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October 13, 2006

Islam equals Racism

Filed under: Asia, Global Jihad, Islam, Terror — limewoody @ 3:28 pm

Kuala Lumpur:

The head of Malaysia’s Shariat Department has asked Muslims in the country not to greet Hindus a Happy Diwali, a directive the government distanced itself from saying it is a narrow interpretation of Islam.

Fauzi Mustaffar, head of Shariah department, in an email directive to office staff has said that Diwali was a religious festival in which Hindu deities were worshipped and greeting Hindus on the occasion was like practising polytheism to Muslims.

“So Muslims who have inadvertently wished Hindus a Happy Diwali, Happy Durga Pooja or Happy Lakshmi Pooja must immediately repent and not repeat it in the future,” Fauzi said in his e-mail, according to
The Star daily.


1 Comment »

  1. Zachary

    Do as you would be done by…

    Trackback by Archilai — October 31, 2006 @ 2:05 am

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