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Malaysia after Hudud: A Nation Divided

March 29, 2015

Malaysia after Hudud: A Nation Divided

By Zurairi AR and Boo Su-Lyn


Hudud has for the past two decades largely been treated as a mere fringe topic among Malaysians, a political hot potato tossed back and forth between local parties as they canvassed for Muslim votes during elections. 1,912 more words


More arrests in Malaysia after protest rally in Kuala Lumpur

The planned Kita Lawan (“We fight”) rally went ahead yesterday in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur despite a warning by the country’s police chief that participants would be arrested. 1,971 more words


Rape, Murder, Hudud?

March 24, 2015



Rape, Murder, Hudud?

by Dr.Azmi Sharom@ http://www.rakyattimes.com

As I feared – no one can speak against hudud. Non-Muslims don’t have the right and Muslims must just obey because, according to PAS, this is God’s law. 427 more words

Malaysia’s police chief pulls in lawyer over tweet about rape

The clampdown on dissent in Malaysia took a surreal turn yesterday (Monday) when lawyer Michelle Yesudas was told by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Khalid Abu Bakar, that she was to be investigated for a tweet about rape threats. 1,810 more words


Musa Hitam Urges UMNO to make a stand on Hudud

March 22, 2015

Tun Musa Hitam urges UMNO to make a stand on Hudud


UMNO should make a stand now on PAS’s hudud and not pretend to be surprised with the Islamist party’s push for the implementation of the Islamic criminal law in Kelantan, says Tun Musa Hitam. 565 more words


Pro-Anwar activists step up protests with hunger strike and demand for police chief to resign

Yesterday’s demonstration in front of Merdeka Square.

A group of activists in Malaysia have started a hunger strike in protest over the jailing of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, and other demonstrators are staging a week-long sit-in next to Kuala Lumpur’s famous Dataran Merdeka (Independence Square). 1,568 more words


1MDB: What is behind it?

I wish to grab your attention to the following video. For those who have been following the news, I believe you have already formed your own opinion and judgement on this matter. 675 more words