Tag: inter-faith relations

Muslims not required to participate in interfaith prayers in Malaysia

Muslim in prayer
Petaling Jaya—Muslims are not allowed to participate in interfaith prayers in Malaysia, be it mass silent prayer or in separate rituals at events. This was the explanations given by the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) in a letter dated Aug 7 in response to...

Religious harmony laws in Singapore to be tightened to prevent hatred and ill-will among religious groups – PM Lee

On Wednesday, November 7, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that Singapore needs to review, update and tighten its religious harmony laws in order to combat new threats and prevent the promotion of hatred and ill will among religious groups. At this year's International Conference...