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Could hudud be a reality?

Could hudud be a reality?

The BN attacks on PAS’s hudud agenda involve scaremongering of the worst kind. BN’s alarmist politics aside, can hudud law actually become a reality for Malaysians? And how likely is it that it will be implemented in the near future?

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MPs and the Islamic state issue

MPs and the Islamic state issue

SHOULD Malaysia be an Islamic or secular state? The Nut Graph asked 222 MPs this question after the 2008 general election as part of its MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project. Find out what each party in BN and PR thinks about this issue.

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Voting for an “Islamic state”

Voting for an “Islamic state”

According to MCA, a vote for DAP equals a vote for PAS equals a vote for an Islamic state and hudud. Is there truth to any of the charges and predictions MCA is making? And are they being completely honest about what the Umno-led Barisan Nasional itself has been responsible for?

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Uncommon Sense with Wong Chin Huat: Can PAS and DAP survive hudud law dispute?

Uncommon Sense with Wong Chin Huat: Can PAS and DAP survive hudud law dispute?

MALAYSIANS have been seeing PAS and DAP cooperate on a level not thought possible before. When DAP Member of Parliament Teo Nie Ching received brickbats from Umno for speaking in a surau’s prayer room, PAS leaders spoke up in her defence, saying non-Muslims are allowed in Muslim houses of worship. Earlier this year, Umno leaders [...]

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<em>Uncommon Sense</em> with Wong Chin Huat: Will PAS and Umno ever unite?

Uncommon Sense with Wong Chin Huat: Will PAS and Umno ever unite?

AS part of its “Malay unity” rhetoric, Umno has been making overtures to PAS once again to have unity talks. PAS was a component party of the Barisan Nasional from 1974 to 1978, before the cooperation broke down and PAS left the coalition to become part of the federal opposition. Despite being rebuffed, Umno continues [...]

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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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