Malaysian female imam hits back at critics

Sheridan Mahavera Nabihah Hamid

The Malaysian-born Ani Zonneveld says the denunciation she had received for leading Muslim prayers were 'despicable' and 'fitnah' (slanderous). – June 25, 2017.

Malaysian female imam Ani Zonneveld has come under criticism for doing a “man’s job”. In this first of a two-part series, Zonneveld hits back at her critics and reveals her journey, from being an award-winning singer-composer, to an imam.

MALAYSIAN Ani Zonneveld has hit back at Muslims here who have denounced her for leading Muslim prayers, a task that is currently only performed by men, calling it “despicable” and “fitnah” (slanderous).

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