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The arbitrariness of moral policing

The arbitrariness of moral policing

CRITICISMS towards moral policing in Malaysia are nothing new. Back in 2005, the Federal Territories Islamic Department came under fire after its infamous raid of Kuala Lumpur’s Zouk nightclub. After the Muslim detainees’ claims of sexual harassment and other abuse by religious enforcers, the government sought to curb moral policing, in rhetoric at least. In […]

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Seventy-three deviationist groups detected nationwide

SERDANG, 19 Nov 2008: The Islamic Development Department Malaysia (Jakim) has detected seventy-three deviationist groups nationwide, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said today. Jakim had also identified their leaders and their teaching contents as well as recruitment methods which included “Multi Level Marketing” (MLM), he said. “MLM is […]

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