Introduction: why I decided to write on why the Deity Allah is not owned by Muslims only.
Q: Why do Christians use the word ‘Allah’ in their Malay language Bible and not ‘Tuhan’? A: It is because Christians, Jews and Muslims worship the same God as the God of Abraham.
The People’s Judge ponders over the bigotry of forbidding the use of an English word in the name of religion.
When by deed the government is insensitive to the religions of others, even to the extent of desecrating their Holy Bible, it only goes to show that this is not a government for the people.
A Malaysia for all Malaysians can only be a reality when the Barisan Nasional accepts that dividing us for votes is progressively making things worse.
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This was a post that I wrote sometime in middle/late 2007 in reply to Americk Sidhu’s (yes, the same one who shared with us a few lovely articles not too long ago) post in one of two online forum’s that I co-moderate. Though I do not harbour such sentiments (abandoning my country) any more in my weaker moments (it’s amazing how just how much hope can be unleashed when BN’s majority was reduced from 2/3rd to about 11/20), I thought I’d share this posting because the sentiments expressed in there with respect to being a Muslim in this country is still valid if not intensified. Also there is my rather raw and brief analysis on the rise of the Islamist in our country, which I have made explicit for comment, criticism or contemplation – all are welcome.
The Nut Graph‘s intrepid journalist Zedeck Siew reports that on 16th February 2009, our illustrious Home Minister by virtue of the Internal Security (Prohibition On Use of Specific Words on Document and Publication) Order 2009 [PU(A) 62/2009] has decreed as follows:- The printing, publication, sale, issue, circulation and possession of any document and publication relating […]