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In defence of diversity

In defence of diversity

WHAT comes to mind when Malaysia‘s political leaders declare that Malaysia’s strength lies in its diversity? Do we believe the claim that is being made? And if yes, do we believe that they too, believe in these pronouncements they make and that they will do anything to defend Malaysia’s diversity? There is ample evidence that […]

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JHEOA denies conversion activities

JHEOA denies conversion activities

PETALING JAYA, 9 June 2010: The Jabatan Hal Ehwal Orang Asli (JHEOA) has denied allegations that a hospital in Gombak has been involved in the conversion of Orang Asli to Islam.

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In the meantime, they are transparent and forthcoming about their religious beliefs. They say they only want the Islamic authorities to leave them alone.

The non-Muslim Muslims

Corrected at 4:30pm, 30 Sept 2009 IN April 2009, the Selangor Islamic Affairs Council (MAIS) officially forbade the Ahmadiyah community in the state from performing their own Friday prayers. This news, however, did not make headlines — after all, there are at most only 2,000 Ahmadiyah in all of Malaysia, and at most only 600 […]

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High Court refers Mohan Singh’s conversion to syariah court (Updated 4.45pm)

High Court refers Mohan Singh’s conversion to syariah court (Updated 4.45pm)

Updated 4.45pm on 6 July 2009 SHAH ALAM, 6 July 2009: The High Court here gave jurisdiction to the Syariah Court to determine if art director Mohan Singh a/l Janto Singh was a Muslim at death, despite his Sikh family’s dispute of his conversion. Judge Rosnaini Saub said the civil court had no jurisdiction to […]

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Memperingati Michael Jackson

Memperingati Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson (© Oceania Rock / Flickr.com) PERTAMA kali saya mendengar lagu mendiang Michael Jackson pada tahun 1984, saya berumur enam tahun. Saya ingat lagi, pada masa itu Radio dan Televisyen Malaysia menyiarkan rancangan hiburan istimewa mengenai Anugerah Grammy ke-26. Jackson memecahkan pelbagai rekod untuk pencalonan bagi albumnya, Thriller. Rancangan tersebut memaparkan sedutan videonya untuk […]

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Decision in Mohan Singh case on 6 July

Decision in Mohan Singh case on 6 July

SHAH ALAM, 1 July 2009: The High Court will decide which court has jurisdiction to hear competing claims over the body of Mohan Singh al/l Janot Singh on Monday, 6 July 2009. High Court judge Rosnaini Saub announced this today after the final round of arguments on the matter was made in court today. Both […]

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