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High Court refers Mohan Singh’s conversion to syariah court (Updated 4.45pm)

High Court refers Mohan Singh’s conversion to syariah court (Updated 4.45pm)

Updated 4.45pm on 6 July 2009 SHAH ALAM, 6 July 2009: The High Court here gave jurisdiction to the Syariah Court to determine if art director Mohan Singh a/l Janto Singh was a Muslim at death, despite his Sikh family’s dispute of his conversion. Judge Rosnaini Saub said the civil court had no jurisdiction to […]

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“Syariah court’s jurisdiction only over Muslims”

“Syariah court’s jurisdiction only over Muslims”

Shanmuga (left) and Rajesh SHAH ALAM, 19 June 2009: The religious status of deceased film director Mohan Singh must be heard in the civil court based on the most recent court judgements about the syariah court’s jurisdiction and position, the High Court here heard. Rajesh Kumar, the lawyer for Mohan’s family, told the High Court, […]

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Shamala, Ridzwan victims in conversion issue

PUTRAJAYA, 29 April 2009: He has not seen his two sons since they were six and four. She has since fled the country to escape him and a law she does not accept. Both relied on the laws they believed to be theirs. He relied on Islamic jurisprudence when their marriage failed while she stuck […]

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Group to appeal to Council of Rulers over conversions

Group to appeal to Council of Rulers over conversions

KUALA LUMPUR, 22 April 2009: The Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism (MCCBCHST) will appeal to the Council of Rulers to help resolve the unilateral conversions of minors to Islam.  The non-Muslim multi-faith group also wants measures to be put in place to prevent the syariah courts from deciding on non-Muslims […]

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Child conversion by one parent wrong

Child conversion by one parent wrong

PETALING JAYA, 6 March 2009: A converting spouse should not take advantage of syariah law to unilaterally convert his or her child without the non-Muslim spouse’s consent, the MCA said today. If the disputing parents could not agree on the baby’s religion, the child’s religion should remain the status quo until he or she reaches […]

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50,000 civil servants in get-rich-quick schemes

50,000 civil servants in get-rich-quick schemes

KUALA LUMPUR, 30 Jan 2009: The “get-rich-quick” schemes are causing a negative impact on the civil service as more than 50,000 government employees are believed to be actively involved in promoting it. Most worrying is that many senior officers and heads of departments are encouraging their subordinates to participate in such schemes. Cuepacs secretary-general Ahmad […]

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