Wednesday, November 11, 2009

The Herald in KadazanDusun language banned

The Herald, the Catholic weekly newsletter which had its 2010 publishing permit approved in August, is in a bind as it has received another letter stating its application has not been approved.

The Herald editor Father Andrew Lawrence said they received a second letter in September informing them of the latest development.

“The letter from the publishing division of the Home Ministry, dated Sept 5, also wants us to make an application for the refund of RM800 for the weekly permit which we had paid.

“We had, on Aug 3, received a letter stating the ministry had approved our permit for 2010 and even allowed us to print in four out of the five languages we had requested,” he said, adding that they were not allowed to print the newsletter in the KadazanDusun language.

He said the September letter did not state if their earlier approval had been cancelled or rescinded by the ministry.

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