Religious bodies’ hunt for Nur Sajat reflects badly on Islam, says group

Raevathi Supramaniam

Lawyers for Liberty says it is high time the Muslim religious bodies in Malaysia reflected on their actions in hunting down Nur Sajat to the point of making her seek asylum in Australia. – Facebook pic, October 19, 2021.

MUSLIM religious bodies in Malaysia must reflect on their actions in hunting down cosmetics entrepreneur Nur Sajat to the point of making her feel unsafe that she had to seek asylum in Australia, Lawyers for Liberty said. 

The rights group’s coordinator, Zaid Malek, said the Selangor Islamic Religious Department’s (JAIS) action in appointing 122 officers to track her down is akin to treating her as a wanted criminal while ignoring the protection she is entitled to under the Federal Constitution. 

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  • When Malay politicians play to the gallery, more interested in votes and their personal well-being, there is no chance of Islamic zealots being reined in.

    Posted 1 month ago by Simple Sulaiman