Waspada Perangkap TPPA

Waspada Perangkap TPPA

[ED]: Telah diterbitkan hari ini di ruangan rencana, UM.

Banyak yang telah diperkatakan tentang Perjanjian Perkongsian Trans Pasifik (TPPA) yang sedang giat dicanang Amerika Syarikat untuk ditandatangani menjelang akhir tahun ini. Pelbagai pihak khususnya Majlis Tindakan Ekonomi Melayu (MTEM), gabungan-gabungan NGO – Bantah TPPA serta pertubuhan-pertubuhan Islam Bukan Kerajaan (NGI) – telah membuat pendirian jelas mengenai arah tuju yang sepatutnya ditempuh Malaysia. Gesaan mereka jelas – iaitu jangan menandatangani perjanjian tersebut oleh kerana pelbagai kesan yang tidak memihak kepada Malaysia sebagai sebuah Negara yang berdaulat.

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The 5th Meeting of Istanbul Process

The 5th Meeting of Istanbul Process

Key Points of Moderators’ summary of the 5th Meeting of Istanbul Process for the “full and effective implementation of UN HRC Resolution 16/18”

In continuation of the previous four constructive meetings, the 5th Meeting of the Istanbul Process was held in the Headquarters of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, from 3-4 June 2015 to consider the full and effective implementation of UN HRC Resolution 16/18. Continue reading

Who decides what marriage is?

Who decides what marriage is?

[ED]: Published in The Malay Mail Online today.

In the late 20th century, following substantial cultural and political developments, same-sex couples began to lead more open and public lives and to establish families. Now, the US Supreme Court has issued a majority decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, that all states must accept the legality of same-sex marriages. We must take heed of this decision because it may well have a global impact, and we do not want Malaysians to be misled on these emerging “liberal” changes to our religious teachings on the meaning of marriage. Continue reading

Mengadili Jenayah Antarabangsa

Mengadili Jenayah Antarabangsa

[ED]: Telah diterbitkan hari ini di ruangan rencana, UM.

KETIKA rencana ini ditulis, Palestin telah memfailkan dossier ke Mahkamah Je­nayah Antarabangsa (ICC)­ pada 25 Jun lalu, sebagai asas penyiasatan a­wal pendakwaraya ICC, Fatou Bensouda bagi mengheret Isra­el ke muka pengadilan atas serang­an terhadap orang awam Palestin pa­da 2014. Continue reading