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Selangor unilateral conversion law may supersede Indira ruling, say lawyers

They raise concerns over plans to change the wording of the Selangor state enactment on the conversion of minors.

Muslim women’s group calls for more transparency on Selangor’s unilateral conversion...

The NGO safeguarding Muslim women's interests says exploitation of Islam for political purposes must be prevented.

Unilateral conversion unconstitutional, say DAP leaders

DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng and Selangor DAP chairman Gobind Singh Deo say they will not support any bills for unilateral conversion.

Tug of war in Selangor as plot to remove MB thickens

A source says some leaders are hoping to strengthen their political power by amending law on unilateral conversions.

R Kelly faces new sex abuse charges in Minnesota

R Kelly faces fresh new charges in Minnesota after pleading not guilty in a New York court to federal charges of sexual assault with female minors.

2 alleged victims of Jeffrey Epstein call on judge not to...

Jeffrey Epstein faces up to 45 years in prison if convicted of the charges brought against him.

Jeffrey Epstein pleads not guilty for sex trafficking involving girls

Epstein however maintains a non-guilty plea over sex-trafficking charges involving minors.

R Kelly pleads not guilty to 11 new sex crime charges

R.Kelly pleads not guilty to 11 new felony sex crime charges part of one of the four cases lodged against the R&B singer.

Australia’s Cardinal Pell sued for alleged child abuse in 1970s

The claimant cannot be named for legal reasons and the court did not make the claim public.

YouTube to block comments on most videos showing minors

Youtube will be expanding their actions to suspend comments on videos featuring minors that could be seen as a risk of attracting predatory behaviour.

Vatican to open own investigation into accusations against Pell

Pell's guilty verdict was revealed in Australia on Tuesday after a court suppression order was dropped.

Poca shouldn’t be used on minors, says Wan Azizah

The deputy prime minister says minors deserve a second chance.

Pope urges predator priests to turn themselves in

Vatican sources believe it is the first time the pope had made such a direct appeal.

Pope defrocks 2 Chilean former bishops for abusing minors

Defrocking is considered the Church's harshest penalty for priests.

Pope defrocks two Chilean bishops for sex abuse of minors

Both were stripped of their priesthood "as a consequence of overt acts of abuse against minors".

UN peacekeeper held over alleged sex abuse of minors

The UN had identified the suspect and placed him in "confinement" pending an enquiry into the alleged crimes in the south of the country last month.

UNAids says 3 out of 5 HIV-carriers now have access to...

Widespread rollout of treatment in east and southern Africa reduced HIV-related deaths by 42% from 2010 to 2017.

Nearly 2,000 minors split from parents at border in six weeks...

President Donald Trump, facing mounting anger over his administration's "zero tolerance" border security policy.

Shaken by toddler’s rape death, Chile seeks to alter law on...

President Sebastián Piñera backed plans to lift the statute of limitations on sex crimes against minors.

FDA cracks down on sales of Juul tobacco products to minors

Products developed by Juul Labs Inc have come under intense scrutiny, as they are often sold to minors.

As mom, Indira should be allowed to see daughter, says Riduan’s...

Asmuni Awi says both father and mother have rights of visitation.

Indira judgment: A milestone in constitutional law

The Federal Court in its landmark judgment has rightly seized the opportunity to clarify the limits of the jurisdiction of the Shariah Court.

Heed Federal Court ruling, Bebas tells religious authorities

NGO says state Islamic authorities should take the court’s decision to annul the unilateral conversion of Indira Gandhi’s children as a ‘wake-up’ call.

Unilateral conversion: Equal parental rights must be upheld

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