Conservative Malay leader defends calling ethnic Chinese «pigs» (dpa German Press Agency)

Kuala Lumpur (dpa) – Malaysia’s ethnic Chinese should not take offence at being called “pig,” a grassroots leader of a conservative Malay organization said Thursday. “For [Muslim] Malays, the word pig is sensitive but for the Chinese, what is the problem? It is their food,” said Jamal Mohamad Yunos of the ruling United Malays National Organization.…

Kuala Lumpur (dpa) – Malaysia’s ethnic Chinese should not take offence at being called “pig,” a grassroots leader of a conservative Malay organization said Thursday. “For [Muslim] Malays, the word pig is sensitive but for the Chinese, what is the problem? It is their food,” said Jamal Mohamad Yunos of the ruling United Malays National Organization.…