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Malaysia must end ban on Christians saying ‘Allah’

Headline Title:  Malaysia must end ban on Christians saying ‘Allah’ 23 June 2014 Malaysia’s ban on Christians using the word “Allah” to refer to God is an abuse against free speech and must be scrapped, Amnesty International said after the country’s highest court upheld the controversial government ban.“This ban violates the right to freedom of expression. The idea that non-Muslims could face prosecution for using a particular word is deeply disturbing,” said Amnesty International’s Malaysia researcher, Hazel Galang-Folli.“The ban is not just repressive, it is also dangerous. It risks…

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