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The politics of dialogue

The politics of dialogue

Some people just don’t understand dialogue… SO now the government wants a formalised interfaith dialogue mechanism? Going by the history of the state’s response to attempts by civil society to initiate interfaith dialogue, I am not holding my breath. In 2005, various members of civil society had a conference proposing a statutory Interfaith Commission (IFC) […]

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Temporary court order to store Kugan’s post-mortem specimens

KUALA LUMPUR, 15 July 2009: The High Court here today issued a temporary order for all documents and post-mortem samples in relation to A Kugan, who died in police custody, to be stored in the original form. Justice Datuk Ghazali Cha issued the order after allowing an application by Kugan’s mother, N Indra, for the […]

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Action on Kugan case delayed

Action on Kugan case delayed

KUALA LUMPUR, 24 June 2009: The Attorney General (AG)’s Chambers will not take any action against the perpetrators of A Kugan‘s death before 21 Aug 2009. “Investigations [into Kugan’s death while in police detention] were scheduled to resume on 19 June 2009, but it has been delayed until 21 August 2009. Nazri Aziz (File pic) A […]

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Welfare dept gets interim custody of abused boy

PETALING JAYA, 28 May 2009: The Court for Children granted an interim custody for a month to the Welfare Department to take care of a five-old-boy who was allegedly abused by his 36-year-old mother. Magistrate Nur Syafawati Arifin granted the order after two officers from the department, who are acting as the boy’s protectors, made […]

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Probe begins into Kugan’s post-mortems

SERDANG, 12 March 2009: The special committee set up by the Health Ministry to investigate the two post-mortem reports into the death of A Kugan, the suspected car thief who died in police custody, held its first meeting today, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai. Speaking to reporters at Serdang Hospital here, he […]

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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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