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Sabah church gets nod to renew ‘Allah’ challenge

Sabah church gets nod to renew ‘Allah’ challenge

BY BOO SU-LYN
October 1, 2014

PUTRAJAYA, Oct 1 ― A Sabah church won today its appeal against the High Court’s dismissal of its suit against the government over the seizure of children's books containing the word “Allah”, in the first such victory since the Federal Court sought to limit the effects of a controversial ruling on the Arabic word for God. Court of Appeal judge Justice Datuk Rohana Yusuf said the three-man bench ruled unanimously that the High Court was not bound by the appellate court's decision that... Read more

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(From left) Mazlan Aliman, Mohd Fadzil Kemi and Iszuree Ibrahim showing the memorandums they had given to the Penang state government to highlight the plight of villagers being evicted from their homes, October 1, 2014. ― Picture by Opalyn Mok

(From left) Mazlan Aliman, Mohd Fadzil Kemi and Iszuree Ibrahim showing the memorandums they had given to the Penang state government to highlight the plight of villagers being evicted from their homes, October 1, 2014. ― Picture by Opalyn Mok Read More