'Allah' for Muslims only, rules Malaysian Federal Court (13)

The Hindu 2014.06.23 13:30
AP Malaysia's top court on Monday upheld a government ban forbidding non- Muslims from using "Allah" to refer to God, rejecting an appeal by the Roman Catholic Church that argued that the law failed to consider the rights of minorities in the largely Muslim nation. Although the Malaysian constitution guarantees freedom of religion, the 4-3 decision by the Federal Court is expected to reinforce complaints from
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