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<em>Uncommon Sense</em> with Wong Chin Huat: The Sunni-Shia split and the answer to Muslim unity

Uncommon Sense with Wong Chin Huat: The Sunni-Shia split and the answer to Muslim unity

WANT Muslim unity? Try secularism, suggests political scientist Wong Chin Huat. He looks at the war in Syria and Iraq between Sunnis and Shiites, and at parallels in Malaysia.

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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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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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Kes Ismail Yahya: Ancaman terhadap pengasingan kuasa?

Kes Ismail Yahya: Ancaman terhadap pengasingan kuasa?

Bulan Oktober yang lalu, Ketua Hakim Mahkamah Syariah Terengganu didakwa di mahkamah syariah. Datuk Ismail Yahya dituduh menghina dan mempertikaikan Majlis Agama Islam dan Adat Melayu Terengganu dan arahan Sultan Terengganu mengenai penstrukturan semula majlis tersebut. Apakah yang telah dilakukan oleh seorang ketua hakim mahkamah syariah sehingga dia boleh didakwa sebegini?

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Can <em>Noah</em> be banned for being un-Islamic?

Can Noah be banned for being un-Islamic?

The movie Noah has been banned in Malaysia because it is deemed un-Islamic to depict a prophet. But is it legal to ban something on the basis that it is un-Islamic? When imposing a ban, what are the appropriate criteria to restrict freedom of expression, which is a constitutionally guaranteed human right?

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Bomoh, kebudayaan, Islam dan keadilan

Bomoh, kebudayaan, Islam dan keadilan

Upacara yang dilakukan di KLIA oleh Ibrahim Mat Zin yang mengaku sebagai Raja Bomoh, telah menjadi bahan ejekan samada di dalam dan di luar Negara. Adakah benar amalannya itu sesat atau murtad? Dan apakah yang dikatakan oleh ajaran Islam berkenaan dengan amalan-amalan sebegini?

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