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Lawyers group: Govt can’t pass the buck to speaker on RUU355

Lawyers for Liberty quotes Parliament’s standing orders to say it is the government which decides which motions and bills are to be debated.

Amanah MP seeks to table Private Member’s Bill promoting multiculturalism

Parit Buntar MP Mujahid Yusof Rawa hopes his proposed bill will be as well received as Marang MP Abdul Hadi Awang's was by the Dewan Rakyat.

Hadi’s bill deferred to next Dewan Rakyat sitting

PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang's proposal to enhance powers of Shariah courts has been moved to the next sitting of the Dewan Rakyat, along with 4 other bills.

The sad thing about Act 355

The Act 355 amendment tug-of-war is expected to continue until July, but whatever the eventual outcome, it has created a split between Muslim and non-Muslim societies.

Rulers’ consent needed to amend shariah laws, says ex-judge

Every Malaysian has the right to express his concern over Hadi’s bill and if Hadi Awang thinks it is his exclusive domain, he is constitutionally wrong, says Gopal Sri Ram.

‘MIC clearly opposes shariah bill’

The party's information chief says it is ready with its action plan to ensure the constitutional rights of the Indian community are not altered by the proposed shariah amendments.

Hadi’s bill: Maximum sentence open to abuse, says ex-judge

Civil society, politicians deserve an explanation, especially with existing punishments meted out by shariah courts considered high, says Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof.

PAS just one last mile from their ‘destination’

With Adenan Satem's powerful voice now dead, it will be harder for other BN components to block the bill proposed by PAS and supported by Umno.

Chinese Malaysians at historical crossroads

PAS is actively promoting its religious agenda, and if it gets the nod from Umno, the turbo engine of Islamisation will be ignited and 'Ekspres Islam' will charge forward.

PAS still optimistic about tabling Private Member’s Bill

PAS secretary-general says they will negotiate further with Parliament and hope for the best.

Ku Li questions validity of Hadi’s Shariah Bill

Tengku Razaleigh wants explanation as to why Hadi Awang's Private Member's Bill was not presented to all state Rulers for approval before being brought to Parliament.

Ti: Have faith in BN consensus process

MCA leader says that just because some leaders have not yet heard about the consensus on Hadi's private member’s bill, it did not mean there was none.

Solve political problems the political way

When constituency redelineation leads the country towards deepened polarisation, we ultimately head down the path of racialisation and religionisation.

Hadi will table his Bill next month

PAS president confirms he will move for a debate in the Dewan Rakyat after postponing it in May.

Sermons in Selangor speak of support for ‘Hudud bill’

Jais, which issues official messages for mosques statewide, also thanks civil courts for not accepting Sisters in Islam's bid to challenge a fatwa declaring the Muslim NGO deviant.

500 Muslim NGOs to explain recent Shariah Bill

The nationwide roadshow is intended to correct misconceptions about the Bill among the public.

Respect rights of Muslims, MCA told

PAS Supporters wing says Hadi's bill comes under party's moral and religious obligations.

Marina fumes after The Star spikes column

Marina Mahathir say she was "fed up with this self-serving manipulation of our supposed democratic system and the absolutely blatant spinning."

Reject Hadi’s Bill to preserve racial, religious harmony

In order to understand its underlying purpose, Hadi’s Bill cannot be looked at in isolation says G25.

Stay out of Islamic matters, Rao tells non-Muslims

Ramesh Rao of PMSP says hudud meant only for Muslims and it is therefore inappropriate for others to interfere.

Noh Omar: Syariah Court Bill nothing to do with hudud

No new laws will be introduced, says Selangor BN chief, dismissing claims that amendments will affect non-Muslims.

DAP dares MCA, Gerakan, MIC to quit BN over hudud

Penang DAP leader Ramasamy says support by Umno for PAS' private members' bill on Hudud shows lack of respect for Constitution and feelings of non-Malays.

Hadi’s bid to stop suit: Decision on Nov 9

PAS does not intend to file a new motion in Parliament on the private member’s bill on hudud.

‘Even without hudud, non-Muslims are affected’

Only a simple majority is needed to amend the Penal Code and Criminal Procedure Code to include Islamic criminal laws.