A Message to My Muslim Brothers and Sisters: We Need to Reach Out with Kindness, Patience and Understanding
In Malaysia, the decision of PAS to table a bill on the Islamic criminal law has sparked a reaction among non-Muslims. Many articles have been shared in the news and social media about the harshness of Islam, Islamic law and its implementation.
Developments in Nigeria, Sudan, Pakistan Saudi Arabia and Acheh have not helped. Some of the issues relate to culture rather than religion, while others have been misrepresented. A handful may have cropped up due to man's unfair interpration of the law.
Personally, I feel quite helpless in the face of the onslaught …