Leaflets inviting people to a "Bible-burning festival have stirred outrage in Malaysia. This coincided with a nationalist group leader urging to "seize and burn Malay-language Bibles, prompting calls for his prosecution.
The flyers, issued by a previously unknown group, promised mass Bible-burning in the Malaysian state of Penang on Sunday. The incident has fueled the flames in an ongoing nationwide debate over the use of the word "Allah for "God in Jawi-scripted Christian holy texts. (continue reading...)(...more)