Archive for March, 2012

‘Christian Threat’ Seminar in Johor Sparks Religious Row

March 30, 2012

CHRISTIAN FEDERATION OF MALAYSIA
CFM MEDIA STATEMENT

CFM STRONGLY PROTESTS PROVOCATIVE SEMINAR ON UNFOUNDED CHRISTIAN THREAT TO MUSLIMS

The Christian Federation of Malaysia strongly and unreservedly protests against the seminar to be held this Saturday 31 March 2012 organised by the Johor State Education Department with the co-operation of the Johor State Mufti’s Office.

The Johor State Education Department and the Minister of Education who is responsible for the Department as well as the Johor State Mufti’s Office should be held accountable for the content as well as the theme of the seminar which had been posted on the Johor Bahru District Education Office website as : “Pemantapan Aqidah, Bahaya Liberalisme dan Pluralisme serta Ancaman Kristianisasi terhadap Umat Islam. Apa peranan guru?” (“Strengthening the Faith, the Dangers of Liberalism and Pluralism and the Threat of Christianisation towards Muslims. What is the role of teachers?”). (more…)