39 years old today

Alhamdulillah. I am 39 years old today.

I seek a life full of Allah’s beneficent force that flows through the physical and spiritual spheres as prosperity, protection, and happiness; I seek good health and a tranquil heart. I could feel it in my heart that the next one year is going to be much heart-shaping, foundational year that the remaining years of my life and influence will be built upon. My prayer too at this moment, “Dear Allah the Almighty, make me part of those You can trust to lead and impact a generation. Let it be so this year, dear Allah. Let it be so.”

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Misi pelobi LGBT cemari agenda PBB

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MATLAMAT Pembangunan Milenium 2015 (MDG 2015) mengandungi lapan tujuan yang dipersetujui oleh 192 negara anggota Pertubuhan Bangsa-bangsa Bersatu (PBB) untuk dicapai menjelang 2015. Pelan ini terhasil daripada matlamat pembangunan antarabangsa Organisasi Kerjasama dan Pembangunan Ekonomi (OECD) dan secara rasminya diasaskan pada Kemuncak Milenium pada tahun 2000, disertai 189 pemimpin dunia yang mengguna pakai Perisytiharan Milenium PBB.

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CENTHRA: Towards broadening the human rights debate

The “Centre for Human Rights Research and Advocacy”, or CENTHRA, has been established by the Coalition of Islamic NGOs (NGIs) in the UPR process (MuslimUPRO) as a full-fledged “think tank” focusing on human rights from the Islāmic perspective. The Centre’s primary objective is to provide a proper platform to articulate Malaysia’s model of human rights, while generalizing as well to the broader perspective of defense of the human rights debate within all non-secular cultures. These non-secular cultures are statistically in the majority, after all, within the human community. Continue reading

Thank you Allah, for the countless blessings upon us

Children are indeed an immense blessing. They are a constant reminder of Allah’s blessings upon us.

When we were very young, weeks take too long, a month seems like forever, and years are just too large to gauge. As we grow older, those years go by in the blink of an eye.

Our baby boy, Umar Khalif was born almost three years ago; I can remember so clearly looking down at the almond-eyed boy Allah had blessed us with. I can so clearly recall bringing him home from the hospital with the mom, and him meeting all his siblings. He is now already running around in the house, leading the screams and giggles that sometimes deprive us the parents from our much-needed sleep. Indeed, time flies so fast.

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CENTHRA hadapi cabaran selepas UPR

Selepas sesi penerimaan muktamad berkaitan proses Semakan Berkala Sejagat (UPR) bagi Malaysia di sesi ke 25 Majlis Hak Asasi Manusia, Pertubuhan Bangsa-bangsa Bersatu (PBB) di Geneva 20 Mac baru-baru ini, isu-isu yang melingkari tuntutan-tuntutan batil Hak Asasi Manusia terhadap Malaysia terus mendapat perhatian pelbagai pihak. Terkini, beberapa kenyataan kontroversi daripada NGO-NGO bersekutu COMANGO melalui acara sampingan (side event) yang dianjurkan di Geneva pada 21 Mac menjadi bukti betapa puak-puak yang berkepentingan dan tidak menghormati kedaulatan Negara akan terus berusaha untuk mengganggu-gugat kemurnian Perlembagaan Persekutuan dan kedaulatan Negara. Continue reading