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JAKIM D-G says dog event only serves to challenge religious authority

JAKIM D-G says dog event only serves to challenge religious authority

October 26, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, October 26 — Events like the “I Want To Touch A Dog” programme has no real benefit and only serves to encourage Muslims in Malaysia to challenge and question the credibility of religious authorities, the head of the country’s federal religious authority has said. Datuk Othman Mustapha, who is director-general of the federal Islamic Development Department (Jakim), said that the campaign organised by budding Muslim activist Syed Azmi Alhabshi would also cause a widening... Read more

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Picture released October 26, 2014 shows newly-wed couples posing for the camera outside the mosque after performing their wedding vows during the Ma’al Hijrah celebration at Masjid Al-Khairiyah, Kuala Lumpur yesterday. — Bernama pic

Picture released October 26, 2014 shows newly-wed couples posing for the camera outside the mosque after performing their wedding vows during the Ma’al Hijrah celebration at Masjid Al-Khairiyah, Kuala Lumpur yesterday. — Bernama pic