Mais: S'gor law, fatwa forbid use of 'Allah' by non-Islamic religions

Modified 25 Mar 2021, 6:21 am

The Selangor Islamic Religious Council (Mais) stressed that using the word "Allah" in relation to other religions aside from Islam is going against the law and fatwa in the state.

Mais chairperson Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusof also said they would uphold the Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah’s command to apply as an intervener in Putrajaya’s bid to appeal the High Court ruling related to the word "Allah".

“Mais will uphold the decree from the Selangor Sultan which forbade the use of the word 'Allah' in (the Malay translation of) the Bible...

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