My resignation as PPMM’s vice president

I express my utmost gratitude to Allah SWT for giving me the strength and wisdom to undertake such a heavy responsibility throughout these years to serve as the Muslim Lawyers Association of Malaysia (PPMM)’s vice president.

It has been personally rewarding; I have truly felt welcome and accepted, and the PPMM exco members have been close friends to me. It was thus with a very heavy heart that I have submitted my official letter of resignation as PPMM’s vice president, effective immediately.

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Blasphemy Most Foul

Media Statement By Zainul Rijal Abu Bakar, President, Muslim Lawyers Association of Malaysia.

In the days leading to the decision of the case brought by the Titular Roman Catholic Archbishop applying to use the word Allah in the Malay version of the bible, the Muslim community sat muted whilst being schooled by the non Muslims on their own religion. At the helm of this muted movement were politicians including their ulamas, political alliances and Muslim intellectuals who all agreed that it is permissible for the use of the word Allah in the Catholic weekly Herald publication.

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