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Who wants PAS-Umno unity?

Who wants PAS-Umno unity?

Unity talks between Umno and PAS seem to have been revived recently. But who are the ones behind it?

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Confusion over ISA banner

Confusion over ISA banner

PETALING JAYA, 26 March 2010: Two Muslim groups who are opposed to the Internal Security Act (ISA) are distancing themselves from a banner that implicates their endorsement of the Act. Jemaah Islah Malaysia (JIM) and the Malaysian Muslim Youth Movement (Abim) have both denied that they agreed to a banner which read, “ISA is the […]

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SIS critics using police

SIS critics using police

PETALING JAYA, 5 Nov 2009: The police are now being used to silence the views of groups like Sisters in Islam (SIS) following the lodging of multiple reports against the women’s rights group. SIS programme manager Masjaliza Hamzah said that to date, what is believed to be more than 50 police reports have been lodged […]

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Islamic vs liberal values

Islamic vs liberal values

“MALAYSIAN society is faced with a collision of values,” says new Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia (Abim) president Muhamad Razak Idris. “There are two elements in this conflict. First, the rise of commitment to living according to Islamic religious values. Second, the increasing influence of liberal ideas, due to globalisation.” Razak, a lecturer at Universiti Kebangsaan […]

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Will the police respect opposition?

Will the police respect opposition?

A PRIMARY principle of democratic government that can and should be imported into the Muslim ummah is self-regulation by means of dialogue with opposition and political parties. Political opposition, accomplished through the right channel and by reasonable means, is not the same as “sedition”. Therefore, blogs and other forms of detraction from majority party views […]

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Yusri to resign as Abim president

LANGKAWI, 26 June 2009: Malaysian Islamic Youth Movement (Abim) president Yusri Mohamad said today he would relinquish the post at the movement’s 38th assembly in Shah Alam on 1 Aug. Yusri, who has held the post for two terms, said although he is not yet 40, he wanted to give the new line-up a chance […]

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