Di era dunia moden ini, sesuaikah budak-budak perempuan dikahwinkan di zaman kanak-kanaknya, seperti yang lebih kerap berlaku di Malaysia baru-baru ini? Ada yang akan beri jawapan “di zaman Nabi dulu begitu”. Tetapi adakah dan patutkah semua amalan yang dilakukan semasa zaman Nabi juga diamalkan pada zaman ini?
ARSONISTS attacked eight churches Musa Hassan (Pic by Ridzuan Aziz / Wiki commons) between 8 and 11 Jan 2010 all over Malaysia — something unheard of in the country’s history. And yet, on 9 Jan, Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Musa Hassan advised churches to tighten security at their premises because there were not […]
Corrected at 4:30pm, 30 Sept 2009 IN April 2009, the Selangor Islamic Affairs Council (MAIS) officially forbade the Ahmadiyah community in the state from performing their own Friday prayers. This news, however, did not make headlines — after all, there are at most only 2,000 Ahmadiyah in all of Malaysia, and at most only 600 […]
Updated at 7.50pm, 21 July 2009 MALAYSIA has announced publicly that “respect for human rights has long been established given the country’s character as a melting pot of various cultures, religions and ethnicities.” This announcement was made at none other than Malaysia’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) by the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC) […]
AH, the Islamic state. What is the Islamic state, actually? Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad once said Malaysia was one already. PAS disagrees and wants to turn Malaysia into a real Islamic state. The DAP staunchly does not want an Islamic state. And Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) … well, the PKR jury on […]
(Source: myfreewallpapers.net) DULU saya sangat gemar membaca majalah Mad khususnya kartun Spy vs Spy di mana perisik putih mencari apa jua jalan menghentam perisik hitam. Perisik hitam juga membidas perisik putih bila terbuka peluang tanpa mengira etika mahupun penderitaan, asalkan menang. Kini, banyak pergolakan berpanjangan di luar negara dan nampaknya kian memuncak di Malaysia, termasuk […]
NOTHING stirs the humbug soup better than spurious talk of patriotism and loyalty. The saddest thing of all is that more often than not, whenever there is the rallying call to demonstrate one’s patriotism and to show one’s love for the nation, it comes from the most narrow-minded, chauvinistic and intolerant quarters of society. This […]