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Inequality in the name of Islam

Inequality in the name of Islam

THE problem with the Administration of the Religion of Islam (Federal Territories) Bill 2013 wasn’t just that it was “unfair” to non-Muslims or controversial. The reason it has no place in Malaysia is that the bill entrenches inequalities and does so in the name of Islam.

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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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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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PAS wants Sisters in Islam investigated (Updated 6.30pm)

PAS wants Sisters in Islam investigated (Updated 6.30pm)

Updated 6.30pm on 7 June 2009 Documentation of PAS’s resolution on Sisters in Islam SHAH ALAM, 7 June 2009: Sisters in Islam (SIS) should be investigated and declared “haram” if it is found to be anti-Islam, the 55th PAS muktamar declared today. The Islamist political party also said SIS members should undergo religious rehabilitation should […]

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The world according to Musa

The world according to Musa

“We had no choice but to use tear gas to disperse the crowd…I assure the public that stern action will be taken against those involved in organising the demonstrations. They are not fighting for democracy but are demo crazy.” INSPECTOR General of Police Tan Sri Musa Hassan, on the release of tear gas against hundreds […]

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