- Rakuten’s Mikitani Vows Support for Muslim Workers (News)
- [2017.01.31] Read in: 日本語 | العربية |
Tokyo, Jan. 30 (Jiji Press)—Rakuten President Mikitani Hiroshi vowed on Monday to back Muslim workers at the major Japanese online shopping mall operator, while denouncing US President Donald Trump’s immigration ban for passport-holders from some Muslim-majority countries.
“It is wrong as a human being” to “discriminate based on religion and nationality,” Mikitani wrote in English on Twitter. “We will support our Muslim staff members as a company and personally as well.”
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