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Putrajaya: Freedom of religion does not equal freedom from religion

Putrajaya: Freedom of religion does not equal freedom from religion

BY KAMLES KUMAR
November 23, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 23 ― A deputy minister today claimed that atheism is a “very dangerous” ideology that goes against not only the Rukunegara that prescribes “believe in God” as one of the tenets, but also the Federal Constitution. Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki alleged that the freedom of religion in the Constitution which guarantees the freedom to worship does not include the freedom to not believe. “We have to understand... Read more

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  • A student reacts after receiving her UPSR results at Sekolah Kebangsaan Setiawangsa, Kuala Lumpur November 23, 2017. ― Picture by Yusot Mat Isa

    A student reacts after receiving her UPSR results at Sekolah Kebangsaan Setiawangsa, Kuala Lumpur November 23, 2017. ― Picture by Yusot Mat Isa

  • A student reacts after receiving his UPSR results at Sekolah Kebangsaan Setiawangsa, Kuala Lumpur November 23, 2017. ― Picture by Yusot Mat Isa

    A student reacts after receiving his UPSR results at Sekolah Kebangsaan Setiawangsa, Kuala Lumpur November 23, 2017. ― Picture by Yusot Mat Isa

  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Puchong Perdana students receive their UPSR results November 23, 2017. ― Picture by Miera Zulyana

    Sekolah Kebangsaan Puchong Perdana students receive their UPSR results November 23, 2017. ― Picture by Miera Zulyana

  • A student reacts after receiving his UPSR results at Sekolah Kebangsaan Puchong Perdana, Puchong November 23, 2017. ― Picture by Miera Zulyana

    A student reacts after receiving his UPSR results at Sekolah Kebangsaan Puchong Perdana, Puchong November 23, 2017. ― Picture by Miera Zulyana

  • A parent wipes tears from her eyes after her child receives her UPSR results at Sekolah Kebangsaan Puchong Perdana, Puchong November 23, 2017. ― Picture by Miera Zulyana

    A parent wipes tears from her eyes after her child receives her UPSR results at Sekolah Kebangsaan Puchong Perdana, Puchong November 23, 2017. ― Picture by Miera Zulyana

  • A parent and her child look at his UPSR results at Sekolah Kebangsaan Puchong Perdana, Puchong November 23, 2017. ― Picture by Miera Zulyana

    A parent and her child look at his UPSR results at Sekolah Kebangsaan Puchong Perdana, Puchong November 23, 2017. ― Picture by Miera Zulyana

  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Puchong Perdana students wait to receive their UPSR results November 23, 2017. ― Picture by Miera Zulyana

    Sekolah Kebangsaan Puchong Perdana students wait to receive their UPSR results November 23, 2017. ― Picture by Miera Zulyana

  • Parents await the release of UPSR results at Sekolah Kebangsaan Puchong Perdana, Puchong November 23, 2017. ― Picture by Miera Zulyana

    Parents await the release of UPSR results at Sekolah Kebangsaan Puchong Perdana, Puchong November 23, 2017. ― Picture by Miera Zulyana