Postpone Jawi lessons, talk to us first, says anti-khat group

Alfian Z.M. Tahir

The Seni Khat Action Team is threatening to pull their children out of school if the Education Ministry does not talk with the group. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Nazir Sufari, August 25, 2019.

THE Education Ministry must postpone the teaching of jawi – or khat calligraphy – to vernacular school pupils until a clear answer on the issue is found, said a group of 24 pressure groups today.

Seni Khat Action Team (Sekat) secretary Arun Dorasamy said the group was seeking to hold a dialogue with the government in order to look for an amicable solution on the matter.

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  • Dey bukan wajib pun. Kecoh la

    Posted 10 months ago by Muzamil Hanafiah

    • Tapi you tau la ... beri betis hari ni, gerenti u esok nak peha...

      Posted 10 months ago by Rock Hensem

    • Macam NEP?

      Posted 10 months ago by Gerard Lourdesamy

  • I don't agree with the boycott going to school idea. That's like throwing out the baby with the bath water. The boycott should specifically be for the khat and jawi lessons. Not going to school entirely will be to the detriment of the children.

    Posted 10 months ago by Yoon Kok

  • The lessons have been reduced, PIBG can monitor, how much more to compromise. It's not like learning Khat is going make them convert.

    Posted 10 months ago by Vanitha Manogaran

  • We Non Malays have NO TRUST IN THE EDUCATION MINISTRY Bcoz We have been CHEATED ALOT ALOT BY THEM. Non Malays Will Never Forgive the Education Ministry for Depriving the RIGHTS OF OUR KIDS IN SCHOOL WHEN MALAYS OBSERVING THEIR RELIGIOUS OBLIGATION. What is the Fault of Our Kids who came to school to
    Study but we FORCED TO EAT IN TOILETS DURING THEIR BREAK TIME. We parents did bring to the attention of the school HM 's but it went to DEAF EARS. Malay HM's pretended n brush off the issue as if nothing happened. Also our kids hv to forced to winess ANIMAL SLAUGHTERING IN SCHOOL . What is all these NONSENSE Happening in place where KIDS COME TO STUDY TO GAIN KNOWLEGDE TO SECURE THEIR FUTURE. Today eduation ministry tell non malays to read jawi tmmrow they will say u non malay receite Quran Then on n on n on No End to it

    Posted 10 months ago by Mindy Singh

  • The pibg can do whatever to protest towards the government but think twice if u r going to jeopardize the children's education and think again what if, no solutions where it takes more than 14 days.

    Posted 10 months ago by Chong Choong Kian