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The day I ate in front of a fasting Muslim – Michelle Kathleen Chen

4 Jul – When I was in primary school, my teachers told me I wasn’t allowed to drink in front of Muslim pupils during Ramadan. If I wanted to drink, I would have to hide under my table or ask for permission to go to the corridor or toilet.  As a child, I struggled to understand why this should be so. Some teachers even said that non-Muslim pupils had to keep their water bottles out of sight, in their…

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