Group gives police a week to respond on probe against preacher

Ravin Palanisamy

Global Human Rights Federation president S. Shashi Kumar leads a coalition of 62 civil society groups in calling for updates on police action against preacher Syakir Nasoha. – Screengrab, December 15, 2021.

A COALITION of 62 multiracial civil society groups today urged police to reveal updates on their investigation against controversial preacher Syakir Nasoha for allegedly insulting non-Muslims in several videos.

Global Human Rights Federation president S. Shashi Kumar, who led the group, which included those from Sabah and Sarawak, demanded a response from the authorities within the next seven days, saying the initial report on the preacher was made on October 3 and that there has been no action since.

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