Zaid: Use of word 'Allah' should be solved through consensus

Geraldine Tong

Modified 13 Mar 2021, 4:06 am

Former law minister Zaid Ibrahim believes the use of the word “Allah” should be resolved through consensus, instead of the legal process.

This is as the issue is a divisive one and it would be hard for the law to come to a win-win situation for all on the matter.

“This Allah issue is an old issue, and it has divided us, it has divided East and West Malaysia, it has divided Muslims and non-Muslims.

“It is one of those delicate sensitive issues that has to be dealt with, not by process of law because the law can only decide for one side...

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