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Penang Mufti Endorses Closure Of TTDI Comedy Club After Suggesting Moral Guidelines Be Introduced

today15 July 2022

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source: Malay Mail

According to Datuk Seri Wan Salim Wan Mohd Noor, specific regulations must be imposed by the authorities to guarantee that comedy club owners and customers do not exceed moral and religious limits.

Simultaneously, the Penang Mufti stated that Islamic religious authorities including the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (JAKIM) must counsel the Muslim community to always retain the piety of the faith and not make a mockery of it.

β€œIslam, as the religious practice of human nature, does not forbid entertainment, including banter, as long as it is not excessive.

β€œThere are occasions when we should be serious, and instances when we can loosen up,” he said when approached yesterday (July 14), as per Malay Mail.

source: Majoriti

He was responding to a video that went viral of a woman ridiculing Islam while performing at a comedy club in Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur.

The 54-second short clip caused…

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Written by: Lara Lee