Malaysia’s Muslim youth group urges OIC to take Israel to international court

[Note]: The following news was reported many years ago. But nothing much seems to have been done since then.

BBC Monitoring International Reports | August 02, 2006 | Copyright (From BBC Monitoring International Reports) Excerpt from report in English by Malaysian news agency Bernama website.

Kuala Lumpur, 2 Aug: The Muslim Youth Movement of Malaysia (ABIM) Wednesday [2 August] called on the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) to use Article 8 under the Rome Statute to drag Israel to the International Criminal Court (ICC). ABIM International Vice-President Azril Mohd Amin said under the provision, actions could be taken against Israel including stopping its war crimes and pulling out its army from the region. Continue reading

New Book: Gatherings of Illumination in Sending Blessings upon the Best of Creation

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The translation of Majalis al-Nur fi Salati ala al-Rasul or Gatherings of Illumination in Sending Blessings upon the Best of Creation (authored by Samar al-Asha and translated by Feryal Salem) is complete and available for purchase. Please support the work of our dear scholars by getting a copy and sharing the link with your contacts. All profits will go towards the Nur Foundation for Sacred Sciences and their efforts to provide education in the traditional sciences.

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Kenyataan Media Persatuan Peguam Muslim Malaysia (PPMM) 20 November 2012 │ 6 Muharam 1434

PENEGASAN MALAYSIA MENOLAK HAK-HAK LGBT DI DALAM DEKLARASI HAK ASASI MANUSIA ASEAN DIALU-ALUKAN

Pada 19 November 2012, beberapa media perdana tempatan telah melaporkan tentang perisytiharan Deklarasi Hak Asasi Manusia ASEAN yang telah disepakati dan ditandatangani seluruh kepimpinan Negara-negara ASEAN. Sangat menarik khususnya apabila media turut melaporkan pendirian pucuk kepimpinan Malaysia yang menolak perkara mengenai hak Lesbian, Gay, Biseksual dan Transgender (LGBT) di dalam Deklarasi tersebut. Continue reading

Fears LGBTs will be left out of ASEAN rights declaration

[NOTE] The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) heads of government have formally adopted the first ever ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD) at the ASEAN Summit in  Phnom Penh on Nov 18. The declaration did not include ‘recognition of rights’ and ‘protections’ for the LGBTs. Please click here for the news confirmation.

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A Response to Nurul Izzah Anwar

[NOTE] Nurul Izzah Anwar, the Member of Parliament for Lembah Pantai and Vice President of Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), created controversy when she told a forum on “Islamic State: Which Version, Whose Responsibility” at the Full Gospel Tabernacle, USJ Selangor on November 3, 2012 that ‘freedom of religion should not just be limited to non-Malays but everyone’.

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Rohingyas: Support the call for Global Day of Action

Why is it that many Muslims never even noticed the Rohingyas until the recent attempts to cleanse them ethnically from Myanmar soil? How is it that the Myanmar opposition leader, recently triumphant in her release from House Arrest, wears a pretty white flower in her hair while she condones the killing of thousands of Rohingyas? Continue reading