Muslims guard bishop heckled by zealous youths at Kuching court complex


Desmond Davidson

Bishop Simon Peter Poh being escorted by Muslim youth out of the Kuching court complex today. Some 400 people turned up at the court complex to hear the Federal Court's decision on the appeals of three Muslim converts and a Muslim by birth to have their apostasy cases heard in a civil court. – The Malaysian Insight pic, February 27, 2018.

A ROMAN Catholic bishop was heckled by a group of Muslim youths, who shouted “Allahuakbar” at him, when he was making his exit at the end of a Federal Court hearing in Kuching today.

The court dismissed the appeals of three Muslim converts and a Muslim by birth to have their apostasy cases heard in a civil court, ruling that the Sarawak shariah court has jurisdiction to hear the apostasy applications.


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  • Minor for now and slowly will grow louder in the future

    Posted 1 year ago by Leslie Chan

  • Episodes like this makes others wonder what is it that the imams are really teaching our Muslim youths. That harassment and violence is the way to protect your religion? Instances like this reinforce the image of Islamic extremism, and the compassionate, embracing nature of other major religions.

    Posted 1 year ago by Quigon Bond

  • Paid parties to remain relevant.

    Posted 1 year ago by Taskforce101 101

  • Once you embrace the religion, you are bound legally eternally. Islam is also known to be a religion of violence. I mean, come on, no point forcing people to believe in something they no longer do. Muslims .. please have some sense.

    Posted 1 year ago by White Rose

  • No court or religious body should be involved. Every individual has the fundamental right to walk away from any religion. Is this how Muslims keep a stranglehold to its population? To do is to claim the religion is weak.

    Posted 1 year ago by Edwin Siripala