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Azalina tells how Hadi’s bill was moved up

PETALING JAYA: Parliamentary affairs minister Azalina Othman has explained how the private member’s bill proposed by Abdul Hadi Awang was given precedence in the Dewan Rakyat last week. In the face of opposition demands to know if she had obtained Cabinet approval for her actions, Azalina made a distinction between parliamentary procedure and government affairs. […]

MCA should totally boycott the upcoming Sungai Besar and Kuala Kangsar by- elections to show that they are consistent and serious in opposing Hadi’Awang’s Private Member’s Bill

After more than a week of endless statements by MCA ministers on the government’s move to prioritize Hadi’s Private Member’s Bill in Parliament, it is becoming clearer that MCA lacks consistency and seriousness in opposing the Bill. If MCA is serious and consistent on its stand against the Private Member’s Bill, the minimum they should […]

Let the dogs and wolves bark, says Hadi in vowing to push on with hudud

Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang said PAS would not be swayed from its agenda and that the “enemies” are picking out aspects of the religion, such as hudud, to strike fear among the people. The party president said a picture was being painted as if hudud was the first order of business should the Islamist […]

Kit Siang: Hadi himself destroyed Pakatan

KUALA LUMPUR: The DAP’s Lim Kit Siang, while urging party members to move on from the Pakatan Rakyat crisis, has accused PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang of having “single-handedly destroyed” the coalition with his actions over the past year. He took issue with Hadi’s statement on Friday that Pakatan Rakyat was not dead, and that […]

Hudud should apply to all Malaysians, Jakim paper suggests

KUALA LUMPUR, June 5 — The Federal Constitution does not bar the incorporation of hudud into the Penal Code and subsequent application to all Malaysians, federal religious authorities argued in a working paper to implement the Islamic penal law. In the document sighted by The Malay Mail Online, the paper by the Malaysian Islamic Development […]

Marina Mahathir: Sorry, but not heading for departure gate yet

Activist Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir said that while she was not readying to leave, she stood by her disagreement towards hudud and the growing religious conservatism here. ― Picture by Saw Siow FengKUALA LUMPUR, May 24 — Those hoping to see the last of Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir will have to keep on waiting, after […]

Marina Mahathir says will leave Malaysia if hudud arrives

KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 ― Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir says she will leave Malaysia if hudud law is implemented in the country. “I cannot live in a country where people want to cut off hands, I’m sorry, or stone people to death,” Marina told Malay Mail Online in a recent interview here. “I would never […]

Hadi’s unilateral push for hudud an affront to Pakatan, says Kit Siang

KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — PAS President Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang’s insistence on single-handedly pushing for Parliament to debate hudud will define the future of Pakatan Rakyat, as they struggle to deal with a widening rift within the coalition, Lim Kit Siang said. The senior DAP leader said it was bad enough that Abdul […]

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