FATWA yang dianggap suci semakin menjadi bahan nista dan ketawa. Pendapat ulama serta undang-undang yang dibuat oleh para agamawan kerap menjadi kontroversi dan pengharaman bermacam-macam perkara kerap juga buat orang geleng kepala. Apakah sejarah pembentukan fatwa dalam Islam, sebenarnya?
Azan issue: A missed opportunity for BNSideways by Deborah Loh
THE recent azan controversy was a missed opportunity for the Barisan Nasional (BN) to show how it can be a government for all Malaysians. It could have been a chance for the BN to lead instead of react, by fostering dialogue, understanding and respect among different ethnic groups and religions. But the government and some […]
Ancaman hubungan sejenis di MalaysiaOleh Shanon Shah
Pada 15 Dis 2010, muncul sebuah video di YouTube yang memaparkan Azwan Ismail, 32, seorang lelaki Malaysia Melayu-Muslim, di mana dia menyatakan, “Saya gay, saya ok.”
Peddling fear and distrust, Harussani-styleBy Deborah Loh
HOW reliable is the recent claim by Perak mufti Tan Sri Harussani Zakaria that a political party was drafting a new constitution threatening the special position of Malay Malaysians? In 2006, he had also spread unfounded allegations that Muslims had been converted and were to be baptised.
Who wants PAS-Umno unity?By Gan Pei Ling
Unity talks between Umno and PAS seem to have been revived recently. But who are the ones behind it?
Zambry, exco will not be hasty
IPOH, 20 Feb 2009: Newly-appointed Menteri Besar Datuk Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir said he and his six state executive councillors do not want to be hasty like the Speaker from the Pakatan Rakyat who suspended them from attending the state assembly. “We don’t want to be like them. We will use the law to resolve […]