Malay intellectual Kassim Ahmad dies

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Kassim Ahmad died at 10am today at Kulim Hospital. He had been warded since last month for lung problems. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, October 10, 2017.

RENOWNED Malay author and intellectual Dr Kassim Ahmad, who just turned 84 last month, died at 10am today at Kulim Hospital, where he had been in a coma since yesterday due to lung problems.

His son, Ahmad Shauqi Kassim, confirmed the death with The Malaysian Insight.

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  • Great loss. A fighter till the end.

    Posted 5 years ago by Jimmy Jimmy

  • An Islamic scholars who is exemplary in the way on rational approach to religion. Will be sadly missed. Go on your journey . You have done your task.!!!!

    Posted 5 years ago by Lee Lee