Muslim boy denied home stay in Japan

A Dunedin boy has been rejected for an exchange trip to Japan because he is Muslim. Photo / ThinkstockThe Human Rights Commission has weighed in on the case of a Dunedin boy rejected for an exchange trip to Japan because he is Muslim.

Sharif Steel, 15, had hoped to spend a year in Japan staying with a host family but his application was rejected due to his religious beliefs, Stuff reported earlier today. more:  .nzherald.co.nz