Scholar Kassim Ahmad to be charged in court today for insulting Islam

Malaysia – Paimuzi Yahya, director of the Federal Territory Islamic Religious Department (Jawi), when contacted said the two offences were insulting Islam and violating the fatwa.

He said the first offence on Kassim was under Section 7 of the Shariah Criminal Act for allegedly uttering statements that might mislead Muslims, while the second offence is under Section 9 of the same act for violating fatwa or disrespecting religious authorities.