Religious Freedom – Malaysia

Malaysia: religious freedom in chaos

By Ruth K’lama | Mission Network News Malaysia (MNN) – Last fall, a Member of Parliament in Malaysia issued a public call for religious freedom, the first of its kind, according to the Religious Freedom Institute. Ms. Kasthuri Patto was ... Full Article

Sarawak could allow converts to renounce Islam

By Trinna Leong | The Straits Times The Malaysian state of Sarawak announced it would amend state laws on conversion, following a court case involving three people seeking to have their conversion to Islam reversed. Sarawak Chief Minister Abang ... Full Article

Malaysia’s Sharia Law Costs Non-Muslims Their Kids

POH, Malaysia — Nov 10, 2014, 1:54 AM ET By EILEEN NG Associated Press It was the last round of a recurring argument: M. Indira Gandhi’s husband wanted her to convert to Islam. A committed Hindu, she refused. He threatened divorce. Both ... Full Article

Malaysia Bans Non-Muslims from Using ‘Allah’

(Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin) – Little inflames Malaysia’s Muslim fundamentalists more than the fact that Malaysian Christians use the word “Allah,” even though it is just the Malay word for God, adopted from Arabic centuries ago. ... Full Article