My simplistic explanation on why this behaviour is tolerated comes down to the arranged marriage.
Shanmuga K sometimes sees a purple banana emerging in his sub-conscious. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. There does not seem to be any case on interfaith marriages.However, the current dispute in the US on the legality of same gender marriages and how it is ultimately resolved will no doubt be of relevance to this issue.), who had 12 sons who formed the 12 tribes of Israel.(Incidentally, this means only Malayalee Christians in Malaysia – the Mar Thomites and the Syrian Christians – would probably comply with this requirement).International human rights norms however suggest that the prohibition and criminalisation of interfaith marriages is an unreasonable restriction on the rights of men and women to marry and found a family. The following is the definition of a means - (a) a woman whose ancestors were from the Bani Ya’qub; or (b) a Christian woman whose ancestors were Christians before the prophethood of the Prophet Muhammad; or (c) a Jewess whose ancestors were Jews before the prophethood of the Prophet ‘Isa; *Prophet ‘Isa is of course Christ to Christians.