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High Court Orders Ministry Of Home Affairs To Register MUDA In 14 Days

The ministry has also been ordered to pay RM10,000 in costs.

Cover image via The Vibes & Azneal Ishak/Malaysiakini

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The Kuala Lumpur High Court has ordered the Ministry of Home Affairs to register Malaysian United Democratic Alliance (MUDA) as a political party within 14 days

According to Malaysiakini, the youth party won in a court battle against the ministry today, 14 December, for their refusal to register the group as a political party.

The ministry has also been ordered to pay RM10,000 in costs.

The group, via its 13 co-founders which include Muar member of parliament Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman, had filed a legal challenge against Home Minister Hamzah Zainudin and the Registrar of Societies (ROS) in January.

Syed Saddiq said MUDA will be Malaysia's very first youth-led, multiracial, and multireligious political party:

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