Drift towards intellectual intolerance

INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed Tur­kish Islamic intellectual Mustafa Akyol was detained by the Federal Territories Islamic Affairs Depart­ment (Jawi) on Sept 24 for giving a talk on Islam without prior accreditation from the relevant Religious Teaching Supervisory Committee.

His host, Dr Ahmad Farouk Musa of the Islamic Renaissance Front, is being investigated for abetting him.

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Opinion , Shad Faruqi , columnist


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