01 Feb '11, 11pm

Man files court papers alleging discriminatory policies against Muslims & Malays in Singapore

SINGAPORE - The Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) said yesterday it has received court papers from a man alleging discriminatory policies against Muslims and Malays here. The summons was filed by lawyer M Ravi on behalf of Mr Mohammed Alias Abdullah, 38. It came a day after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong laid out on Sunday the Government's position on the state of integration between Muslims and other communities here. Mr Lee had said Muslims here have done a great deal to strengthen harmony and social integration in the country and that his perspectives of the community differed from those expressed by Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew in the book "Hard truths to keep Singapore going". Notwithstanding the Government's stance, Mr Mohammed, who is a paralegal in Mr Ravi's firm, named the AGC - the Government's lawyer in civil matters - and the Islamic Religious Council of Singap...

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