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Malaysia Youth & Sports Minister: Bumiputra University Quotas Insult Malays

KUALA LUMPUR: Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said Malays should view the quota system for entry into local universities as “insulting”. “These quotas and all that, some of it is in Article 153 in the constitution. I have been…
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Female Supporters Of Ahok Fear For Their Lives As Islamists Claim It’s Halal To Gang-Rape Them

The conflicts related to the racially and religiously charged gubernatorial election in Jakarta have hit a new low when a supporter of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) claimed in a Facebook comment that it is Halal to gang rape female…
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Jakarta Election Results A Victory For Prejudice Over Pluralism?

The long, divisive campaign for governorship of Indonesia’s capital city Jakarta is finally over, with unofficial results showing a decisive victory for the challenger Anies Baswedan over the controversial incumbent governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (popularly known as Ahok). The election…
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