Tag Archives: hudud

Bad and good news!

Bad news. The Perlis state assembly has amended its state laws to allow unilateral conversions, in which a child’s religion can be converted with the permission of one parent. It contravenes the Federal Government’s bill tabled last month to prevent … Continue reading

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There’s hope, but is the opposition united to make good on it?

It’s stinking politics as usual, of course. Yet, in the midst of it there is just a sliver of hope cutting through the dirt. The question is: Are the people who can make a difference taking hold of the hope to … Continue reading

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The need to see through the political game

There was this article recently that said that over eight in 10 respondents on a Twitter poll said they support the implementation of hudud in Malaysia. The week-long survey was conducted by Asia’s top debater, Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman, and it … Continue reading

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Why is MCA shouting itself hoarse?

I am just wondering why the MCA (Malaysian Chinese Association), the Chinese-based partner in the ruling Barisan Nasional government, is reacting so hysterically over PAS president Datuk Seri Hadi Awang’s Private Member’s Bill to enhance punishments under Syariah law for … Continue reading

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The danger in Malaysian politics as usual

There’s this sandiwara (stage play) playing out before us and I hope the Malaysian public can see through it. One protagonist is PAS which kicked up a political storm when it tabled the Shariah Criminal Code II Enactment 1993 (amendment 2015) … Continue reading

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