|Islamic scholar, Muhaddith
|Main interest(s)||Hadith studies|
|Alma mater||University of Madinah|
Born into a Buddhist family, Hussain Yee embraced Islam in 1968 at the age of 18. He pursued studies at the University of Madinah in Saudi Arabia majoring in Hadith. At the University of Madinah, he studied under the renowned 20th century Islamic scholar Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani and also had contact with the former Grand Mufti of Saudi-Arabia, Ibn Baaz.
After graduating in 1978, he returned to Malaysia joined the Muslim welfare organization, Perkin which focused on the welfare of converts to Islam. He later served as the director of an Islamic centre in Hong Kong.
Controversy and response
Hussain Ye later responded to the accusations and denied ever saying that “Jews were behind 9/11 attack", and blamed The Australian's inept journalism on arousing hatred of Islam and Islamic scholars.
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