KINIGUIDE | Jill Ireland, Dr M-era bungles and 'Allah' for non-Muslims
KINIGUIDE | The Anwar Ibrahim administration’s decision to withdraw its appeal on the Jill Ireland “Allah” case has been a wild roller coaster ride.

Statements by the prime minister, home minister and others have caused much confusion over the matter, and provoked both Muslims and non-Muslims alike.

However, the Madani government’s handling of the case and its fallout is just the latest in bureaucratic bungles that date back all the way to the 1980s - when Dr Mahathir Mohamad was in power.

Meanwhile, overlapping court cases on Christians petitioning to use the word “Allah” in the past 15 years has also added to confusion on how the judiciary has ruled on the matter...

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