Aug 20 fixed for court decision on fatwa declaring SIS 'deviant'

Alyaa Alhadjri

Modified 17 Jun 2019, 12:26 pm

After a five-year wait since the case was first filed in court, NGO Sisters in Islam will find out on Aug 20 the outcome of its legal challenge against an edict declaring it as deviant.

High Court judge Nordin Hassan in Kuala Lumpur fixed the date to deliver his decision after hearing submissions from lawyer Surendra Ananth representing SIS, and counsel for three respondents - the Selangor Fatwa Committee, Selangor Islamic Religious Council (MAIS) and the Selangor state government...

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