Kenyataan Media MuslimUPRo 1 November 2013

Gabungan Pertubuhan-pertubuhan Islam di dalam Proses Semakan Berkala Sejagat ke Geneva, Switzerland (MuslimUPRo)

Dari 17 hingga 31 Oktober 2013, delegasi rasmi MuslimUPRo seramai 16 orang telah berada di Geneva, Switzerland sebagai sebahagian usaha melobi serta menjadi pemerhati semasa sesi UPR Malaysia berlangsung pada 24 Oktober 2013. Seramai 5 ahli delegasi telah ditauliahkan akreditasi pemerhati dengan status konsultansi NGO ECOSOC manakala 11 lagi sebagai pemerhati biasa.

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Tuntutan-tuntutan COMANGO untuk Proses Semakan Berkala Sejagat Malaysia 2013

Malaysia semakin menghampiri sesi Semakan Berkala Sejagat (UPR) pada 24 Oktober 2013 di Majlis Hak Asasi Manusia, Geneva, Switzerland. Terdapat beberapa laporan yang dihantar secara berasingan kepada Majlis tersebut oleh badan-badan seperti Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, Majlis Peguam, International Commission of Jurists dan lain-lain NGO Hak Asasi Manusia, tetapi isi kandungan laporan COMANGO (iaitu gabungan NGO-NGO Malaysia di dalam proses UPR) membentuk sebahagian besar tuntutan yang terkandung di dalam dokumen-dokumen yang menjadi asas rujukan rekod hak asasi Malaysia pada pusingan kali ini. Di antara tuntutan-tuntutan berbahaya di dalam laporan tersebut ialah: Continue reading

The Ultimate Confrontation

http://www.malaysiakini.com/letters/208463

On 12 September 2012 there will be a Regional Consultation on the Drafting of an ASEAN Human Rights Declaration. There will be attempts by LGBTs, NGOs, and various other activists to include LGBT rights and the right of absolute freedom of religion in the Declaration. Were ASEAN to endorse such rights in the final Declaration, Malaysia as a Muslim-majority country would have to reiterate her strong objections; as such a policy clearly contradicts the principles enshrined in the religion of Islam. Continue reading

Muslim NGO contribution to address the “LGBT” danger

In order to build an impact on the secular forces sure to be articulate in the coming 2013 Periodic Review of human rights situations in Malaysia and the other countries selected for participation in this particular session, we must be clear enough within ourselves what the secular agenda really is, and we must design a suitable strategy for countering and enlightening this agenda to allow an uncorrupted adherence to our values within the community of nations however we find it at this moment in human history. The world as it is, is not unlike the Ummah in Madinah itself at the time of the Prophet (s.a.w.), in which many religions and customs were represented and powerfully participant in the life of the Madinah community. Continue reading