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Qutbist Zakir Naik -- Threat to National Security(?)

February 25, 2017

 Qutbist Zakir Naik — Threat to National Security (?)

by S Thayaparan@www.malaysiakini.com

Qutbist Zakir Naik endorsed by Najib, Hadi and Harussani et.al in UMNO and PAS… 1,392 more words

Democracy

PAS' Act 355 rally a big flop?

PAS’ Act 355 rally a big flop?

COMMENT The recent PAS rally in support of the private member’s bill tabled by PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang, to amend the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965 turned out to be a damp squib – or in simple English – a big flop! 668 more words

Elections

Stoning and Lost Quranic Verses

Recently I stumbled upon Jonathan Brown’s somewhat reasonable essay on Hudud crimes and punishments for the Yaqeen Institute. The essay sought to dispel false notions of harshness and wanton cruelty often attributed to Islam. 431 more words

Islam

Let Malaysia remain a secular and inclusive state for All

February 16, 2017

Let Malaysia remain a secular and inclusive state for All

by Dr Kua Kia Soong@www.malaysiakini.com

COMMENT:  There is an attempt by some ‘eminent persons’ to install the Rukunegara as the preamble to the Malaysian constitution. 1,142 more words

Politics

Malaysia: China, Malaysian Chinese and GE-14

February 15, 2017

Malaysia: China, Malaysian Chinese and GE-14

by Dato Dennis Ignatius@www.freemalaysiatoday.com

Communications and Multimedia Minister Salleh Said Keruak (pictured with de facto PM Rosmah Mansor) recently offered three reasons why Barisan Nasional (BN) can expect a significant increase in support from the Chinese community at the next general elections – “the opposition’s shortcomings despite being given the opportunity; Malaysia’s good relations with China; and, the good moral politics practiced by the BN.” (Bernama, 5th February 2017) 1,344 more words

Politics

Hudud 1: Social Contract

As a Malaysian who is a Hindu and an Indian, my identity is defined by  lack – I am non-Muslim, bukan Islam and a non-Malay, bukan Melayu. 138 more words

Malaysian Politics: ‘Mother Of All Battles’ Shaping Up – Analysis

December 11, 2016

Malaysian Politics: ‘Mother Of All Battles’ Shaping Up – Analysis

http://www.eurasiareview.com/09122016-malaysian-politics-mother-of-all-battles-shaping-up-analysis/#comment-623327

Malaysia’s besieged leader Najib Razak claims to have turned around his political fortunes despite the 1MDB scandal. 1,233 more words

Politics