Ismail Sabri: Jihad means struggle, not holy war

Published on 1 Apr 2019 1:01:07 PM

Umno vice president and opposition leader in Parliament Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob on Monday defended his statement that PAS and Umno are waging a “jihad” to overthrow a government that is anti-Malay and anti-Islam.

He explained that to him, 'jihad' means struggle, not holy war.

When asked by a reporter to cite an example that the government was anti-Islam and anti-Malay, the Bera MP said the Pakatan Harapan administration allowed the LGBT community to march for their rights and even discussed the appropriate toilet to be used by transgenders.