Aliran president Dr Francis Loh has issued an urgent statement calling on Prime Minister Najib Razak to speak out now on the worsening tensions between certain Muslim groups and Christians over the use of the word Allah.
It is a timely call. Malaysia badly needs a real statesman and much wisdom all round to defuse this situation. You can read Francis’ full statement on the Aliran website.
Meanwhile, I hope all readers of this blog and others will join hands to thwart any attempt to divide us on the basis of ethnicity and religion.
It was indeed heartening to see some 200 journalists and activists coming out today to demand media freedom. We live in Hope!