Sarawak, Sabah leaders slam Maszlee over ‘medan dakwah’ call

Desmond Davidson Jason Santos

A group of Orang Ulu parents in Baram staging a protest against Education Minister Maszlee Malik's use of Islamic religious teachers as evangelists in schools in Sarawak. – Pic courtesy of Peter Kallang, December 20, 2018.

EDUCATION Minister Maszlee Malik came under heavy fire again, this time, from politicians on both sides of the divide after urging religious teachers in Sabah and Sarawak to make the states new fronts in their Islamic propagation activities.

They described Maszlee as ignorant about the Malaysia Agreement 1963 when it came to matters of religion and slammed him for using civil servants to act as “religious salesmen”.

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  • This stupid minister has to go la.

    Posted 2 years ago by Ananth Kumar Kumar

  • He has priority to dakwah Islam rather than educating. Do not forget he is in the grouping of the Muslim Brotherhood from ME.

    Posted 2 years ago by Lee Lee

  • What a bloody dud we have as Education Minister. Got all his priorities wrong. Mazlee should be sacked immediately - has committed too many blunders and has proven that we are right about him, that is, he is hopelessly the wrong person for the job.

    Posted 2 years ago by Rupert Lum

  • Oh my God its this bodoh again.....

    Posted 2 years ago by Malaysia Baru .

  • It was Matahir who pointed out to him just a couple of months ago that despite the school time-tables having so much religious teaching on them, the morals and ethics of our society were deplorable. He was directed to do something to tackle the decline of morals and ethics. RELIGION in schools over the last 50 years or more has in fact worsened the morals and ethics of society. And Maszlee now wants to destroy the morals, ethics and inter-community relations of the Sarawakians and Sabahans using RELIGION. He should take out all religious teaching from all the schools if the PH is serious about re-building inter-ethnic relations and crfeating a society with morals and ethics.

    Posted 2 years ago by Ravinder Singh