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Malaysia: Highest Court Declines to Overturn Ban on Use of Word "Allah" by Non-Muslims | Library of Congress

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On June 23, 2014, the Federal Court of Malaysia turned down an appeal to hear a case challenging the country's prohibition against the use of the word "Allah" by non-Muslims to refer to God. The ban, which had been overturned by a December 31, 2009, Kuala Lumpur High Court decision after having been instituted in 2007, was upheld by the Court of Appeal on October 14, 2013.

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