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Fresh after court victory, Taoist temple seeks permanent solution

Annabelle Lee

26 Jun 2017, 8:28 pagi

Updated 3 years ago

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Following a High Court decision that ruled against its demolition, a Taoist temple is seeking a dialogue with authorities and the developer who tried to demolish it, in order to achieve a permanent solution.

"This is a landmark decision for freedom of religion in Malaysia.

"But we still want to discuss this issue with the developer, the temple should be given replacement land for the new temple," lawyer P Uthayakumar, who represented the Hock Sui Tong Taoist temple in court, said at an appreciation ceremony this afternoon to celebrate the High Court’s decision last week...