“Dan janganlah bercampur kebenaran dengan perkara yang salah atau menyembunyikan kebenaran, padahal anda tahu” – Surah 2 ayat 42 dari Al-Quran Beberapa tahun yang lalu, satu bancian telah dijalankan di kalangan masyarakat Melayu / Islam. Salah satu soalan yang dikemukakan kepada mereka yang ditinjau: Adakah mereka menganggap diri mereka terlebih dahulu sebagai umat Islam atau orang […]
What are the stated objectives and aspirations of this newly minted people’s movement? To mobilize and empower the People: - · to resist all forms of intolerance, bigotry, hatred, extremism, and violence; · to oppose all forms of discrimination, oppression, persecution and injustice; to strive for a socially inclusive society to exhort the State […]
“Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak cheated the Indian community by not abiding with the memorandum of understanding he signed with Persatuan Hindraf Malaysia (PHM) and he will therefore not be trusted again, PHM secretary P Ramesh said today. Ramesh then went on to describe MIC Youth chief P Punithan’s statement that the Indian voters will […]
This is the last post in this series. I chanced upon a posting on my Facebook wall by one Syafiqah Othman. I reproduce an excerpt from the same below, and urge you to read her thoughts in full HERE. “See, a lot of Malaysians, especially the conservative Muslims, misunderstand when some Muslims disagree with […]
“Haris, could you explain what you mean by PAS’ hudud? How does God’s hudud, the implementation of which you’ve expressed support for, differ?” – Invictus’s comment to my “Implement hudud? God’s, or man’s? (1)” post. Invictus, I will try to explain, not the hudud of PAS, but that of every self-confessed Muslim who insists that, […]
“Am sure many non-Muslims like me, sorry, do not know if Hudud is something that Allah decreed? Is the command to, for instance, dismember a living person’s limb, his eye, or his finger, found in the holy Quran? Which of us human beings is so high amongst us equals who would be given such a […]
Notwithstanding PAS’s announcement that they will shelve, for now, plans to table a private member’s bill in Parliament in the next sitting with a view to make hudud a reality in Kelantan, the issue still appears to be foremost on the minds of most Malaysians, be they proponents or detractors of this move. I attended […]
Who did it? Did what? Hudud? Wasn’t me? Then who? Those who chose to keep quiet when faced by those who have an agenda to make hudud the order of the day.