As the conservatives in Pas come under fire for their comments on local elections and other hot-button issues, Mujahid Yusof Rawa continued his efforts to project a more inclusive face to the party. This afternoon he cemented ties with the Christian community in the northern region.
Category: Ethnic and inter-religious relations
The Kelantan state assembly should shelve the special state assembly sitting on 29 December to table and pass amendments to the Kelantan Shariah Criminal Code Enactment in view of the calamitous flood disaster in the East Coast.
— محمد (@mfannuar) December 25, 2014
— DzulkarnainDzulkafli (@Dzulkar_naemm) December 25, 2014
Protesters reportedly led by Penang Perkasa youth chief Mohd Rizuad Mohd Azudin held a demonstration at Komtar over the Allah controversy. Their target was Penang state exco member for religious affairs Malik Abdul Kassim.
Police blocked them from going up the stairs near the Komtar Maybank branch.
Over in Ipoh, this was the scene. (more…)
Close to a hundred civil society groups have rallied around the 25 moderate Muslims who had called for a public discourse on Islamic laws within the framework of the Constitution.
Read the full letter by the 25 moderate Muslims (one of the original 25 has withdrawn).
Syabas, people of Malaysia!