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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 […]

民主行动党全国副主席郭素沁说,最新的改教争抚养 案件,证明政府必须即刻修改相关法令,全面落实内 阁于2009年通过的“禁止父母单方面为孩子改教”决 定。 她说,只有通过修改法律,可能有效制止父母改教时 ,单方面为孩子改教事件重演。 郭素沁在一篇文告中指出,内阁在2009年4月22日的会议 上达致决定,即改信伊斯兰的配偶无权单方面更改孩 子的宗教信仰,如果配偶双方不能达致共识,孩子的 宗教信仰需维持现状,直到孩子长大成年后,才由孩 子自行決定。 “这是合理的决定。”

By Alyaa Alhadjri The Ant Daily April 13, 2014 The two children involved in an interfaith custody battle between Hindu mother S Deepa and her estranged husband Izwan Abdullah have become the unfortunate victims of overlapping jurisdictions between the Syariah and civil courts. The case was first highlighted last year when Deepa discovered that her […]

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 THE MALAY MAIL ONLINE March 3, 2014 While Malay-Muslim rights groups like Ikatan Muslimin Malaysia (Isma) and Perkasa demand that the special position of the Malays be upheld, another group led by a Malay has quietly taken to Facebook to raise over RM9,000 in just three weeks to repair desecrated Christian graves. Azrul Mohd […]

BY ELIZABETH ZACHARIAH The Malaysian Insider Feb 28, 2014 Just days before the Catholic church resumes it battle to use the word “Allah” at the Federal Court, the World Council of Churches (WCC) has thrown its support behind the Malaysian church, and described its resolution as an important milestone in interfaith relations. The WCC, which […]

Media Statement by Teresa Kok, DAP National Vice Chairperson and MP for Seputeh in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, January 30, 2014 ——————————————————————————————————— It was reported in today’s media that at least eight gravestones at a Christian cemetery in Tanjung Api near Kuantan were damaged by vandals. Most have its structures broken including crosses using a […]

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