The Government has banned 18 books with contents that tarnish Islam’s sanctity, are factually wrong, have deviated from true Islamic faith and insulted the prophets.
The order for the ban was made under the Printing Presses and Publications Act 1984, the Internal Security Ministry said in a statement.
Among the publications banned are Kamasutra: Apakah Kebaikannya by Drs Munir Rahmat, Pengakuan Mangsa Rogol (Ayu Mayangsari), Umee Srimas Pakar Repair “Anu” Lelaki (Webah Salleh), and Rahsia Penyegar Tenaga Batin Suami Isteri (Dr Ruhani).
Also banned are Islam and the West: A New Political and Religious Order Post September 11 written by Robert Van de Weyer and Who is a Muslim.
Friday, January 19, 2007
Government Bans 18 Books
From the Star today: