Topic: Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party
The coalition that has governed Malaysia since independence managed to hang on in general elections that threatened to upend the status quo, but with possibly its narrowest margin of victory ever.
A recent court case over a Catholic newspaper's use of the term 'Allah' has become a litmus test of tolerance in the multifaith country. Christians and Muslims in Malaysia have both long prayed to 'Allah.'
Islam, like Christianity and Judaism, worships the God of Abraham. So why is Malaysia's government trying to prevent Catholics from calling God 'Allah?'