Malaysian religious authorities making Muslims ignorant, says think tank chief

Sheridan Mahavera

Dr Ahmad Farouk Musa says Malaysian religious authorities are monopolising the interpretation of Islam. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Seth Akmal, September 30, 2017.

THE recent wave of Muslim bigotry is due to how Islam is taught and controlled in the country, said progressive Muslim think tank Islamic Renaissance Front (IRF).

“The way that our authorities monopolise religion has made us into stupid Muslims,” said IRF chairman Dr Ahmad Farouk Musa.

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