Daniel Scot

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Daniel Scot (born 15 December 1956) is a Christian missionary in Australia.[1][2][3][4] not to be confused with Danny Nalliah. Daniel Scot was born in Pakistan and is currently the Director of Ibrahim Ministries International (Danny Nalliah was born in Sri Lanka and is Senior Pastor of Catch the Fire Ministries).

Daniel Scot was born in a village in Pakistan and is the Director of Ibrahim Ministries International, based in Australia. IMI's objective is to explain Islam as taught and practiced throughout history.

Education[edit]

1975 B.Sc. (Hons) Bachelor of Science (Applied Mathematics)
University of Karachi
1976 M.Sc. First Class Master of Science (Applied Mathematics)
University of Karachi
1987 B.Th. Bachelor of Theology
Gujranwala Seminary

Career Highlights[edit]

1986 saw Daniel charged under the Blasphemy Law 295C in Pakistan after being "convicted" of blasphemy for quoting the Qur'an. After fleeing a certain death sentence, Daniel arrived in Australia where he worked at the University of Queensland.

In 2002, Daniel was conducting a seminar in Melbourne arranged by Danny Nalliah for Christians about Islam. He was subsequently charged, under the Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001 for inciting contempt of Islam in the minds of the listeners. The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) found that Scot, Nalliah and Catch the Fire Ministries had breached the law. On appeal, the Supreme court set aside the finding of VCAT. The case took 5 1/2 years.

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