Banning of Headscarves by Hotels is Far From Over

OFFICIAL STATEMENT BANNING OF HEADSCARVES BY HOTELS IS FAR FROM OVER Tourism and Culture Minister (MOTAC) Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz said on 22nd of November 2017 that Muslims who work as frontline hotel staff have the right to wear headscarves. He further lambasted the Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) for the “irresponsible” and “anti-Islam” statement […]

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Religious Discrimination: Banning of Hijab Among Hotel Employees

It’s far from over. In the last few months, WAFIQ has collected data from a number of hotel employees and hotel graduate interns who testified that they have been discriminated against based on their religion, as they are not allowed by their employers in the hotel and tourism industry to wear the hijab. Many highlighted […]

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