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Imam of Masjid That Went Viral for Double-Standards During Prayers Wants Video Uploader to Apologise

today13 September 2021

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Tiada layanan istimewa VIP solat berjemaah di masjid - Timbalan Menteri JPM - Semasa | mStar
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When we allocate time out of our day to worship God, do we face Him as a CEO, doctor or minister or do we simply pray as mere mortals?

If God sees us all as humans and has no regard for our rank on Earth, why must we segregate the community into such social classes during worship?

This issue surfaced when a video went viral outside of Masjid Putra in Putrajaya.

The man’s video showed how several regular folks were waiting outside and denied entry while a man, assumed to be a VIP, simply sauntered in accompanied by his bodyguards.

The video caused an uproar because it proved, that even during prayers, Malaysia will not loosen its grip on double-standards.

After the video was criticised on the internet, Ikmal Zaidi Hashim, the imam of the Masjid Putra which is the principal mosque of…

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Written by: Ameera Rosli