Malaysia

Clarify reminder on use of ‘RIP’ by Muslims, former Perlis mufti urges fatwa council

The National Fatwa Council has been urged to clarify its statement discouraging Muslims from using the phrase “Rest in Peace" (RIP) when condoling a non-Muslim's death. Commenting on the council's reminder that Muslims are not permitted to use the phrase, former Perlis mufti Associate Professor Datuk Dr Asri Zainul Abidin said... Read More

A man writes a condolence note during a vigil at Dataran Merdeka to remember the late Karpal Singh, who died in an accident on Thursday. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Afif Abd Halim, April 19, 2014.

A man writes a condolence note during a vigil at Dataran Merdeka to remember the late Karpal Singh, who died in an accident on Thursday. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Afif Abd Halim, April 19, 2014.

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