Islamic bodies seek to intervene in 'Allah' appeal

Two state-level Islamic religious councils seek to intervene in the government’s appeal over the use of the word “Allah” by non-Muslims in Malaysia.

The Federal Territory Islamic Religious Council (MAIWP) and the Johor State Islamic Religious Council have filed applications to be included in the appeal against a high court decision that struck down a 1986 directive forbidding non-Muslims from using the word “Allah”.

Lawyer Annou Xavier...  

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