Tag Archives: PAS

The silence of the majority breeds tyranny by the minority

Last week there was a flutter of messages circulating in cyberspace that the police were stopping citizens and asking for their hand phones. Enraged victims told others to resist giving their hand phones to the police. According to senior lawyer … Continue reading

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It’s just politically-motivated

It is very magnanimous of PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang to forgive Nanyang Siang Pau for its caricature of him and Dewan Rakyat Speaker Pandikar Amin Mulia over his bill to amend syariah laws in Kelantan. By apologising, he has presented a … Continue reading

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A time to walk humbly

All sorts of things are happening around us — things that didn’t happen before — such as the Jong Nam assassination and the abduction of a pastor. Why are such things happening in our country now? That’s a question that … 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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Why take it out on Christians?

The paranoia of some Muslims against the so-call Christianization threat is quite palpable. Off and on, some group will come up with a seminar or statement on how Christians are converting Muslims. Recently, Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang, the president … Continue reading

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