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“Syariah court has no legitimacy for non-Muslims”

“Syariah court has no legitimacy for non-Muslims”

Corrected 11.35am on 25 Aug 2010 ON 20 Aug 2010, a three-person bench of the Court of Appeal unanimously denied the application of S Kaliammal, the widow of Mount Everest climber M Moorthy, to determine her late husband’s religious status. Moorthy passed away on 20 Dec 2005 after entering into a coma. Just before his [...]

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Lifting the SIS book ban

Lifting the SIS book ban

THE Barisan Nasional (BN) government should thank High Court Justice Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof for quashing the Home Ministry’s ban on Muslim Women and the Challenges of Islamic Extremism. The academic book is edited by Prof Norani Othman and published by Muslim women’s non-governmental organisation Sisters in Islam (SIS). Too often we read about why [...]

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Reasons for dismissing Anwar’s appeal

Reasons for dismissing Anwar’s appeal

       Mahathir (Pic by amrfum / Wiki commons)IN October 2009, the media reported that Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim‘s appeal against Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was dismissed by the Court of Appeal on the grounds that it was filed in English. Much hue and cry was raised over the judgement, and adverse comments were made against [...]

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Court rejects Anwar’s objection in sodomy case

PUTRAJAYA, 23 Oct 2009: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today failed to prevent the Court of Appeal from hearing the prosecution’s appeal against the High Court’s order for the prosecution to supply documents to him. This follows the Court of Appeal’s dismissal of Anwar’s preliminary objection to strike out the prosecution’s appeal. Justice Datuk Hasan Lah, [...]

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3 Nov for mention of Anwar’s sodomy trial

KUALA LUMPUR, 2 Sept 2009: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s sodomy trial was set for re-mention on 3 Nov 2009, after the High Court was told that the prosecution’s appeal against the court order to supply documents to the defence was still pending at the Court of Appeal. Deputy Public Prosecutor Datuk Nordin Hassan told the [...]

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Kg Buah Pala demolition postponed again

PENANG, 4 Aug 2009: The demolition of houses in Kampung Buah Pala, which was supposed to take place today, has been postponed for the second time to enable the problem to be resolved by the residents and the developer. Deputy Chief Minister II P Ramasamy said the developer, Nusmetro Ventures (P) Sdn Bhd, had agreed [...]

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