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No freedom from religion in M'sia, says Asyraf Wajdi

Kow Gah Chie  |  Published:  |  Modified:

PARLIAMENT | Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki told Parliament today that atheism was "unconstitutional" and an offence under the Sedition Act 1948.

Asyraf added that while the Federal Constitution guaranteed freedom of religion, it did not allow for freedom from religion.

"We need to understand in the context of Malaysia, freedom of religion stated in our Federal Constitution does not mean freedom not to have a religion.

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