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Bersatu Leader Hands In Resignation Letter For Using Racial Slurs Against National Shuttler Kisona

today4 October 2021

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Source: The Star

We’d like to think that derogatory terms and racial slurs have been disbarred from everyday conversations, yet that doesn’t seem to be the case for this Bersatu leader.

A Pasir Puteh Bersatu vice chairperson in Kelantan has been confirmed to have used a racial slur against national shuttler S Kisona, and has submitted his resignation letter.

The Bersatu leader had questioned the nationality of Kisona and used a racial slur in a Facebook post when commenting on her performance at the Sudirman Cup mixed team championships in Finland.

The Facebook post under the name β€œBorhan Che Rahim”, used the k-word, a derogatory term used towards Indians.

Source: FMT

MIC Youth secretary, Andrew David, lodged a police report on the matter and called for action.

β€œThe racist and hateful remarks undermines efforts to unite the people through sports,” he said.

Badminton Association Malaysia (BAM) also issued a statement saying they had…

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Written by: Quinny Tan


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