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Can the Kelantan syariah authorities compel counselling?

September 27, 2017

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I’ve been having a bad bout of rhinitis this last week. Yesterday morning, another visit to the ENT and another course of medication. On the way back, decided to stop off at a shopping mall in Section 14, PJ. In a pair of shorts! Ok, a pair of bermudas actually. A Chinese lady stopped and […]

YB Hee, vote down Hadi’s 355

February 23, 2017

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This Friday, 24th February, 2017, at 10am, a group of PJ Selatan registered voters will meet our Member of Parliament, Yang Berkhidmat Hee Loy Sian, at his service centre in Section 17, PJ. The purpose of this meeting? First, to direct him that should Hadi’s Bill 355 be called up in the next Parliamentary sitting to be voted […]

What will allow the pseudo-Islam noose to tighten round your secular neck? Your silence!

February 17, 2017

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I would like to first refer to two very important court decisions in the late 80’s, to lend a context to what I want to say. First, the case of Jamaluddin Othman @ Jeshua Jamaluddin. A Malay, and presumably born in a Muslim family, Jamaluddin renounced Islam, embraced Christianity as his faith, and took the name Jeshua. […]

Ignore the hudud issue at your own peril

June 5, 2016

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In 1988, the Federal Constitution was amended to introduce a new Article 121 (1A). The whys and wherefores for this amendment will have to be left to be discussed another day. Suffice to say for now that at the time the Bill was debated in Parliament, both Kit Siang and Karpal were in detention under […]

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 […]