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Tag Archives: Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Human Rights: The ASEAN Dilemma

The microcosm of the problematic interface of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights with the value systems of individual Muslim-majority members of that organization is being played out … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Western Human Rights and Freedom

At the recent Universal Periodic Review (UPR) session held in Geneva on 24th October 2013, it was clear that many Western countries were pressuring Malaysia to sign and ratify certain … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

COMANGO’s retrograde agenda

COMANGO is a coalition of Malaysian NGOs purporting to represent the secular human rights groups, as well as “intelligent” liberal Muslim point-of-view. MuslimUPRo‘s objection to COMANGO’s retrograde agenda can be … Continue reading

November 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

The new ‘human rights-ism’

Anthony Julius, a Manchester Guardian columnist makes the following comment in his article “Human Rights: the new secular religion: “This new ‘human rights-ism’ accords great value to the United Nations … Continue reading

November 8, 2013 · 4 Comments

COMANGO’s siege mentality

It is now less than 8 hours before Malaysia goes under review of her human rights record in the UPR process at the Human Rights Council, Geneva. I have read an article … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

Why and By Whom is Marriage being Redefined?

“Young adult men’s support for redefining marriage may not be entirely the product of ideals about expansive freedoms, rights, liberties, and fairness. It may be, in part, a by-product of … Continue reading

September 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

UDHR and the position of Islam in Malaysia’s Federal Constitution

This paper examines the issue of the relationship between the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Malaysian Federal Constitution. Article 3(1) of the Federal Constitution specially singles out Islam … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · 5 Comments

Islamic NGOs To Submit Proposals Concerning Human Rights To Government

Originally reported here. KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 5 (Bernama) — Over 20 Islamic non-governmental organisations (NGOs) will submit several proposals to the government concerning human rights issues that can threaten the … Continue reading

January 5, 2013 · 3 Comments

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