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BERSIH 2.0 needs funds now

July 23, 2014

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I got this alert in the email this morning. Please do your part in two ways. First, give as generously as you can to the cause. Second, spread the word that Bersih 2.0 needs your help. Thank you. _________________________________ BERSIH 2.0 has launched a fund-raising campaign called BERSIH: We are the Champions and I urge […]

A memorial by the river

July 20, 2014

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Negara – Ku : The work that awaits us all

July 12, 2014

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  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 […]

Coming together to save our nation

July 10, 2014

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How many of you partook of the game of ‘Chopping’ in your primary school years? Where, during the school recess, after a quick meal in the tuck shop and onto the playing field, you sadistically took aim at the nearest person with a tennis ball, or any ball of almost similar size, and hoped to hit that […]

Bravo! Global Bersih is a Swiss-based NGO

May 16, 2014

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Global Bersih is now a proper NGO based in Geneva, Switzerland, which is widely recognised as the global centre for human rights advocacy. Get the full report HERE.

Implement hudud? God’s, or man’s? (4)

May 16, 2014

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  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 […]

Implement hudud? God’s, or man’s? (3)

May 15, 2014

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“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, […]

Implement hudud? God’s, or man’s? (2)

May 14, 2014

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“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 […]

Implement hudud? God’s, or man’s? (1)

May 13, 2014

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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 […]

Speak up now or forever hold your peace!

May 2, 2014

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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.

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