High Court says can’t hear SIS challenge against ‘deviant’ fatwa, directs group to Shariah courts

High Court says can’t hear SIS challenge against ‘deviant’ fatwa, directs group to Shariah courts

Yahoo - Malaysia·2019-08-27 15:27

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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 — The High Court rejected today Sisters in Islam’s (SIS) legal challenge against a 2014 Selangor fatwa or religious edict that declared it as deviant.

Judge Datuk Nordin Hassan said the civil courts have no jurisdiction to hear the challenge against the fatwa, declaring that the matter should instead be pursued via the Shariah courts.

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