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First phase of MP Watch completed

First phase of MP Watch completed

PETALING JAYA, 16 July 2010: All 222 Members of Parliament (MPs) have been contacted for the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, and have responded with either full answers or a non-reply. As of 15 July, 113 MPs answered in full all six questions on key democracy issues that were posed to them. The other […]

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BN’s whipping quandary

BN’s whipping quandary

Digging…and digging…and digging THE big hole our government found themselves in after Kartika Sari Dewi Shukarno was sentenced to caning for drinking alcohol has just gotten bigger. Stuck between pleasing those who thought moral offenders deserved caning and outraged human rights groups as well as the international community, the government decided to cane three other […]

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Punishment for syariah crime to be increased?

PUTRAJAYA, 23 April 2009: The punishment for syariah crimes, including whipping, may be increased to curb the rise in such offences in the country. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Maj-Gen (R) Datuk Jamil Khir Baharom said the common perception now was that the penalties imposed by the syariah courts were far too light, mostly […]

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Scholar: Don’t restrict “Allah”

Scholar: Don’t restrict “Allah”

PETALING JAYA, 17 Feb 2009: Use of the word “Allah” among Catholic churches should not be restricted unreasonably, said leading Islamic scholar Prof Dr Mohammad Hashim Kamali today. Hashim Kamali“In Islam, there is one God for all humanity. Therefore, one should not monopolise or personalise ‘Allah’ as belonging to only one sector of humanity,” he […]

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Islamic state conundrum

Islamic state conundrum

“He was considered a threat because JI was trying to establish an Islamic government in the region. But now, he has been rehabilitated and can return to society.” Suspected Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) terrorist Yazid Sufaat was released from detention under the Internal Security Act (ISA) in November 2008 after being held for seven years. Home […]

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