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| September 5, 2017
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In the Malaysian constitution, there is no division of MPs along party lines and elected representatives will support amendments... More ››

| September 4, 2017
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Najib Razak tells women participants of a TN50 dialogue, two-thirds majority needed to amend Federal Constitution and push through... More ››

August 13, 2017
COMMENT
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Passing the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) (Amendment) Act 2017 without the crucial Section 88A(1) is a sad story... More ››

August 12, 2017
COMMENT
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Writer says removal of clause on unilateral conversion from amendment to Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act shows government... More ››

| August 11, 2017
unilateral-conversion

Family law practitioners feel any positive legal pronouncement by the apex court in the Indira Gandhi case could be... More ››

| August 11, 2017
Razali-Ismail

Suhakam says the new bill passed in Dewan Rakyat does not address 'the core issue' of prohibiting unilateral conversions. More ››

August 10, 2017
COMMENT
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It is time minister Azalina Othman Said advise cabinet task force members to be 'jantan' enough to defend helpless... More ››

| August 10, 2017
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It's the government's responsibility to be fair to those affected by absence of a law against unilateral child conversion,... More ››

| August 10, 2017
azalina

Minister Azalina Othman Said says Dewan Rakyat amendment to marriage, divorce law is to allow for Muslim convert spouse... More ››

| August 10, 2017
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2003 High Court ruling on unilateral conversion ruled that a non-converting spouse cannot be deprived of the right to... More ››

| August 10, 2017
DEWAN RAKYAT
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Minister Azalina Othman Said says changes ensure civil court can rule on issues including divorce, property and custody even... More ››

| August 9, 2017
guan-eng-parents

DAP secretary-general tells PAS this issue must be dealt with sensitively as both parents have equal rights to a... More ››

| August 9, 2017
DEWAN RAKYAT
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Mujahid Rawa says it would be a denial of rights if a child loses the care of a non-Muslim... More ››

| August 9, 2017
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DAP's P Ramasamy adds that government's change of heart could be to appease PAS as well. More ››

| August 9, 2017
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DAP veteran says argument that only a constitutional amendment can ban unilateral conversion of a child by a parent... More ››

| August 9, 2017
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The mother at the centre of the unilateral conversion controversy says she cannot see a future for herself and... More ››

| August 9, 2017
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Hindraf chairman Waythamoorthy says it is all about staying in power, not resolving the child custody problems faced by... More ››

| August 9, 2017
zaid-Dr-S-Subramaniam

Former minister takes MIC president to task for accepting the removal of the clause preventing unilateral conversion, after new... More ››

| August 8, 2017
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Anthony Loke says the government should discuss with opposition MPs before assuming it will not get the two-thirds majority... More ››

| August 8, 2017
Baru-Bian

Sarawak PKR chief says the move to retract the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) (Amendment) Act was a political... More ››

| August 8, 2017
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Only a strong government with two-third majority in the Dewan Rakyat can confidently attempt to amend the Constitution, says... More ››

| August 8, 2017
DEWAN RAKYAT
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Amendment to Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act now only seeks to allow a party who has converted to... More ››

| August 8, 2017
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Former minister Zaid Ibrahim says MIC, MCA presidents will know 'injustice of unilateral conversion when a son-in-law converts their... More ››

| August 7, 2017
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DAP vice-chairman asks if a watered-down bill will be tabled instead after the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) (Amendment)... More ››

| May 5, 2017
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M Kulasegaran says the CEO of Centhra needs a tuition on the amendments. More ››

| May 4, 2017
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Centhra opposes amendments to Law Reform Act, saying they are discriminatory. More ››

| April 21, 2017
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A fatwa does not apply to non-Muslims, just as the shariah court has no jurisdiction over them, says Dr... More ››

| April 10, 2017
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If MIC, MCA and Gerakan's objections were taken into consideration for PAS' shariah bill, was the same done for... More ››

April 9, 2017
COMMENT
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Some say MCA, Gerakan were fooled by Umno, but everyone is watching to see if DAP will eventually manage... More ››

| April 4, 2017
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PAS president says the bill, which aims to resolve problems that arise due to a minor being converted without... More ››

| April 4, 2017
suhakam

Suhakam urges Parliament to speedily resolve issue of unilateral conversion of children and the ‘many obstacles to the full... More ››

| March 29, 2017
nik-abduh

PAS Youth chief wants Muslims to reject amendments to the Law Reform Act 1976 which will put in place... More ››

| March 26, 2017
m-kula-married

MP Kulasegaran calls on the prime minister to keep to his promise on seeing the crucial legislative amendment through... More ››

| December 21, 2016
KOMEN
pas-syariah

Dengan mengancam tidak mahu menyokong reformasi undang-undang berkenaan penukaran agama kanak-kanak, adakah PAS betul-betul berjuang untuk Islam atau mereka... More ››

| December 16, 2016
Dr-asri

Mufti Asri says the state ruler has agreed to the fatwa to be gazetted. More ››

December 16, 2016
COMMENT
mca-tukar

The actions of lone MCA assemblyman in Perlis state assembly in walking out during a critical vote is as... More ››

| December 12, 2016
baru-bian

Baru Bian says state laws must match the government’s proposed amendment to the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act... More ››

| December 9, 2016
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Perlis Mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin shares a fatwa decreed in 2015 that clashes with the state's Bill. More ››

| December 9, 2016
kula

The lawyer and Ipoh Barat MP says the party should have known about the move earlier and found a... More ››

| December 9, 2016
perlis-law

The legal principles established by the Federal Court will be binding on states, says Fahri Azzat. More ››

| December 9, 2016
P-Waythamoorthy

The NGO views the amendment on unilateral conversions as a deliberate attempt to defy the federal constitution and is... More ››

| December 2, 2016
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Police say they are working hard to trace Indira Gandhi's former husband, a Muslim convert, based on the High... More ››

| November 30, 2016
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Government lawyer argues in Indira Gandhi appeal case that consent of one parent is enough for a child to... More ››

| November 21, 2016
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Federal minister Nazri Aziz says religion should not be used as tool to shirk one’s responsibility towards spouse. More ››

| November 21, 2016
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MP M Kulasegaran, who is counsel in an inter-faith custody battle in court, hopes the bill will be fast-tracked... More ››

| November 21, 2016
DEWAN RAKYAT
azalina

Putrajaya's tabling of amendments will apply retrospectively to pending cases in court, thus impacting Indira Gandhi, S Deepa cases... More ››

| November 14, 2016
Muhammad-Riduan-Abdullah

Federal Court adjourns conversion case to enable lawyer to contact Riduan who has defied a court order to hand... More ››

| November 14, 2016
Zulkefli-Ahmad-Makinudin-indira

Although Chief Justice Arifin Zakaria had earlier declined to enlarge the coram, the current five-man bench is multiracial and... More ››

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