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Posted in Gender, Malaysian Politics, Pakatan Rakyat, Politics by rodziahismailticker on January 24, 2010

January 23, 2010 22:31 PM

Zul Nordin Lodges Police Report Against Khalid Samad

By: Ramjit

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 23 (Bernama) — The strained relations between Parti Keadilan Rakyat’s (PKR) Kulim Member of Parliament Zulkifli Noordin and PAS’ Shah Alam Member of Parliament Khalid Samad took another twist on Saturday with the former lodging a police report against the latter.

Zulkifli said the report was regarding Khalid’s statement that a Selangor enactment which prohibited non-Muslims from using the word “Allah” and other Islamic terms as outdated.

Speaking to reporters after lodging the report at the Masjid India police station here, he said he wanted police to take action against Khalid.

On Jan 21, Khalid was reported by new portal MalaysiaKini as saying the enactment was outdated and that when it was passed, Muslims’ understanding of Islam was probably too low that they needed to be protected.

On the differences between the two, whose parties are in the Pakatan opposition coalition, The Star newspaper today carried a report quoting Khalid as saying that during a recent discourse with Opposition leader and PKR de factor leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim on the prohibition, Zulkifli had kept quiet while other leaders had expressed their views.

The report further quoted Khalid as saying: “There is an Arabic saying that the dog barks but the caravan moves on. I am not going to respond to his emotionally driven comments. I am just a caravan but I did not say he is the dog.”

— BERNAMA

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