The call to abolish the Sedition Act 1948

The call to abolish the Sedition Act of 1948 seriously compromises inter-ethnic goodwill, respect for each other’s faith, and the unity and future well-being of our nation of Malaysia.

It may be true that a sense of insecurity prevails in the minds of our various communities. The existence of the so called “draconian” Sedition Act cannot, however, be blamed. Therefore, its abolishment will not bring about any improvement. Continue reading

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A brief response to MCCBCHST’s Statement

Haji Abdul Rahim Sinwan & Azril Mohd Amin, Muslim Lawyers Association of Malaysia

This is the unedited version – please excuse any errors.

It is with regret that we must respond to the statement issued by the Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism (MCCBCHST) on 5th February 2013. A number of misleading points were made in the statement and this has caused gross misinterpretation of several pertinent aspects on the position of Islam as the religion of the Federation. Continue reading