Books should not be banned, except for those that insult religion, says Anwar

Kamles Kumar

PKR leader Anwar Ibrahim says books should not be banned but those that insult religion must be acted upon. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Najjua Zulkefli, August 17, 2018.

IN new Malaysia, books should not be banned except for a certain few that insult religion, said former deputy prime minister Anwar Ibrahim.

The incoming PKR president said books like Satanic Verses by British author Salman Rushdie should be banned as it makes a mockery out of Islam.

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