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Malaysia has more religious freedom than US, Singapore, Christian group says

KUALA LUMPUR, June 2 — There is more freedom of religion in Malaysia compared to Singapore and the United States, both of which imposes stricter laws against various faiths, a prominent Christian preacher said today. President of a new non-governmental organisation Christians for Peace and Harmony Malaysia (CPHM), Reverend Wong Kim Kong said that an […]

Zahid confirms Rohingya mass grave in Perlis

Home Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has confirmed the unearthing of mass graves at human trafficking detention camps in Padang Besar, Perlis, said The Star Online. Zahid reportedly said that the graves, believed to be those of Rohingyas and Bangladeshis, could have been there for some time, possibly up to five years. The graves […]

Global embarrassment for Malaysia if Suhakam loses ‘Grade A’ status, chief warn

KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Malaysia’s reputation on the international stage stands to take a serious beating if the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) loses its “Grade A” status, the agency’s chairman Tan Sri Hasmy Agam said today. Ahead of an international review this October on Suhakam’s status as a National Human Rights Institution […]

More questions on Pota from new Bar Council chief

TheAntDaily- KUALA LUMPUR: The new Prevention of Terrorism Act (Pota) which was tabled in Parliament on March 30 might not just be eerily similar to the dreaded Internal Security Act 1960 (ISA) that was repealed, but also seems to amount to Malaysia reneging on its international obligations. As a non-permanent member of the United Nations […]

Stamped Bibles an act of bad faith, say angry Sarawak Christians

Iban and Bahasa Malaysia-speaking Christians in Sarawak are seething over the stamping of Malay and Iban-language Bibles with a warning by the Selangor religious authorities, saying the act of desecration had marred any sincerity over the release of the holy books which were seized earlier this year. Pastor Graman Ujang, the chairman of Gempuru Besai […]

Despite ban, Anwar speaks to students at UM

Determined Universiti Malaya (UM) students and supporters ensured that opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim was able to enter his alma mater tonight to address a crowd of about 2,000 people. A crowd of about several hundred people earlier forced open the university’s main gate at its Kuala Lumpur/Bangsar entrance and had marched onto the […]

Iraq’s Christians Begging The World For Help – Is Anybody Listening?

This is a crime against humanity! Iraq’s Christians are begging the world for help. They are being systematically exterminated by a terrorist evil, but is anybody listening? Since capturing the second largest city in Iraq, ISSIS has ordered Christians to convert to Islam, pay taxes levied on non-Muslims, or die.

如果巫统提出或支持伊刑法,马华是否会退出国阵?

行动党全国副主席兼士布爹区国会议员郭素沁于2014年 5月9日在吉隆坡发表的文告 如果巫统提出或支持伊刑法,马华是否会退出国阵? (吉隆坡9日讯)民主行动党全国副主席郭素沁呼吁马 华清楚表明,如果巫统提出或支持伊刑法,马华是否 会退出国阵? 也是士布爹区国会议员的她说,2天前,马华总会长廖 仲莱在芙蓉的一个马华会议里强调“倘若巫统提出伊 刑法,马华肯定会与巫统决裂,并站在维护国家宪法 上,全面阻止巫统提呈伊刑法。” “人民想知道,廖仲莱在芙蓉的声明,是否表示如果 巫统在国会提呈伊刑法的话,他会指示马华党员包围 国会,同时退出国阵?如果这是他的立场的话,为何 他不清楚表明?”

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