Two Malaysian men have been found guilty of setting fire to a church in January in a row over non-Muslim use of the word “Allah”. The two had claimed their burn injuries were sustained at a barbecue. But a judge in the capital, Kuala Lumpur, said this was a fabrication and jailed them for five years. The attack on the Metro Tabernacle Church in Kuala Lumpur was the first of a series of attacks on houses of worship following the “Allah” row.

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