Anthropologists have long known that some forms of knowledge will inevitably be bound or limited by the culture in which they work. The use of the word “Allah” by non-Muslims in Malaysia is one such issue. One culture-bound reason is that about forty percent of the Malaysian populace are non-Muslims. Therefore, Muslims are under constant pressure from the normal criticisms of non-Muslims to Muslim practice and belief.
Since time immemorial, the enemies of Islam have systematically conspired to destroy every single freely-elected democratic government that has arisen in Muslim countries. It is difficult to see how destruction of the earlier freely-elected Islamic government in Egypt does not fit this same pattern.
The following piece had been written by the Information Secretariat, Persatuan Peguam Muslim Malaysia. The blog owner wishes to acknowledge the Information Secretariat, Persatuan Peguam Muslim Malaysia (Muslim Lawyers Association of Malaysia) for granting permission to republish this article on this blog.
Herald issue – I
The Malays, as one foreigner once summed up, are a people who rest under the coconut tree with the sun shinning brightly and cheerfully upon them whilst the wind blow softly against their faces. Continue reading