Malaysia: Judge warns Hindu, Buddhist statues ‘hurt feelings, threaten’ Muslims

“It hurts people’s feelings…”

Despite Islam constitutionally recognized as the nation’s official religion, the South East Asian country has also declared by law that a number of non-Islamic holy days as state holidays. Nonetheless, a prominent retired judge has called out both the Hindu and Buddhist minorities of not only hurting the feelings of the nation’s Muslim majority, but also causing the followers of Mohammed feel threatened, as reported by the news portals Malaysian Digest on April 17, 2014, and also by the Malay Mail Online on April 16, 2014.

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