Tag Archives: Allah

[PUBLIC AWARENESS] ISLAMIC BLACK FLAG IS NOT A TERRORIST FLAG

Halim explained that the flag existed way before the ISIS terror group started and simply states “There is no God but Allah and Muhammad SAW is his messenger”. It is a phrase that is recited by Muslims all across the world during their prayers. There is absolutely nothing wrong with it. Now that we know, we should not link this religous flag to the terrorist organisations who use violence to achieve their agenda. Just because terrorists have hijacked the flag for its own use does not mean it is representative of the majority of Muslims who do not believe such violent ideology.

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Malaysia: Non-Muslims banned from using word “Allah”

Malaysia’s king gave his backing today (Jan 19) to a court ruling barring non-Muslims from using the word Allah to refer to God, weighing in for the first time on an issue that has fanned religious tensions in the multi-cultural country. Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam, whose role as head of state is largely ceremonial, alluded to the issue which has raised questions over minority rights during his birthday speech to the Southeast Asian nation. A court in October ruled that the word was exclusive to majority Malay Muslims, overturning an earlier decision allowing a Catholic newspaper to use Allah in its Malay-language edition.

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