All types of discrimination should not acceptable in Malaysia. However regardless of residing in a various society, bouts of racism proceed to happen.
In a Twitter thread, a netizen live-tweeted his stunning expertise in an categorical bus on Sunday (12 Might) with a really racist bus conductor.
He begins by explaining that he and his household have been on the best way again to KL from Johor in a dodgy bus referred to as N*o liner.
When he was boarding the bus, the conductor ordered a Chinese language girl to place her meals within the boot, to his anger.
So racist was the conductor, he had given away the very best seats located within the entrance for the netizen and his household to forestall Bangladeshis from sitting there.
“The conductor requested the 4 of us to maneuver to the entrance… however I vaguely recalled that the seats have been full.”
“After which a foreigner (most likely a Bangladeshi) got here to me and confirmed his ticket. I sat at his place. We have been able to return to the again, however the attendant requested us to remain seated. You already know what he mentioned?”
“It’s OK, I wish to solely let “individuals like us” sit entrance of the bus. Foreigners want to sit down on the again”
“He mentioned it whereas patting my shoulder affectionately. My sister and I checked out one another, quizzical on the racism that occurred.”
“I roared, ‘Why did you place the foreigner on the again?‘ However he simply ignored me.”
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He continued his protest to the conductor however was later confronted with one other situation, and this time with the Chinese language woman who earlier introduced meals onto the bus.
Abruptly, the scent of french fries crammed the air. It seems the Chinese language girl from earlier was consuming on the again.
“They stopped along side the highway and requested the girl to place her meals within the baggage boot.”
“I used to be fuming in anger, however I needed to include myself as a result of who is aware of the size to which this man may go simply to guard his fragile iman (religion).”
Unable to confront the conductor, fearing ejection from the bus with no cash, he implored others to assist.
“I really feel so unhealthy that I couldn’t do sufficient to protest as a result of I had an excessive amount of at stake. But when something, individuals, please keep in mind to boycott this bus: N*o Liner.”
“A bus performed by racists who can’t appear to assume they’re not the star that the world revolves round.”
However one netizen lamented the truth that the netizen ought to have taken motion in opposition to the conductor at the moment.
“I want you’d stand as much as the bus driver about his racist remarks fairly than simply maintaining it to your self.”
“As a majority ethnicity, we must always use our privilege to face up for what’s proper, and that reveals extra about ourselves.”
One other lamented the truth that the conductor didn’t train restraint regardless of it being the holy month of Ramadan.
“Ramadan is the month for Muslims to restrain our iman and lust. Not for different believers to alter their day by day way of life for a complete month simply due to us.”
With the netizen vowing to report the categorical liner to the authorities, we sincerely hope that no such incident would occur sooner or later.
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