Islam allows the right to question, say groups

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  • Monday, 06 Jan 2003

PETALING JAYA: The right to question interpretations of Islam, even by religious scholars, is enshrined in the religion, Sisters in Islam said. 

“Every Muslim has a right to an opinion and to be engaged in Islamic discourse,'' programme coordinator Ruzana Udin said yesterday in response to calls, by the Perlis mufti and the Mentri Besar for critics of the move to relax the regulations for polygamy in the state, to desist. 

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