A Malaysian student writes using the khat script. Photo: Ahemed Rafeeq | Twitter
A Malaysian student writes using the khat script. Photo: Ahemed Rafeeq | Twitter
Malaysia

Malaysian court bans Chinese-education lobby group’s protest against ‘Islamisation’ of schools

  • PM Mahathir Mohamad has warned that the event by the Dong Jiao Zong group had the potential to cause ‘chaos’
  • The protest was against the plan to teach the Arabic script khat in vernacular schools, which had roused ethnic tensions in the multiracial country

Topic |   Malaysia
A Malaysian student writes using the khat script. Photo: Ahemed Rafeeq | Twitter
A Malaysian student writes using the khat script. Photo: Ahemed Rafeeq | Twitter
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