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JAKIM Sets Up 24-Hour Special Hotline for M’sians to Channel Complaints About Insults to Islam

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The Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM) has launched a special 24-hour hotline for the public to channel complaints regarding insults to Islam in Malaysia.

Announced by the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Religious Affairs) Datuk Mohd Na’im Mokhtar yesterday, he asserted that the public can lodge any complaints or reports regarding any issue of insults to Islam via the hotline, including those triggered through social media platforms.

 

De facto Religious Affairs Minister announces special 24-hour hotline to lodge complaints about insults to Islam

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Mohd Na’im added that JAKIM has been requested to collaborate with the State Islamic Religious Departments, Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM), Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) and other relevant parties so that the issue of insults to Islam in our country could be addressed.

The de facto Religious Affairs Minister then called upon all parties to act responsibly in preserving the unity and harmony in Malaysia.

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Mohd Na’im iterated that his Ministry consistently affirms its commitment to safeguarding the sanctity and dignity of Islam. Furthermore, any party found to be insulting Islam must be brought to justice as a lesson to all.

He stressed,

“Any form of provocation and extreme act must be stopped. Unity is a blessing that must be maintained to achieve the essence of Malaysia Madani.”

 

 

Complaints can be channeled via WhatsApp or email

As for the hotline itself, JAKIM further elaborated on its mechanics on its official Facebook account.

The department said that the hotline is open 24 hours every day. You can channel any complaints about insults to Islam to the number 017-3234533 on WhatsApp or email the hotline at aduan@islam.gov.my. 

Furthermore, in order for JAKIM can investigate the complaint and take further action, complainants are advised to fill in the form in this link here.


So, what do you guys make of this initiative by JAKIM and the de facto Religious Affairs Ministry? Share your thoughts with us in the comments!

 

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