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Sunday, January 3, 2010

Malaysian High Court Rules Non-Muslims May Use "Allah" As Translation For "God"

A Catholic newspaper has won its fight to use the word "Allah" as a translation of the word "God." The Malaysian High Court announced the decision last week, saying the government's ban of the use of the word by non-Muslims was unconstitutional. However, the government says it will appeal through the court system. Read more here in an article in the New Straits Times.

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