No room for religious policing here, say more Malaysians in support of Malay rulers

The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V during his coronation in April. Civil society groups and influential leaders have spoken up in support of the Malay rulers, who yesterday supported a ban of Muslim-only launderettes in Johor and Perlis. – EPA pic, October 11, 2017.

THE concerns raised by the Malay rulers on the country’s unity and harmony are timely as there is no place for religious policing in a multicultural society, influential leaders and civil society groups said.

They were responding to the statement issued by the Malay rulers yesterday, who endorsed the Johor Sultan and Perlis Raja Muda’s decision to forbid Muslim-only launderettes in their respective states.

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