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PAS Muslimat oppose unity govt (Updated 5.40pm)

PAS Muslimat oppose unity govt (Updated 5.40pm)

Updated 5.40pm on 18 June 2009 KUALA LUMPUR, 18 June 2009: PAS’s women’s wing today slammed suggestions of a unity government between PAS and the Barisan Nasional (BN), a day after the party’s spiritual leader explicitly opposed the idea. “We urge all PAS leaders not to make new statements or suggestions that fall outside the […]

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What’s the matter with SIS?

What’s the matter with SIS?

WHAT do you know? Politicians from across the divide are actually united on an issue. The issue? The threat that Sisters in Islam (SIS) poses as a Muslim women’s rights organisation that may be deviating from the faith. The latest spotlighting on SIS — just one of many through the 20 years of the non-governmental […]

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Zaid: SIS need not drop “Islam”

Zaid: SIS need not drop “Islam”

PETALING JAYA, 11 June 2009: Former Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Zaid Ibrahim has hit out at calls for Sisters in Islam (SIS) to drop “Islam” from its name. Zaid “Most probably those who make such demands are not familiar with SIS’s activities,” Zaid said in a posting on his blog today. He […]

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Zulkifli: SIS should drop “Islam”

Zulkifli: SIS should drop “Islam”

Corrected at 12 noon on 10 June 2009 PETALING JAYA, 9 June 2009: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) Member of Parliament for Kulim-Bandar Baru, Zulkifli Noordin, has called on the (corrected) Companies Commission of Malaysia to force Muslim women’s group Sisters in Islam (SIS) to drop the word “Islam” from their name. Zulkifli Noordin In a […]

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Public petition against PAS resolution

Public petition against PAS resolution

Updated 4.30pm on 15 June 2009 PETALING JAYA, 9 June 2009: The National Human Rights Society (Hakam) has launched a petition urging PAS to retract its call for action against Sisters in Islam. Hakam president Malik Imtiaz Ghulam Sarwar described as “disturbing” and “anti-democratic” the resolution adopted at PAS’s 55th muktamar on 7 June for […]

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PKR, DAP urge PAS to retract resolution on SIS

PKR, DAP urge PAS to retract resolution on SIS

Updated 6.42pm on 8 June 09 PETALING JAYA, 8 June 2009: Both Parti Keadilan Rakyat and the DAP have urged PAS to reconsider its call to ban non-governmental organisation (NGO) Sisters in Islam (SIS). “As PAS is rallying for a ‘PAS for All’ image of the party, it should promote and practise democracy and not […]

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