Is the Sedition Act unconstitutional?

May 19, 2014

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I have long believed that it is. Lawyers representing me in my sedition charge pending in the Sessions Court hold the same view. With this in mind, an application was filed in the High Court, seeking the charge, which came up for mention this morning and is set for trial on 22nd and 23rd of […]

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Self defence? Two arrows? In different directions?

May 17, 2014

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“Police have wrapped up their investigations in the case where an army officer shot two arrows at a stray dog which died yesterday after suffering from severe tick fever. Kajang OCPD ACP Abdul Rashid Abdul Wahab said papers had been forwarded to Bukit Aman, although he doubted whether the suspect would be charged. “He claimed […]

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 […]

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