Perkasa: Critics of Zakir Naik's PR need lessons on gov't rights

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Those opposing preacher Zakir Naik's permanent resident status in Malaysia need to be schooled on what the government can do, said Perkasa vice-president Hassan Basri.

This comes after former de facto law minister Zaid Ibrahim said he will file a lawsuit to challenge Zakir's PR status, after Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi confirmed Zakir was granted permanent residency five years ago.

"Malaysia a sovereign country, just like any other country, has the rights and regulations to give permanent residency to anyone at all...

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