Scuppered bid to change religious conversion law rocks PKR-held Selangor

In this picture taken on June 30, 2019, PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali greets Selangor Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari at a Hari Raya event in Putrajaya.
In this picture taken on June 30, 2019, PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali greets Selangor Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari at a Hari Raya event in Putrajaya.PHOTO: BERNAMA

KUALA LUMPUR - A scuppered attempt to amend Islamic laws so that minors can be converted unilaterally by either parent has rocked the Parti Keadilan Rakyat-led (PKR) Selangor government.

The legislative of Malaysia's richest state was scheduled to sit from July 29 to Aug 9, with the Bill to amend the Administration of the Religion of Islam (State of Selangor) Enactment to be tabled last week.

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