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Malaysia: extremist Sunnis fuelling anti-Shia sentiments.

Faizal Musa

Faizal Musa

The Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia sociologist , Dr Mohd Faizal Musa (pro Shia), said extremist sunni religious authorities have spread the myth that Shia Islam was a recent import starting in 1979 and that the denomination, which is the second largest in Islam, was a foreign threat.

“Wahhabis in Malaysia tend to regard Shiism as ‘another religion’ and consider Shias ‘infidels’, ‘unbelievers’, ‘heretics’, ‘deviants’, and ‘non-Islamic’,” he told The Malaysia Insider in Kuala Lumpur. GO TO SOURCE HERE