PPMM’s Media Statement on the kalimah Allah Court of Appeal’s Decision

The following is media statement by Dato’ Zainul Rijal Abu Bakar, President of Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Malaysia(PPMM) on the recent kalimah Allah Court of Appeal’s Decision

1. It has come to the attention of PPMM that there has been some misconception and/or misunderstanding as to the actual decision delivered by the Honorable Court of Appeal on the aforestated matter. PPMM being a body having the duty to keep all members of the public correctly informed as to the development of legal matters of this nature, takes it upon itself duty bound to make a statement as follows.

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Tuntutan nama Allah Di Mahkamah – Wawancara I

Azril Mohd Amin, Naib Presiden Persatuan Peguam-peguam Muslim Malaysia (PPMM) berpendapat kes kalimah Allah yang sedang dibicarakan di mahkamah hari ini memberi implikasi yang sangat besar terhadap umat Islam.

Menurut beliau, sekiranya pihak Titular Roman Catholic Archibishop of Kuala Lumpur (Titular Gereja) dibenarkan mahkamah menggunakan kalimah Allah dalam akhbar mingguan Katolik ‘The Herald’, kesannya bukan setakat penerbitan itu, malah terhadap pernerbitan dan perkara lain. Continue reading

Memorandum of Protest to the Vatican Envoy to Malaysia


Memorandum of Protest

PRESENTED by [Islamic Non-Governmental Organizations] on 19th day of July 2013, to the Vatican Embassy at Jalan U Thant, Kuala Lumpur;

AGAINST the content of an interview by the Vatican Envoy to Malaysia, Archbishop Joseph Marino, for supporting the local Catholic Church on the use of the word “Allah”. Continue reading