Homeless aren't animals, fume soup kitchens
The ban on soup kitchens within a two kilometre radius of Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur is not just ineffective but heartless, social workers say.
Zuhri Yuhyi, a social worker with NGO Mercy Mission, which runs a soup kitchen at Jalan Hang Lekiu, said the way the government handles the homeless is cruel.
“They are treated like animals when they are stuffed into trucks to be brought away,” Zuhri said, referring to the government agencies’ usual round up of the homeless.
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