Mais to appeal against ruling in 'deviant group' fatwa case

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The Selangor Islamic Council (Mais) has indicated that it will appeal the Court of Appeal decision on the legal challenge against its fatwa (edict) by Sisters in Islam (SIS).

According to SIS lawyer Farhan Haziq Mohamed, Mais had told the High Court today that it intends to seek leave to file the appeal in the Federal Court.

"At the same time, Mais indicated that it will apply for a stay of the proceedings in the High Court," Farhan told Malaysiakini.

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