Revoke licences of hijab-banning hotels, says Nurul Izzah


Amin Iskandar

PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar has called on the government to revoke licences of hotels which ban Muslim women working frontline jobs in the industry from wearing hijabs. – EPA pic, November 11, 2017.

PUTRAJAYA should revoke the licence of hotels which discriminate against Muslim women working frontline jobs in the industry from wearing the hijab, or headscarf, PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar said.

She said this would ensure that no company had discriminatory policies against religious practices.


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  • Idiot!! All companies have reasonable rules and regulations which must be adhered to by employees. Are Emirates stewardesses allowed NOT to wear hats and scarves and MAS stewardesses NOT to wear "kebayas" due to religious sensitivities? Why stop at headscarves ...... can wear burqa too?

    Posted 2 years ago by Malaysian First

  • The hijab wearers themselves say that it is a religious obligation, not a fashion accessory. So if they are 'alim' why choose a line of work which requires social interaction with people of all sexes and cultures? Are they going to insist on gloves and neck-to-floor length gowns next? There are so many other departments in hotels to choose from, some of which do not require social interactions and which allow the worker to dress as he or she chooses, within acceptable limits of course.

    Posted 2 years ago by Raz Musa