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Justice Hishamudin’s ten points should be engraved in the Dewan of the Sarawak State Assembly

One Sarawakian said it was the best-spent eight hours of his life. He expressed that sentiment during the Question and Answer session at a seminar titled “Religious Freedom and Nation Building – Religion without Compulsion.” That Sarawakian was one of

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Azis: Govt still puzzled why drug abuse cases are rising

PUCHONG: The government is concerned about the rise in drug abuse cases among Malaysians youths, especially among Muslims. Speaking at a press conference, Deputy Home Minister Datuk Mohd Azis Jamman said the government is clueless on why drug abuse cases

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India’s Parliament votes to outlaw ‘triple talaq’

NEW DELHI: India’s Parliament approved a Bill on yesterday outlawing the centuries-old right of a Muslim man to instantly divorce his wife, drawing accusations of government interference in a community matter. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist administration has been

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Celebrities, historians urge Modi to stop mob attacks on minorities

A group of Bollywood film makers, historians and citizens have written to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to stop mob attacks on minority Muslims and others at the bottom of the society. Hindu mobs have targeted Muslims on

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Fisherman in Datuk Kong video apologises to Muslims

PARIT BUNTAR:  Fisherman Lim Lip Kok today tendered an apology to Muslims in the country for his indiscretion while conducting a ritual at a temple dressed like a Muslim after a video clip of it went viral. Lim, 43, said

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Dr Mahathir: Control our desire, gain international recognition and trust

PUTRAJAYA:  Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad wants Malaysians to control their negative desires so that Malaysia would be recognised and trusted more in the international arena. “If we as Malaysians were strong in controlling our desires, I believe our

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Muslims begin fast today

KUALA LUMPUR: Muslims in Malaysia will begin fasting today (Monday) May 6, 2019 as announced by the Keeper of the Rulers’ Seal Datuk Seri Syed Danial Syed Ahmad. Syed Danial, when making the announcement, said the date for starting the

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Sri Lanka attack mastermind used chatrooms to sway suicide bombers

Sri Lanka Easter suicide attacks mastermind Zahran Hashim used social media to publicly call for the death of non-Muslims, he worked for months in private chatrooms to persuade six young men to sacrifice themselves, Muslim community leaders say. Christians and foreign tourists

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PAS: Prevent preaching of non-Muslim religions to Muslims

GEORGE TOWN: The sole PAS assemblyman in Penang has called on the state government to formulate a new legislation to prevent the spread of non-Muslim religions to Muslims. Mohd Yusni Mat Piah ((PAS-Penaga) said the proposed enactment is necessary as there

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