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Democracy has never been stated ‘haram’ by the Qur’an, neither choosing a leader by vote system is haram in Hadith

I wish to present three perspectives of Islam concerning the concept of choosing a “leader” in Malaysia. This article is inspired by Abdul Hadi Awang’s clarion call to Muslims to choose his narrow-minded brand of Islam, perhaps for the upcoming Cameron Highland by-election. I will describe the views of Hadi, Perlis mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin, and Muslim scholar Dr …

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