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(From New Straits Times (Malaysia))
Byline: M.K. Megan Shamini Darshni; Anis Ibrahim
THE debate on the wearing of the tudung continued in the House yesterday, ending in a shouting match between backbenchers and Opposition MPs. It started when Datuk Mohd Alwi Che Ahmad (BN-Kereteh) was moving the motion of thanks for the Royal Address. He was talking about racial politics when Opposition MPs got up to say that no one was questioning Islam as the official religion.
"But what is your opinion about non-Muslims being ordered to wear the tudung?" asked Fong Po Guan (DAP-Batu Gajah), referring to Inspector General of Police Tan Sri Bakri Omar's order that …