Johor sultan orders Muslim-only launderette to open to all or shut down

The Johor palace says it is against any practice that undermines the state’s unity, harmony, moderation and tolerance. – AFP pic, September 27, 2017.

SULTAN of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar, has demanded that the owner of a Muslim-only launderette to apologise publicly and cease its discriminatory practice, or risk being shut down, The Star reports.

“This is not a Taliban state and as the head of Islam in Johor, I find this action to be totally unacceptable as this is extremist in nature,” the sultan told the daily.

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  • The Sultan is merely confusing the laundrette owner. Like it or not, what she did is not only legal, it's consistent with Islamisation trajectory the country is on. The Sultan just confusing Malay Muslim and changes little.

    Posted 5 years ago by Bigjoe Lam