Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Anwar speaks in S'pore on Islam & democracy

In a luncheon lecture to the Regional Outlook Forum organised by the Institute of South East Asian Studies in Singapore, Malaysia's ex-DPM Anwar Ibrahim reportedly argued and opined that Islam is compatible with democracy. Anwar has also been reported as chiding Malaysia's Umno-dominated Barisan Nasional (BN) government of Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi for its "state-sponsored Muslim puritanism".

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