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Atheism: the latest whipping boy for Malaysia’s pre-election politics?

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Arrawdah comes from a middle-class Muslim-Malay family. Well-travelled and fluent in both English and Bahasa Malaysia, he seems the epitome of the moderate Islam supposedly practised in Malaysia.
But as a “closeted” atheist, Arrwadah faces family conflict on a regular basis – when his parents ask why he does not attend Friday prayers, when he hides his alcohol consumption from his siblings, and when he eats in secret during the holy month of Ramadan.
But recently, he and a...

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Arrawdah comes from middle-class Muslim-Malay family. Well-travelled fluent both English Bahasa Malaysia seems epitome moderate Islam supposedly practised Malaysia. But “closeted” atheist Arrwadah faces family conflict regular basis when parents does attend Friday prayers hides alcohol consumption siblings eats secret during holy month Ramadan. But recently a...

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