Karpal dicabar buktikan perkataan ‘sekular’ dalam Perlembagaan Persekutuan

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KUALA LUMPUR 12 Ogos – Pengerusi DAP, Karpal Singh dicabar membuktikan perkataan ‘sekular’ yang dilaung-laungkan selama ini adalah termaktub di dalam Perlembagaan Persekutuan. Pengerusi Pertubuhan-Pertubuhan Pembela Islam (PEMBELA), Aminuddin Yahaya berkata, pihaknya kesal apabila pemimpin DAP itu berulang kali mengatakan Malaysia adalah negara sekular sedangkan Perlembagaan telah menetapkan Islam adalah ‘Agama Negara’.

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The hazards to Islamic NGOs

The following is my brief response to the piece ‘Reclaiming higher moral ground‘:

The PEMBELA event on 7 May 2011 was held on a moderate scale. Unlike the ‘Shariah & Isu Semasa” forum back in July 2006 at Masjid Wilayah, which drew huge attendance of the public, the conservative target of the recent occasion was about 300 attendees (at least 150 turned up.) The recent gathering provided an occasion for the organizers to touch base with the leaders of Islamic NGOs while expanding our network base and to remind them of the long struggle that we must continue in light of the emerging issues, especially the ‘Al Kitab’ controversy. Continue reading

To Cane or Not to Cane?

http://www.malaysiakini.com/news/125582

It may surprise some who read these words that the title of this piece is also the name of a seminar and workshop at an upcoming (July, 2010) professional conference sponsored by the Department of Psychiatry at Kuala Lumpur’s General Hospital. Continue reading

Inter-Religious Council: Have sincere intentions

http://www.nst.com.my/Current_News/NST/articles/20100203003339/Article/index_html

I welcome Deputy Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Mohd Yassin’s view that there is no need to set up an Interfaith Commission, (DPM: Solution may be found through dialogue, New Sunday Times, 31 Jan) Continue reading