Last week, merely hours before indie pop sensation Billie Eilish‘s concert took place at the National Stadium, JUICE reported the instance of a now-deleted Instagram post published by freelance local preacher Syed Mohd Bakri Syed Ishak, whereby he claimed that the show was non-beneficial to the society, and could lead Muslims to “forget about God”.
Following that, on Friday (August 19), PAS Youth chief Ahmad Fadhli bin Shaari took to Facebook to expand a similar perspective; this time, directed at loud concerts in general.
“Organising loud concerts is illogical, and a way of inviting the wrath of Allah SWT. Stop doing this. Do not challenge the emotions of Muslims. Authorities, please listen to the voice of Muslims before the wrath of Allah SWT comes.
“It’s not a matter of political parties, it’s not a matter of partisan political tendencies, rather, it’s a matter of religion….