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Babi, anjing, pondan: Jijik orang Islam Malaysia

Babi, anjing, pondan: Jijik orang Islam Malaysia

Apakah Islam itu mengajar umat Islam membenci babi, anjing dan pondan sehingga dibenarkan orang Islam mengambil tindakan yang keterlaluan dan tak masuk akal, ataupun yang kejam ke atas mereka?

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Kidex and the law – What the government’s not telling you

Kidex and the law – What the government’s not telling you

THE Kinrara-Damansara Expressway (Kidex) project has certainly been the talk of many angry Petaling Jaya (PJ) residents these past two months. There has been much debate for and against the project. Its concessionaire Kidex Sdn Bhd says it will ease traffic congestion in PJ and have spillover economic benefits. PJ residents however fear increased noise, […]

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Beyond Dyana Sofya

Beyond Dyana Sofya

What exactly was discriminatory about the remarks made against the DAP’s candidate for the Teluk Intan by-election, Dyana Sofya Mohd Daud? How do such remarks go beyond Dyana Sofya and what needs to be done to combat such attitudes?

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Uncommon Sense with Wong Chin Huat: Does Malaysia need hate speech laws?

It appears that open demonisation of minority groups such as Christians and Chinese Malaysians are becoming more commonplace in Malaysia. Does Malaysia need laws to prohibit hate speech? The Nut Graph asks political scientist Dr Wong Chin Huat.

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Digital double standards – when are Facebook posts really criminal?

Digital double standards – when are Facebook posts really criminal?

WHY do some “offensive” social media posts invite police action while others don’t? It would seem that it depends on who posts it, and who or what the post is about. Are double standards at play in the policing of digital freedom of expression?

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What are the benefits of hudud?

What are the benefits of hudud?

Just what are the benefits of hudud? Its supporters should spell them out so that Malaysians can decide if the Islamic penal code is good for the country, and so that the electorate can make informed assessments about the politicians who are pushing for Malaysia to be an Islamic state.

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