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Democracy: Not as simple as it sounds

Turkish president Recep Tayip Erdogan is a notable person not only in his country, but also the Islamic world.

In defense of Constitution regardless of race and religion

Four male and female Muslims have sought a court injunction with the Kuala Lumpur High Court, claiming that the hudud law private bill is in contrary to the country's Constitution and affecting the rights of women, non-Muslims as well as the Islamic principle of fairness, in a bid to prevent the tabling of the private bill in the Parliament. They have made PAS president Hadi Awang and Dewan Rakyat Speaker Pandikar Amin Mulia as among the defendants.

Liberal voices from Muslims

PAS has repeatedly stressed that Muslims must support hudud but the fact is, not all Muslims agree that hudud should be implemented.

The balancing act

A new wave of power struggle in Umno and PAS' intensified inclination towards conservatism are going to do the country immeasurable harm while affecting the interests and rights of the minorities, including the Chinese Malaysians.

Four individuals file application to stop tabling of bill to amend Syariah Courts Act

Four individuals have filed an application for an injunction seeking to prevent PAS President Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang and four others from tabling a private members' bill to amend the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965 in Parliament.

Here come the ulamas

In a single file, the new leadership of PAS, from the president down, the old or young, all clad in white hats and long robes.

Backsliding in democracy

The Ranau earthquake in Sabah measured 5.9 on the Richter scale, but the tremor PAS elections brought to Pakatan Rakyat easily measured 8 and above.

Gerakan files appeal against High Court's dismissal of hudud suit

Gerakan filed an appeal today against a High Court decision to reject the party's suit to challenge an amendment made to Kelantan Syariah Criminal Code II 1993 (Amendment 2015) or Hudud.

Hadi Awang's dilemma

The political focus of this week will be the PAS elections, the outcome of which is poised to decide the future relationship between the party and DAP as well as its destiny in Pakatan Rakyat.

PAS adopts wait-and-see attitude over friction with DAP

PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang said the party would take the wait-and-see approach following the deepening crisis between the party and DAP.


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