Christian pretexts for interracial tension

In a statement issued on 21 August 2013, the Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur expressed fear that “the controversy over the use of the name ‘Allah’ by Christians could trigger possible violence, fed by vitriolic statements from Islamist movements”. Catholic leaders have accused that the statements “are fomenting racial clashes and creating religious tensions in the country”.  Continue reading

Muslim Lawyers Association of Malaysia demands Egypt ICC referral

The Muslim Lawyers Association of Malaysia expresses its utmost shock and grief on the ongoing massacre in Egypt, perpetuated on peaceful demonstrators from among civilians, who call for the restoration of a democratically elected government and fight against injustice. We find such killings and brutality against civilians inhumane and disgraceful indeed. Continue reading

Mensyukuri Keputusan 22 Ogos, Bersedia Menghadapi 10 September

Kenyataan Media Pertubuhan-Pertubuhan Pembela Islam (PEMBELA) 23 Ogos 2013 oleh Dr. Yusri Mohamad, Pengerusi PEMBELA

Pertubuhan-pertubuhan Pembela Islam (PEMBELA) yang merupakan antara gabungan pertubuhan-pertubuhan Islam utama di Malaysia ingin merakamkan setinggi kesyukuran ke hadrat Allah dan mengalu-alukan keputusan Mahkamah Rayuan dalam kes nama suci Allah SWT semalam. Mahkamah telah menolak permohonan pihak Archbishop Roman Katolik Kuala Lumpur yang cuba untuk mengenepikan rayuan pihak Kerajaan, Majlis-majlis Agama Islam dan NGO Islam terhadap keputusan Hakim Mahkamah Tinggi sebelum ini yang membenarkan penggunaan nama suci Allah SWT oleh orang bukan Islam. Continue reading

Guarding the sanctity of Islam

A British Muslim who has many family contacts in the Yemen reports that most of the remaining Guantanamo Bay Prison Camp inmates are Yemeni. These families have reported to him that the Prison Camp guards have used forced-feeding this past Ramadhan by inserting tubes into the inmates’ stomachs, to destroy their fast. What happened to Obama’s promise to close this facility? We have proof here that even Obama cannot stand against the deadly enemies of Islam, whatever he says or does otherwise.

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Wishing All Muslims a Blessed Eid ul-Fitr 1434H

To all our family members, relatives and friends – we wish you a Blessed Eid marked by faith, prosperity and joy. Eid ul-Fitr, the Festival of Fast-breaking marks the conclusion of the month of fasting. (Fitr, which denotes “to break” therefore marks the breaking of the fasting period and of all bad and evil habits). Eid is a time for renewed friendship and goodwill, a time for sincere forgiveness and making amends and a time of moderate celebration where children, communities and families come together and have a good time. Continue reading