Malaysia

Malaysia: Sharia Courts Keep Non-Muslim Mothers away from Their Children

Answering Muslims 12 November 2014

When Americans say we need to be on guard against sharia (Islamic law), we're called "racists," "bigots," and "Islamophobes." Meanwhile, there isn't a sharia court

 

Malaysia's Sharia law costs non-Muslims their kids

The Monitor 10 November 2014

It was the last round of a recurring argument: M. Indira Gandhi's husband wanted her to convert to Islam. A committed Hindu, she refused. He threatened divorce. Both started

 

Malaysia's moderate Muslim face takes a beating

Bangkok Post 8 November 2014

When Malaysia's urbane Prime Minister Najib Razak travels abroad he invariably touts his country's widely accepted reputation for moderate Islam, but that image is taking a

 

‘Plenty of Indonesian maids’

New Straits Times 5 November 2014
By FARRAH NAZ KARIM AND TASNIM LOKMAN

KUALA LUMPUR: MALAYSIAN households waiting for an Indonesian maid, some for the past seven years, have been given the guarantee that they can finally secure one. The catch

 

Malaysia's Top Muslim Council Issues Fatwa Against Halloween Celebrations

International Business Times 1 November 2014
By Vasudevan Sridharan

Malaysia's top Islamic council has issued a fatwa (religious edict) against the Halloween celebrations calling it 'Haram' (sinful) and anti-Islamic. The National Fatwa

 

Malaysia fatwa council issues ban on Halloween

The Jakarta Post 29 October 2014

Malaysia's National Fatwa Council has issued a ban on Halloween celebrations, saying the tradition is essentially Western and against the teachings of Islam. The annual

 

Death threats, slander against pet-a-dog organiser is freedom of speech, says Muslim group

The Malay Mail Online 27 October 2014

Defenders of the recent pet-a-dog event have no right to get upset over death threats and slander from its critics if they also defend freedom of speech, said a portal linked

 

A Guy Held a Dog-Petting Event and Got Death Threats From Muslim Hard-Liners

TIME 23 October 2014

A Malaysian social activist has received death threats and torrents of online abuse for organizing a dog-familiarization event that religious conservatives claim insults Islam.

 

Malaysia Charges Three with Supporting Islamic State

NDTV 23 October 2014

Kuala Lumpur: A Malaysian court on Thursday charged three men with supporting the Islamic State after they were arrested while attempting to leave the country to join the

 

Kuwati Muslim Brotherhood Leader Offers Advice To Malaysian Muslim Brotherhood Political Party

Malaysian media is reporting on political advice offered to the country’s Muslim Brotherhood linked political party by Kuwaiti Muslim Brotherhood leader Tariq Suwaidan.

 

Ridiculous To Stop Non-Muslims From Using ‘Allah’, Says Muslim Brotherhood Leader

malaysiandigest 20 October 2014

Prohibiting non-Muslims from using the word "Allah" is ridiculous, says Kuwait's Muslim Brotherhood leader Dr Tareq Suwaidan. He said this was because there was no law or

 

Malaysia increasingly unsafe for trans people

GayNZ 15 October 2014

Malaysian Islamic-purity enforcing police are making it increasingly difficult for transgender men and women to live a life without fear of arrest and harassment in a country

 

Why Islamic rebel states always fail

National Post 29 September 2014
By David Motadel, The New York Times

In the last few years, there has been a dramatic rise of a seemingly new type of polity: the Islamic rebel state. Boko Haram in West Africa, the Shabab in East Africa, the

 

Malaysia must stop abuse of transgenders: rights group

The Nation Multimedia 25 September 2014

Malaysia's transgender population faces systematic repression, harassment and mistreatment, and the government must immediately repeal laws that criminalise their lifestyles,

 

Turkey could take in Muslim Brotherhood leaders ousted from Qatar, Erdogan says

The Globe and Mail 16 September 2014

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that Turkey’s military is working on plans to establish a "buffer zone” against Islamic militants, on the country’s borders with

 

Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Leaving Qatar May End Up In Turkey And Malaysia

A UK-based Saudi newspaper is reporting that according to head of the Muslim Brotherhood’s "International Organization”, many of the Muslim Brotherhood leaders reported to be

 

ISIS IN ACTION: Photos of Islamic State savagery the media will not show you (WARNING: Very Graphic)

BareNakedIslam 11 September 2014

You’ve seen a lot of these photos already at BNI. Here are some more. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words…

 

Media Diversionary Tactics in Ferguson and Gaza

Frontpage Mag 1 September 2014
By William Kilpatrick

We hear a lot from the media about Israel’s disproportionate response to attacks from Hamas, but it may be time to focus on the media’s own disproportionate response to certain

 

Women Volunteer for Sexual Jihad with Islamic State

Breitbart 28 August 2014
By Mary Chastain

Records show that Australian, British, and Malaysian women travel to Iraq and Syria to participate in jihad al-nikah, or sexual jihad, for the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists.

 

Women in "sex jihad” – M’sian police investigates

The Online Citizen 27 August 2014

At least three Malaysian women have gone to the Middle East to lend support to the fighters of the Islamic State (IS) in what is described as "sex jihad”, reports Malaysian

 
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