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PAS MPs today said non-Muslims like Indira Gandhi were not the only ones to have suffered due to issues with the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 but Muslim converts too, have suffered.

Today the Dewan Rakyat is debating on the amendment to the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976.

Why are ‘zina’ cases up despite ‘bin Abdullah’ policy? Perlis mufti asks

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 — Datuk Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin refuted today assertions that the Perlis fatwa allowing children conceived outside marriage to bear the names of their biological father would promote the practice of ‘zina’, or illicit sex.

NRD’s stay application on illegitimate children rejected

THE National Registration Department’s (NRD) application to stay a recent Court of Appeal ruling on illegitimate children has been rejected, The Malay Mail Online reported today.

Lawyer slams victimising of children in ‘out-of-wedlock’ issue

Lawyer Siti Kasim has slammed what she believes to be the victimisation of children on the issue of whether or not out-of-wedlock children can bear their biological father’s surname.