Let’s not speak of unity when the medium of instruction in our national schools is still up for debate.
Culture is the one thing we should be teaching in schools because it makes us one nation that understands each other.
It says this is one way to find out the truth if any conversion happened by force.
Malay political leaders speak of great ideas like Malay resurgence and Islamic renaissance, but not the lack of savings and high household debt among Malays.
Former Umno MP Tawfik Ismail says the 'ex-Umno Baru' bunch in PKR and PPBM seem uninterested in stopping the course of ultra-conservative Islamisation created by Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Anwar Ibrahim in the 1980s.
China is home to roughly 20 million Muslims, many living in the western part of the country, from the Uyghurs of Xinjiang who speak a Turkic language to the largely sinified Hui people.
Farouk Musa urges Muslims to support an Islamic agenda that calls for adherence to positive universal values.
UUM professor says while many Muslims want to see Pakatan Harapan clinch power, the coalition is yet to prove itself as a champion of Islam.
Agreeing with Tengku Razaleigh, Nizam Bashir says the federal Islamic department seems to exist without clear laws to guide it.
Rafidah Hanim Mokhtar says the eldest daughter of Dr Mahathir Mohamad is selective when speaking out on Muslim women's rights.
Former minister Zaid Ibrahim says the country has not seen so many books being banned as what is happening now under the current administration.
As Umno works with PAS, Malaysians will see greater Islamisation, non-Muslims will become less important as voters, and liberties will continue to erode, says the East Asia Forum in an editorial.
ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute fellow says although Johor is regarded as more modern and progressive than other states, Malays there are becoming more conservative.
The episcopate insists that the "Rosary to the Borders" is a purely religious initiative, but some Catholics view it as a weapon against "Islamisation."
The DAP lawmaker says police have always risen to the occasion to protect other celebrations and sporting events that take place throughout the year.
Saying Sabah and Sarawak would not have agreed to form the federation if the country was meant to be Islamic, Rahim Noor warns religious conflicts will become too hot to handle if the Federal Government continues to succumb to pressure and become too Islamic.
If we want others to respect our rights, then we should respect the rights of others, even if we disagree with them.
Mohd Sheriff Kassim says trend among religious departments taking action against 'personal sins', is a direct result of growing politicisation of Islam.
Surin Pitsuwan's remarks on perception of Islamisation changing from positive to negative over past 3 decades mirrors leadership in PAS in recent times says, Lim Kit Siang.
Former Asean secretary-general Surin Pitsuwan says until the 80s, Islamisation meant good Islamic values but now it has turned to mean more restrictions, less tolerance.
It is in the interest of Malay Rulers that Malays and other Muslim Malaysians remain modern and progressive in their outlook and values, says Zaid Ibrahim.
Sisters in Islam co-founder Zainah Anwar says the rivalry between Umno and PAS to show who was “more Islamic” contributed to narrowed understanding among Muslims.
Global Movement of Moderates Foundation chief says Arabisation was a trend that not only happened in Malaysia, but also in the region.
Former de facto law minister challenges the government to amend the Constitution to turn Malaysia into an Islamic nation.
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