Prinsip-prinsip Yogyakarta: Agenda Bahaya Berselindung Di sebalik Topeng Hak Asasi Manusia

Pada 7 haribulan Mac 2012 baru-baru ini, Majlis Hak Asasi Manusia Pertubuhan Bangsa-bangsa Bersatu (PBB) telah menganjurkan suatu panel berkenaan “Diskriminasi dan Keganasan berdasarkan Orientasi Seksual dan Identiti Gender” yang berlangsung sebagai sebahagian acara tahunan sesi ke 19 Majlis Hak Asasi Manusia di Geneva, Switzerland. Panel tersebut telahpun mendapat bantahan daripada Kumpulan Negara OIC bagi Hak Asasi Manusia, yang telah mengirim sepucuk surat kepada Presiden Majlis Hak Asasi Manusia PBB, Laura Dupuy Lasserre bagi menyatakan kebimbangan Negara-negara OIC terhadap usaha untuk memperkenalkan di dalam Deklarasi Universal Hak Asasi Manusia terma-terma serta standard-standard berkenaan Orientasi Seksual dan identiti Gender yang asing di dalam “bahasa” dan “penerimaan nilai-nilai sejagat” berkenaan hak Lesbian, Gay, Biseksual dan Transeksual, serta dengan jelas menolak sebarang usaha untuk menjadikan orientasi Lesbian, Gay, Biseksual dan Transeksual (ringkasnya “LGBT“) sebagai nilai-nilai yang sepatutnya diterima semua Negara anggota PBB sebagai sebahagian dari hak-hak asasi manusia sejagat. Continue reading

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2013 Universal Periodic Review at the United Nations Human Rights Council

The United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) has instituted a procedure to monitor and assist the establishment of its global Human Rights Agenda among member states. It is known as the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), established by the UN General Assembly in 2006 as a process through which the human rights records of the United Nations’ 192 Member States could be reviewed and assessed. This review, conducted through the UN Human Rights Council, is based upon human rights obligations and commitments expressed in the UN Charter, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, human rights instruments to which the State is party.

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On the contamination of Human Rights

On 14 February 2012, H.E. Ms. Laura Dupuy Lasserre, President of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, received a short communication from the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) Group on Human Rights and Humanitarian Issues, attempting to explain the OIC’s unanimous opposition to proposed amendments to the UN Universal Declaration of Human rights and the countries’ reservation on the subsequent Panel on “Discrimination and Violence based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity” which was to be held on 7th of March 2012 during the 19th session of the Human Rights Council. A number of widespread misunderstandings of Islam and its principles were mentioned in responses to this letter as amended to the Website. Continue reading

The United Nations Resolution 17/19 on LGBT rights: An Open Letter to the Prime Minister

Dear Dato’ Seri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak,

On 14th February 2012, the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) Group on Human Rights and Humanitarian Issues had written a letter to the President of the Human Rights Council, Geneva, H.E. Ms. Laura Dupuy Lasserre, to explain the position taken by the Member States of the OIC concerning Resolution 17/19 (on LGBT Rights) and their reservation on the subsequent Panel on “Discrimination and Violence based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity” scheduled to be held on 7th of March 2012 during the 19th session of the Human Rights Council.

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Kenyataan Media PEMBELA – Menentang Resolusi 17/19 Pertubuhan Bangsa-bangsa Bersatu

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Kenyataan Pertubuhan-pertubuhan Pembela Islam bagi membantah gerakan untuk menerima dan menyebarluaskan kandungan Resolusi 17 Jun 2011, Petubuhan Bangsa-bangsa Bersatu berkenaan Orientasi Seksual dan Identiti Gender dan Hak Kebebasan Beragama

Pada 17 Jun 2011, Majlis Hak Asasi Manusia (HAM) Pertubuhan bangsa-bangsa Bersatu telah meluluskan suatu resolusi berkenaan apa yang didakwa sebagai pencabulan hak asasi manusia berdasarkan orientasi seksual dan identiti gender. Walaupun mendapat sokongan yang kecil (hanya 23 negara yang menyokong), resolusi ini telah diluluskan dan bakal menzahirkan akibat yang sangat besar terhadap kelangsungan tamadun manusia dan kehidupan beragama. Resolusi ini terhasil dari tafsiran yang dangkal dan dimanipulasi mengenai fitrah seksual manusia, norma-norma kehidupan beradab serta menafikan peranan dan pengaruh agama di dalam kesejahteraan manusia. Resolusi tersebut meletakkan golongan LGBT di tempat yang salah, dengan memberikan pengiktirafan yang mengelirukan kepada mereka tanpa menyelesaikan permasalahan sebenar mengikut lunas agama dan nilai-nilai sebenar kemanusiaan. Continue reading