Somewhere between the end of the World Wars, Russian, American, Chinese and European victors carved up the defeated world according to their view of a fair distribution of valuable natural resources, and NOT according to the wishes of the populations themselves. The vested interests thus created have controlled global mineral and other resources and have defined any resistance to these borders as “sedition” or else “terror tactics”. Specifically, Muslim minority populations in Southeast Asian countries have suffered these pejoratives and been penalised. Continue reading
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16 SEPTEMBER 2014 merupakan ulang tahun ke-32 peristiwa pembunuhan beramai-ramai di kem pelarian Sabra dan Shatila di Beirut, Lebanon. Sekurang-kurangnya 3,000 orang awam, kebanyakannya pelarian wanita, warga tua dan kanak-kanak Palestin, terkorban dalam tragedi pembunuhan yang berlangsung selama tiga hari, dilakukan anggota militia sayap kanan Parti Phalangist Lebanon yang bersekutu dengan Israel. Continue reading
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