KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (RNS) Islamic law forbids cross-dressing, and Malaysia’s government has a zero-tolerance policy toward transgender issues.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) Women in Malaysia, long seen as a moderate Islamic nation, have been denied entry to government buildings on the grounds their skirts were too revealing, fanning fears of growing conservatism in a country with large non-Muslim minorities.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) In court they admitted to urinating on the mountain and swearing at a guide who told them to respect the mountain because local people have strong religious beliefs that it is where their ancestors reside in the afterlife.
(RNS) The Central African Republic is bad, Malaysia is getting worse, and ISIS fighters should face the International Criminal Court.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (RNS) Nearly 1,000 people attended the Oct. 19 event at a park in the western state of Selangor, aimed at helping Muslims overcome religious stigma and fear of canines and learn permissible ways to touch a dog.
(RNS) God as a source of peace would not want to be associated with a name-sharing squabble. The Arabic term “Allah” predates Islam, and Muslims have no ownership over it.
(RNS) Muslims have no more of a monopoly on the term “Allah” than Jews have a monopoly on monotheism.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (RNS) Many Malaysians are invoking the power of prayer to aid the massive multinational search operation for the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared without a trace.
(RNS) A Muslim woman now living in Malaysia struck a blow to the U.S. government’s “no-fly list” when a federal judge ruled that the government violated her due process rights by putting her on the list without telling her why.