Malaysian Arrest of Borders Clerk for Selling Allegedly Blasphemous Book

The Star (Malaysia) reports:

A bookstore manager was charged in the Syariah High Court here with distributing a banned book by Canadian author Irshad Manji.

Nik Raina Nik Abdul Aziz, 36, was accused of distributing the book titled Allah, Liberty and Love, which had been translated into Bahasa Malaysia….

She faces a RM3,000 fine or maximum two years’ jail or both ….

For a Malaysia-based opinion piece on the subject, see this Malaysian Insider item.

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