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Govt must retract appeal against citizenship ruling: Lawyers' group
Published:  Sep 14, 2021 5:13 AM
Updated: 9:51 AM

Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) has urged the government to withdraw its appeal against a court declaration of automatic citizenship for overseas-born children of Malaysian mums and foreign dads.

In a media statement today, LFL coordinator Zaid Malek (above) called on the government to end blatant discrimination against Malaysian women in the right to confer citizenship to children.

“It is unacceptable that the government has decided to prolong the...

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