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(吉隆坡18日讯)士布爹区国会议员郭素沁指伊斯兰 党的议员是在巫统议员及部长多次在下议院内外的挑 衅和挑 战他们在国会提呈回教刑事法的情况之下,才 提 出要在下议院提呈推行回教刑事法的私人提案。 她呼吁马华、民政、人联党及沙巴自民党必须说服巫 统勿支持回教刑事法,而不是把矛头指向行动党和民 联。 也是行动党全国副主席的郭素沁说,这4 位国阵华基政党昨日把伊斯兰党欲在国会提呈回教刑 事法,归罪行动党误导选民支持伊斯兰党的言论,简 直就是误导群众。 她质问说,“为何这些华基政党的领袖刻意不提巫统 挑战伊斯兰党在国会提呈回教刑事法案的真相,而只 把矛头怪罪在民联上?”

By Syed Jaymal Zahiid The Malay Mail April 16, 2014 – See more at: http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/seremban-council-de mands-ads-in-malay-says-church-in-easter-uproar#sthash.9Ee85dCa.dpuf Accused of proselytising to Muslims, an evangelical church said the Malay-language banners promoting its coming Easter musical was a requirement set by the Seremban city council. Tan Szet Anne, an assistant pastor with the Agape Community Church in the […]

Media Statement by Teresa Kok, DAP National Vice Chairperson and MP for Seputeh in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 —————————————————————————————————————————————————————- Despite the fact that the Police’s refusal to act on the Seremban child abduction case has met with  wide criticisms and calls for the resignation of the Inspector General of Police ( IGP) , Home […]

BY V. ANBALAGAN The Malaysian Insider April 4, 2014 Veteran lawyer Karpal Singh, who was fined RM4,000 for sedition last month, could now be jailed after prosecution filed a cross appeal, urging the court to impose a stiffer penalty. Karpal was found guilty of sedition and fined by the Kuala Lumpur High Court on March […]

BY SHERIDAN MAHAVERA The Malaysian Insider March 18, 2014 Another prominent constitutional law expert has spoken out against the ban on a non-Muslim’s use of the word “Allah” and a number of Arabic terms by certain states, saying it is clearly against Malaysia’s highest law. Datuk Dr Shad Saleem Faruqi, of Universiti Teknologi Mara’s law […]

BY THE MALAYSIAN INSIDER March 5, 2014 A small group of Malaysians gathered at the Bangsar Village shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur today and handed out flowers and balloons as they expressed solidarity with Christians regarding the tussle over the word “Allah”. They also held up placards reading “God is one”, “We are brothers and […]

By RakyatTimes February 28, 2014 Rakyat Times is launching an online petition to strongly condemn the conviction of Mr. Karpal Singh under the Sedition Act 1948. He was found guilty for allegedly uttering seditious words against the Sultan of Perak at the height of the Constitutional Crisis in 2009. Under section 4(1) of the 1948 […]

By sabmmelbourne February 26, 2014 The conviction of prominent lawyer and senior opposition politician,Mr Karpal Singh MP for sedition by the High Court signals growingintolerance on debate surrounding constitutional issues in Malaysia.We welcome the statement by the International Commission ofJurists that this conviction sends out a message that lawyers inMalaysia are not free to express […]

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