Malaysia

Malaysian Police Set Up Special Unit to Monitor Extremism

This post was originally published on this site05/07/2022 Malaysia (International Christian Concern) – The Malaysian police (Bukit Aman) has set up a special unit to monitor social media platforms to prevent the young generation from being influenced by extremist groups, which could pose a threat to national security. If left unaddressed, these internet users might…

Malaysian Writer Arrested for Allegedly Insulting Mohammad

This post was originally published on this site05/05/2022 Malaysia (International Christian Concern) – A Malaysian writer named Uthaya Sankar was arrested on April 11 after being accused of insulting the Prophet Mohammad in a Facebook post.    He was released on bail the following day but is still facing investigation under Section 298A of Malaysia’s penal…

Malaysian Lawmaker Sentenced for Criticizing Shariah Court System  

This post was originally published on this site05/02/2022 Malaysia (International Christian Concern) – On April 25, Malaysian lawmaker Maria Chin Abdullah was sentenced to seven days in jail for allegedly insulting the Shariah judicial system.    Shariah judge Mohamed Fouzi Mokhtar sentenced her over her statement that was found to “belittle, demean, and insult” the Islamic…