Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Congratulations to "Allah" Soldiers 祝贺“阿拉”战士


This must be a happy time for those of you who think you have won a war for Allah.
First of all, I would like to congratulate Perkasa and other NGOs who have screamed, shouted, and threatened Malaysians who disagreed that Allah should be exclusive to Muslims. Congratulations! You have won your holy war. Go celebrate.


Second, I would like to congratulate the four judges who dismissed the Catholic church’s application for leave to appeal against a decision upholding the government ban against its use of “Allah” as a reference to God. If you made this judgement to protect your own religion, congratulations for sacrificing your professionalism.




Third, I would like to congratulate the Home Ministry, for it was you that filed an appeal against the High Court ruling that the Herald can call on Allah.
Fourth, I would like to congratulate Umno, for you have been successful in engineering the war over Allah to distract Malaysians from the rising cost of living, your corrupt practices and your inability to govern and lead. Oh, Umno, you are such a political genius.


As for me, call me whatever, catch me if you like, charge me if you can, I will continue to believe and stand on the principle that everyone in this country is given by the Federal Constitution the liberty to practise his or her own religion and to express himself or herself. By the principle of natural justice and liberty, Allah should never be exclusive to any particular group of people.
To my fellow Malaysians who are Bahasa Malaysia speaking Christians, remember this: They may take “Allah” away from the Herald, but they can never take God away from your heart. Be strong and courageous, continue to love and pray for them who persecute you for they know not what they are doing.
God bless Malaysia.

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今天对你们而言一定是个值得欢庆的好日子,因你们深信你们已在“阿拉”字眼争议取得胜利。

首先,我想祝贺那些不断高喊口号,出言威胁,坚持“阿拉”字眼在马来西亚乃穆士林专用的土权及其他非政府组织。恭喜你们!你们已赢得这场“圣战”,去快活一番庆祝吧!

其二,我想祝贺今天赞成驳回上诉准令的四个法官。若你作出这样的判决是为了保护你的宗教,恭喜!因你牺牲你的专业准则来捍卫你的神。你真是伟大啊!

其三,我想祝贺内政部。因你上诉推翻高庭批准天主教周刊《先锋报》使用“阿拉”字眼的决定。恭喜!你的上诉得到联邦法院的青睐。如今你必定在开怀大笑。

其四,我想祝贺巫统。因你已把马来西亚品牌的伊斯兰深深融入社会,成功把我国穆斯林的视线从你的贪污腐败与惨淡的执政能力转移到捍卫“阿拉”字眼圣战 。巫统,你真是一个政治天才啊!

至于我,无论你想怎么说,逮捕我也好,控告我也罢,我会继续秉持原则并遵循联邦宪法的条文,即人人皆有权力信奉与实践其宗教信仰。基于公义与自由的原则,“阿拉”字眼不应只供某个团体使用即便他们是穆斯林,基督徒,亦或佛教徒也好。

最后,至所有在马来西亚使用马来语的基督徒,请记住这点,也许他们能在《先锋报》取走“阿拉”字眼但他们却无法在你心中取走上帝。当刚强壮胆,继续为那逼迫你的人祷告,爱着他们,因为他们所作的事他们不晓得。

愿神祝福马来西亚!

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