PAS “Cawat” to “Bible been Amended” Whats Next??

This was 2010 which was an unnecessary remark by the President of PAS during a by election in Sarawak which was reported by the mass media which reads,”Hadi had angered Sarawak’s Iban community when he blamed PKR’s loss in the April 7, 2010 Batang Ai by-election to ignorant voters who did not know how to vote and “were still wearing loinclothes”

10 Years later in 2020 in Parliament a PAS MP Nik Muhammad Zawawi Salleh touched on the very subject which most Sarawakians of Christian Faith holds dear to them,”The Bible”.

Surely, the Christian Community will not just let this slide.

Who and Which Political Party in Sarawak will come out voicing their “stand on this issue” this time around? 

In 2010 the then president of SPDP Tan Sri William Mawan said this,”“To us Dayaks, this (Hadi to be PM) is looking down on us and very condescending. The Dayaks, even those in the Opposition I think, would know who not to support.” 

There was also voices of support from PBB supreme council member and Assistant Housing and Youth Minister Abdul Karim Hamzah said Hadi had insulted the Dayaks and Sarawakians in general when he made the “cawat” remark.

Isn’t this the chap who belittled the natives of Sarawak as still backward, still wearing ‘cawat’ and don’t know how to vote?

PRN12 Sarawak  is just around the corner and the fence sitters of which make up 40% of the voters will see who will stand out for them to ensure that Sarawak remains free from extremists,bigotry and to “USHER OUT“those who practically uses religion for their own benefits.

This is the way for the voters to kindly tell  the aspirants that ,”WE KNOW WHO WE WANT”

The Association of Churches in Sarawak Archbishop Simon Poh has spoke out loud and clear in his statement {extracted in full below}.

Let’s await the next course of action…..We leave it to the authorities concerned.!!!!

simon pPETALING JAYA: Sarawak’s council of churches has joined the chorus of criticisms against Pasir Puteh MP Nik Muhammad Zawawi Salleh over the PAS man’s comments on the Bible made in the Dewan Rakyat recently.

In his exchange with Beruas MP Ngeh Koo Ham on the religion permitting adherents to consume alcohol, Zawawi had said the Bible had been amended.

The Association of Churches in Sarawak (ACS) said the MP’s comments were offensive and unacceptable, adding that his statement was a direct insult against the Bible.

“The statement that ‘kitab Injil ini dipesongkan ataupun diubah’ alleging that ‘the Gospel is distorted or changed’ crosses into the boundary of religious sensitivity.

He demanded that Zawawi retract his statement and apologise over the matter, adding that it went against the Federal Constitution and the Malaysia Agreement 1963.

The PAS MP had said all religions do not allow their followers to consume alcohol, sparking a brief tiff with Ngeh.

Islam did not stop others from selling alcohol. Likewise, other religions such as Buddhism and Hinduism also did not allow adherents to consume alcohol, he told the House.

However, Zawawi told Ngeh to check his facts, including about Christianity, “before the Bible was amended”, as even a bit of liquor was not allowed.

Ngeh retorted by telling Zawawi to ask other religious experts first, prompting the PAS MP to say he had read about Christianity written by Christians.

Other Christian leaders in the peninsula had responded to Zawawi, saying consuming alcohol was not a sin in the Bible although it condemns intoxication.

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