Tag Archive | "pengkid"

Media vs LGBTs

Media vs LGBTs

HOW is our media measuring up to its role? If some newspapers’ treatment of what constitutes news is anything to go by, it is clear that some among the Malaysian media are not only unprofessional. They are also causing harm to vulnerable groups. Without a doubt, there is evidence that some media are targeting the […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Posted in Commentary, Current IssuesComments (29)

Perils of questioning Islam

Perils of questioning Islam

“If Muslims themselves do not respect the decision by the syariah court and offer contradicting views on the matter, how do we make non-Muslims respect our laws[?]” SELANGOR mufti Datuk Mohd Tamyes Abdul Wahid, on why Muslims shouldn’t question the caning of Muslim women. (Source: Don’t question syariah caning sentence on women, New Straits Times, […]

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Posted in Found in QuotationComments (4)

Fatwa on tomboys is regressive

Fatwa on tomboys is regressive

Fatwa protestors outside KLCC (photos by Lainie Yeoh) DOES Malaysia have serious morality and social problems? Definitely. To name a few: corruption, money politics, draconian laws like the Internal Security Act (ISA), abuse of power, violation of citizen’s rights, environmental problems, failure to reduce the high crime rate, rampant snatch theft, domestic violence, and failure […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Posted in Letters to the EditorComments (5)

Yes, Minister. Let’s meet

Yes, Minister. Let’s meet

PERSATUAN Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (Empower) is very much disturbed by the ruling made by the National Fatwa Council (the Council) on 23 Oct 2008 which opined that females who dress and behave like males is forbidden in Islam. Protestor outside Suria KLCC (Pic by Lainie Yeoh)On 7 Nov 2008, two groups protested against the fatwa. […]

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Posted in Letters to the EditorComments (1)

Fatwa on pengkid should not be questioned: Nik Aziz

KOTA BARU, 17 Nov 2008: PAS spiritual leader Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat said today no one should question the decision of the National Fatwa Council’s decree outlawing “pengkid” (tomboyism). The Kelantan Menteri Besar said non-governmental organisations (NGOs) had no right to question Islamic matters. “Who are we to go against Allah’s commands, are […]

Tags: , , , , ,

Posted in NewsComments Off on Fatwa on pengkid should not be questioned: Nik Aziz

Fatwa boleh dicabar

Fatwa boleh dicabar

Ahli-ahli Katagender memprotes fatwa anti-pengkid pada 7 Nov 2008 (Gambar oleh Lainie Yeoh) JANGAN cabar fatwa. Itulah arahan yang dikeluarkan oleh Menteri di Jabatan Perdana Menteri, Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, tanggal 10 Nov 2008. Menurut laporan Utusan Malaysia, arahan tersebut dikhususkan kepada pertubuhan bukan kerajaan (NGO) bukan Islam, Katagender dan Food-not-Bombs, yang berdemonstrasi […]

Tags: , , , , ,

Posted in ColumnsComments (19)

  • The Nut Graph

 

Switch to our mobile site