Majlis Perundingan Malaysia Agama Buddha, Kristian, Hindu, Sikh dan Tao berkata skrip Jawi bukan suatu kebiasaan termasuk dalam kalangan orang Melayu sejak sekurang-kurangnya 50 tahun lalu.
The Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism says this role is played by the Malay language, not the Jawi script.
MCCBCHST legal bureau chief says the RoS declared at a meeting with the council four years ago that there is no legal requirement for this.
In a Merdeka Day message, the MCCBCHST says high hopes have been placed on the new government to uphold freedom, justice and equality.
MCCBCHST says government leaders should engage in serious dialogue with religious leaders to collectively address interfaith issues and find solutions.
Human rights group says Guardianship of Infants Act 1961 provides that a mother shall have same rights and authority as the law allows for a father.
Prasana Diksa, who turns 10 this year, remains missing after she was taken away by Indira's ex-husband in 2009.
MCCBCHST criticises PAS president Hadi Awang's recent comments on Malay-Muslims forming core of cabinet, government.
MCCBCHST president Mohan Shan says group greatly respects rulers for timely statement when nation faces threat of extreme racial and religious polarisation.
Pegawai Jakim itu diminta menarik balik kenyataannya ekoran peringatan Majlis Raja-raja semalam terhadap mereka yang memperalatkan agama Islam.
Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism says teachers of religion who incite hatred and contempt for the practices and rituals of other religious groups are totally unacceptable.
'Look at Islam from the aspect of the Quran instead of the Islamic State's culture.'
It suggests that when the “doa” is recited in schools or during official functions, those of other faiths be encouraged to pray silently.
MCCBCHST criticises Minister in the PM's Dept Joseph Kurup for saying group cannot be consulted over proposed amendments because it is confidential.
Its honorary secretary, Prematilaka Serisena, says the proposed draft, expected to be tabled at the Cabinet meeting, should be put on hold until the government consults all stakeholders.
Nazri Aziz opens up on new Bill to amend marriage and divorce law, saying it will ensure couples get legally divorced in civil courts, even if one spouse converts to Islam.
MCCBCHST says Najib's announcements on amendment to marriage-divorce act is not specific on status of children in a marriage, where one spouse converts to Islam.
Humban Namewee ke dalam penjara bukan cara terbaik tangani masalah berbangkit, kata Setiausaha Agung Kehormat Majlis Perundingan Malaysia Agama Buddha, Kristian, Hindu, Sikh dan Taois, Prematilaka KD Serisena
Council says "the truth (about Dr Zakir Naik) is out there for everyone to see" after statement linking Zakir's teachings to terrorist attacks in Dhaka
Perkasa memberi amaran keras kepada Timbalan Presiden MCCBCHST, Mohan Shan supaya tidak membuat tuduhan yang tidak berasas dan kesimpulan tanpa bukti yang kukuh.
MCCBCHST secretary Prematilaka Serisena says Dr Zakir Naik does not bring people together, but separates people.
Kesucian Islam telah dihina disebabkan kelakuan segelintir mualaf, menjadikan mereka yang ingin memeluk Islam bubarkan perkahwinan terdahulu dan mengisytihar status agama secara terbuka lebih ideal.
The council would like to see the governments' assurance that recent Appeals Court ruling on 'Allah' usage is restricted to Catholic weekly, the Herald, be made clear in the decision.
The High Court's decision in M. Indira Ghandi's case does not cancel out the Syariah Court's decision that the Muslim father's custodial rights over his children were valid, said Mapim
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