The State of Non-Muslims in Penang and Selangor.

By Tricia Yeoh

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The criterion for successful nation building today where Malaysia is concerned lies in how governments manage to settle interfaith issues. As with all controversial matters in a democracy, it is the legal protection of the rights of minority groups – be these ethnic, religious or something else – that shows how mature the country is.The season for cheer last December was slightly dampened by several events in the months leading up to Christmas. Christmas carollers were thrown into confusion over...

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Tricia Yeoh

has previously worked with the Selangor state government and is now attached to a market research consultancy.