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PKR’s strange disciplinary logic

PKR’s strange disciplinary logic

(Stationary pic by ba1969 / sxc.hu) DISCIPLINE within political parties has been in the spotlight recently. In the headlines was PAS’s suspension of its Shah Alam Member of Parliament (MP) Khalid Samad. And then there is Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR)’s trio of male Malay Malaysian leaders — Zulkifli Noordin, Datuk Seri Zahrain Mohamed Hashim and […]

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Why PR will not take disciplinary action

Why PR will not take disciplinary action

(Bucket of apples by Teresa Kenney; bad apple by Artography / Dreamstime) THEY drive up temperatures within the Pakatan Rakyat (PR) and invite criticisms of the fledging alliance to no end, but the likes of Datuk Dr Hasan Ali and Zulkifli Noordin are here to stay. Both men are self-styled defenders of Islam: PAS’s Hasan […]

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Indiscipline within PKR

Indiscipline within PKR

(Silhouette image by deeisforda / sxc.hu)  ON 9 Aug 2008, the Malaysian Bar Council held a forum titled Conversion to Islam: Article 121(1A) of the Federal Constitution, Subashini and Shamala Revisited. Today, a year on, we remember the forum not for what was discussed. A 300-person demonstration gathered to protest the Bar Council’s apparent “anti-Islam […]

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Restriction on use of “Allah” doesn’t make sense: MCA

PETALING JAYA, 27 Feb 2009: The latest gazetted order on the conditional use of the word “Allah” by Christian publications is unacceptable and does not make sense, the MCA said. In a statement released today, the MCA said it acknowledged that the home ministry had heeded the calls by Christian groups to allow Christian publications […]

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PAS can’t govern alone

PAS can’t govern alone

THERE has been some speculation among political observers that PAS is trying to purge the progressives from the party. One news analysis talked about the axeing of the “Erdogan” faction, referring to the removal of none other than the party’s Shah Alam Member of Parliament (MP), Khalid Samad, as deputy commissioner II of Selangor PAS. […]

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“There is no compulsion in religion”

“There is no compulsion in religion”

IN part two of this exclusive interview, Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) Member of Parliament (MP) for Kulim-Bandar Baru, Zulkifli Nordin, shares his views with The Nut Graph about the position of Islam in Malaysia. Although he remains staunch about defending Islam’s position, Zulkifli was surprisingly candid in his asides regarding Islamic laws in Malaysia. On […]

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