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Sikhs in Malaysia

Gobind Singh Deo Becomes First Sikh Minister in Malaysia

Gobind Singh Deo, a Sikh politician in Malaysia, has become a cabinet minister, the first member of the minority community in the country's history to be appointed as a minister.

Kultar’s Mime: Young Sikh Director & Playwright Brings Truth About 1984 Sikh Massacre to Malaysia

Following sixty-six acclaimed performances in the US, England, Scotland, Canada, and India, “Kultar's Mime”, a devised play composed by playwright and director J. Mehr Kaur, heads to Malaysia from May 19 to May 27, 2016.

Sikh appointed as police commissioner in Kuala Lumpur

A Sikh was reportedly appointed as Police Commissioner of Kuala Lumpur. Media reports say that Amar Singh is the first Sikh to be appointed in such a high post in a Muslim majority country.

Malaysia: Body of Kidnapped Sikh woman recovered floating in Sungai Udang

“The case is being investigated by the Selangor police contingent and Penang police will assist with investigations as the body was found in this state,” said Penang CID chief Datuk Mazlan Kesah.

Malaysia court upholds ban on use of “Allah” word by The Hirald; Christians can still use “Allah” in Churches, says Malaysia govt.

According to ABC news, Malaysia's top court weighed in Monday on the country's longstanding fight over the word "Allah," saying non-Muslims cannot use it to refer to God. But the government said hours later that the judgment applied only to one newspaper at the center of the case, adding still more confusion to a deeply divisive debate over religious freedom in the Muslim-majority country.

Malaysian Sikhs take stand against ban on Guru Granth Sahib in Malaysia for use of word Allah

Malaysia (October 17, 2013): According to a news by The Malaysian Insider the ‘Sikhs will continue to use the word Allah in their religious practices as the word appeared numerous times in their holy scriptures, said the Malaysian Gurdwara Council president Jagir Singh’.

Malaysia deports a Sikh on alleged charges of links with BKI

Malaysia deports a Sikh on alleged charges of links with BKI

New Delhi, India (July 01, 2013): According to a news reported in Malaysian Sun on June 28, 2013: Malaysia has deported a Sikh citizen of India for alleged links with militant group - the Babbar Khalsa International (BKI).