“Hence, Jamil Khir’s proposal for an interfaith dialogue is either a half-baked public relations exercise to demonstrate that the Malaysian government is fair to all, or, Allah help us all, the minister doesn’t know what he’s talking about.”
“And so, what was even more troubling about the home minister was his description of the suburban terrorism happening in modern-day Malaysia. [...]
“There is also no doubt that the church’s right to use ‘Allah’ is being attacked by the same government that claims it wants dialogue.”
“First, the government needs to admit it was wrong. There is no historical, cultural or scriptural basis for the ban they have imposed on the Catholic church from using “Allah”. Second, drop the court appeal against the High Court decision. Third, stop pandering to the ignorant and fearful among Muslim pressure groups, whether within or outside the administration.
“And finally, learn respect. Respect for the legitimate concerns and rights of all Malaysians.” (sumber: The Nut Graph, lihat screenshot di kaki halaman)