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Vernacular Schools Must Close As They Are Detrimental To Non-Malays, Says Lawyer

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A Chinese vernacular school in Malaysia. (source: CiliSos)

The Kuala Lumpur High Court recently heard arguments regarding a lawsuit which will have massive implications for the future of race relations in the country.

The lawsuit, initiated in December 2019 by the Federation of Peninsular Malay Students (GPMS) and the Islamic Education Development Council (Mappim), is seeking to challenge the legality of vernacular schools, as well as asking for their immediate closure.

The Kuala Lumpur Court Complex, which houses the High Court. (source: theSundaily)

In a submission to the court by lawyer Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdullah, he argues that Chinese and Tamil vernacular schools are actually detrimental to non-bumiputeras.

He reasons that with Bahasa Malaysia not being the main language of instruction in these schools, students will have trouble finding work in Malaysia later in life, as many employers allegedly prefer candidates who are…

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