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08 September 2014

Article Non-Malays Are Arrogant : 'The Sun' apologises to @Zahid_Hamidi cc @501Awani @Bernamadotcom


'The Sun' apologises to Zahid Hamidi

NEWS  PUBLISHED: 5 hours ago

'The Sun' apologises to Zahid Hamidi

BY: MICHAEL MURTY

The Sun's apology comes after many news portals and political leaders have expressed outrage over Home Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi's alleged remark.

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 8, 2014:

The Sun has apologised to Home Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi for quoting him as having said, "Non-Malays are arrogant".

The local English daily issued an apology on page two of today's edition, saying, "the line was wrongly attributed to Zahid and in fact was made by another Umno leader at the opening of the Segambut Umno meeting".

The Rakyat Post which also covered that Umno meeting had attributed a similar line to Segambut Umno divisional chief Kamaruddin Ambok.

Kamaruddin had said non-bumiputras were "biadap dan kurang ajar (disrespectful and rude)" especially on social media lately.

"On social media, people now are daring enough to insult Malays, Islam, our leaders and even the royalty," he was reported to have said.



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