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Gov't wants my ideas to be seen as dangerous, says Zaid after book ban

Alyaa Azhar  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Former law minister Zaid Ibrahim believes that the government wants to cast him as "undesirable" and that his ideas are "dangerous" following the Home Ministry's ban on his book "Assalamualaikum (May Peace Be Upon You): Observations on the Islamisation of Malaysia".

"Which is absolute nonsense. Islamisation is not about Islam; it's a public policy and anyone should be able to talk and express their views freely.

"This government also does not want Muslims to have their own mind; they rather have Muslims who just follow them blindly," Zaid told Malaysiakini...

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