Missing

Categories: East Asia, Malaysia, Digital Activism, Ethnicity & Race, Protest

Malaysian politician Lim Kit Siang says “The Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation Datuk Seri Dr. Jamaludin Jarjis should stop censoring the press and be man enough to make an unqualified public apology [1]to third-year CalyPoly Biotech Malaysian student”. The minister was on a visit to the US and meeting Malaysian students studying in California when he made a racist remarks addressed to a student who comes from a minority ethnic group in Malaysia.