Malaysia: Only Muslims can use 'Allah'
- Published: 14 Oct 2013 at 14.28
- Online news:
KUALA LUMPUR - A Malaysian appeals court ruled Monday that only Muslims can use the word “Allah” to refer to God, upholding a government ban on the word being used in a Catholic publication.
A Muslim woman holds a banner reading "Allah" during a protest outside the Court of Appeal in Putrajaya, outside Kuala Lumpur on Monday. (AP photo)
The ruling reverses an earlier lower court decision.
This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.