31 Mar '11, 3am

M'sian MP Bung Mokhtar Radin says the backlash for his comments on women drivers makes him feel 'sexually harassed'

M'sian MP Bung Mokhtar Radin says the backlash for his comments on women drivers makes him feel 'sexually harassed'

This photo taken on May 19, 2010 shows Malaysian lawmaker Bung Mokhtar Radin (left) and his second wife Zizie Ezette (right). -- PHOTO: AFP KUALA LUMPUR - AN ANNOYED Datuk Bung Mokhtar Radin has made a passionate plea to women's groups not to target him as a sexist following his comments about women being slow drivers. The Kina-batangan MP said his remarks on Monday in the Dewan Rakyat had been manipulated, causing him to be singled out by women's groups so much so that he felt 'sexually harassed'. 'I was talking about careless drivers and dangerous road conditions,' he said, explaining that he did not accuse women of being 100 per cent responsible for road accidents and that he was merely talking about those who had just passed their driving tests. He said he had the utmost respect for women and considered them God's gifts who must be respected and treasured. 'But this ha...

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A M'sian MP has drawn flak from women's groups after he told parliament female drivers were 'slow' and 'oblivious'

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straitstimes.com 29 Mar '11, 5am

Bung Mohktar Radin (above) has drawn flak for calling women drivers 'slow' and oblivious'. -- PHOTO: NSTP KUALA LUMPUR - W...