Erykah Badu Tattoo: Against Islamic Teachings or Open to Interpretation?

March 3, 2012

The Star has suspended two senior editors indefinitely for approving a photograph of Erykah Badu with a tattoo of the word “Allah” on her body, and appointed two Muslim associate editors to guide the newspaper on Muslim sensitivities. This comes after the Home Ministry banned Badu’s concert and issued a show-cause letter to the national daily for the incident.

For Current Affairs, Kathleen Tan talks to Islamic Renaissance Front chairman and director Dr Ahmad Farouk Musa for insights into this issue