Malaysia

Malaysia Company Knowingly Profiting from the Taliban

The Jawa Report 14 March 2013

UPDATE by Rusty 3/13/13: Despite several assurances that this was being escalated to a "Senior Administrator", SKS Technology in Malaysia continues to illegally provide the

 

Asian Security Officers Killed in Sultan Conflict

Wall Street Journal 4 March 2013
By JAMES HOOKWAY

Fears of a wider confrontation between a Filipino Muslim clan and security forces in Malaysia's eastern Sabah state sharpened Sunday after Malaysian police said unidentified

 

83% Malaysian Muslims say use of ‘Allah’ exclusive to them

TruthDive 28 February 2013

Eighty-three per cent of Muslims interviewed in a recent poll agree that the practice of the word Allah is their absolute right, a survey here found. The results were part

 

War on Women: Taliban Kill 20% More Women and Girls

FrontPage Magazine 22 February 2013
By Daniel Greenfield

…Islam. Fighting the War on Women since the year 610.

Afghanistan is going really well, as you might have heard. The negotiations with the Taliban are going smoothly and they just put in a bid to kill 20 percent more women and girls in the new united Afghan government.

 

Qatar to invest US$5b in Malaysia

Business Times - Malaysia 29 January 2013

Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund plans to spend half of the US$10 billion it expects to invest in Malaysia on a petrochemicals complex aimed at transforming the Southeast Asian

 

Malaysia 'Bible-Burning Festival' Over Use of 'Allah' Threatens Country's Stability

Christian Post 28 January 2013
By Katherine Weber

Tensions between Muslims and Christians in Malaysia have quickly escalated in the recent days following the advocacy of a "Bible-burning festival," an idea fueled by a

 

‘Bible-burning fest’: Calls to set alight Malaysian Bibles for use of 'Allah' spark outrage

RT 24 January 2013

Leaflets inviting people to a "Bible-burning festival” have stirred outrage in Malaysia. This coincided with a nationalist group leader urging to "seize and burn”

 

Issues of the day: Islamic teaching in Catholic schools

Jakarta Post 22 January 2013

The Catholic Diocese of Surabaya, East Java, is saying that the local office of the Religious Affairs Ministry has misrepresented its position on the religious education of

 

Vatican Opens First Embassy in Malaysia

JakartaGlobe 18 January 2013
By Yong Yen Nie

Kuala Lumpur. The Vatican has opened its first embassy in Malaysia and appointed an American Archbishop to be the ambassador here, after the Holy See and Malaysia established

 

Upheaval In Islamic World Greatest Threat To Christians In 2013

Cross Rhythms 10 January 2013

Continuing upheaval in the Islamic world looks set to pose the greatest threat to Christians in 2013, believes Release International, which serves persecuted Christians

 

Report points to 100 million persecuted Christians

Deutsche Welle 9 January 2013

The non-denominational Christian relief organization Open Doors has said about 100 million Christians face persecution around the world. The group pointed to an increase in

 

Non-Muslims must not use ‘Allah’, says Selangor Sultan

The Malaysian Insider 8 January 2013

The Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah is shocked at Lim Guan Eng’s remarks over the word "Allah” and has called for an emergency meeting with state Islamic

 

Shariah-Backed Violence Rising in Aceh: Kontras

JakartaGlobe 4 January 2013
By Nurdin Hasan

Banda Aceh. The number of incidents of violence as a result of Shariah law in Aceh increased in 2012 from a year earlier, a rights group noted on Thursday. Destika Gilang

 

Nine out of 10 Malay Muslims practise 'female circumcision': study

Radio Australia 7 December 2012

In Malaysia, there are reports the health ministry is developing guidelines to reclassify female genital mutilation as a medical practice. Nine out of 10 Malay Muslims

 

Malaysian Muslims protest Elton John concert over gay marriage

Gay Star News 28 November 2012
By Matthew Jenkin

Anti-gay Islamic party claim Sir Elton's concert in Kuala Lumpur will corrupt young people in Malaysia 27 November 2012. An anti-gay Islamic group in Malaysia plans to protest a concert by Elton John, claiming the veteran

 

Former Malaysian Prime Minister: Arabs not smart enough to have conducted 9-11 attacks

Jihad Watch 27 November 2012

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is not only a shameless and well-known anti-Semite, jihadist enabler, and apologist slash propagandist extraordinaire for

 

Porn sites appear in Islamic countries’ most-visited online rankings

Al Arabiya News 15 November 2012

At least five pornographic websites are among Egypt’s 100 most frequently visited online destinations this year, according to Alexa, a division of Amazon.com that tracks online traffic patterns globally.

The statistic proves particularly significant as Egyptian web surfers may soon be stripped of all access to Internet pornography sites.

Egypt’s Prosecutor General ordered the government’s ministries of telecommunications, interior and information to begin enforcing a ban on online porn last week.

 

"We are Muslims. We cannot change our religion.

malaysiandigest.com 8 November 2012

KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir today took a swipe at Parti Keadilan Rakyat vice president Nurul Izzah Anwar over her controversial statement on the freedom to choose religions

 

Islamic radicalism a real threat in Malaysia

Radio Australia 6 November 2012

Australia's Foreign Minister Bob Carr has announced an exchange programme between Australia and Malaysia, which he says aims to foster moderate Islam. Under the programme,

 

Australia and Malaysia to exchange Muslim youth to push understanding

Bikya Masr 5 November 2012
By Hannah Johansen

SYDNEY: Australia has announced that they will begin a Muslim youth exchange program with Malaysia in an effort officials hope will help be the beginning of a new partnership

 
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