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No more late night voting, please (17.10.16)

PETALING JAYA: A Gerakan Youth official has urged Dewan Rakyat Speaker Pandikar Amin Mulia to ensure that Abdul Hadi Awang’s proposed bill to enhance the powers of shariah courts isn’t passed stealthily by calling for a vote late in the night. 196 more words


Gerakan man urges Umno MPs not to support Hadi's bill (17.10.16)

A Gerakan Youth leader has urged his Umno MPs not to support the controversial syariah amendments in Parliament for the sake of the nation.

Gerakan deputy Youth chief Andy Yong said Umno MPs’ votes are pivotal in PAS’ attempts to amend federal laws, which will effectively allow hudud to be implemented in Kelantan. 446 more words


Vote against Hadi’s Private Members Bill — Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism, and Taoism (16.10.16)

The  Malaysian  Counsultative  Council  of  Buddhism, Christianity, Hindusim, Sikhism and Taosim (MCCBCHST) is gravely concerned with Hadi’s Private Members Bill  which will be coming up for debate soon in our Federal Parliament. 2,555 more words


Hadi’s Shariah Bill in Parliament agenda (12.10.16)

PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang’s private member’s Bill to enhance the powers of the Shariah Court is listed in the Order Papers for the next Parliament meeting beginning Monday. 220 more words


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… 860 more words

The Bride

Malaysia's Troubled Religious Ties

October 13, 2016

Malaysia’s Troubled Religious Ties: A Case of Muslim Hindu Relations

by Dr. Syed Farid Alatas


Although Malaysia is a Muslim-majority country, the understanding of many Malaysians since independence in 1957 was that the minority religions and races ought not to be made to feel threatened that they would not be able to maintain their respective identities and promote their cultures. 898 more words

Civil Society Issues

Malaysia: Political Chaos by Design

October 6, 2016

Malaysia:  Political Chaos by Design

Politics is behind the current situation in the country by acts of unpunished acts of intimidation and poor governance, … 918 more words