KUALA LUMPUR: Academics believe Malaysia is fast becoming an intolerant Muslim nations and are urging Malaysian Muslims to speak up. This comes in the wake of the ongoing persecution against the minority Syiah Muslims in the country. Prof Dr Syed Farid Alatas, a professor of sociology at the National University of Singapore, says Syiah Muslims were banned in Malaysia as they were seen as deviant, adding that such perceptions should be changed. "We have to go against the tide. I wish he (Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof) would (voice) out more against the persecution of the Syiah Muslims. "He made it seem like it was okay (to conduct the raid). Malaysia
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