High Court dismisses SIS' challenge against 'deviant' fatwa

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The High Court today dismissed the legal challenge by Sisters in Islam against an edict (fatwa) declaring it as deviant, ruling that the matter falls under the jurisdiction of the Syariah Court.

Justice Hanipah Farikullah said this when delivering her decision on the judicial review case between SIS and the Selangor Islamic Affairs Council (Mais).

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