In Malaysia, ‘too sensitive’ for debate

14 October 2014

Source: Asia Times (Hong Kong)
Source type: Others
Published on: 04 Aug 2006

KUALA LUMPUR - At a time when rage and intolerance are eating away at the Islamic world, Malaysia has stood out as a source of hope. Its Muslims have co-existed peacefully with the 40% non-Muslim population. There has been no major incident of violence committed in the name of Islam on Malaysian soil. It's no wonder Muslim and Western leaders hold Malaysia in high esteem.