Tag: religious freedom
Religious department confirms that Shia Malaysia chairman Kamil Zuhairi Abdul Azizi was among 22 people arrested.
Hond Tat Industries Sdn Bhd in Kapar says the memo angered its workers.
Trump is known for making religious freedom a centrepiece of his foreign policy.
'India is proud of its secular credentials, its status as the largest democracy and a pluralistic society with a longstanding commitment to tolerance and inclusion,' says India's foreign ministry spokesman Raveesh Kumar in a statement.
Ewon Benedick says government will defend the rights of non-Muslims to practice their religion freely.
Li Ming-che had previously criticised China's ruling Communist Party and has been missing since 2017.
US ambassador for religious freedom, Sam Brownback, cautioned China it is waging a 'war with faith' that it will not win.
DAP MP P Kasthuriraani says reforms to religious freedom in Malaysia need to take place first before it can start defending the rights of those in other countries.
The US Commission on International Freedom of Religions says Malaysia is a 'country of particular concern' and has used religion as a political tool.
In a first for a senior official from the Vatican, a cardinal visited Saudi Arabia last week and signed a cooperation accord with Saudi authorities.
Islamic think tank says with agencies such as Jakim in place, role of states has diminished, as federal authority institutionalises religious matters.
The reliance on a provision in the Printing, Presses and Publications Act is constitutional on grounds of public order and national security, says government lawyer Shamsul Bolhassan.
He says religious authorities should consult Wisma Putra first to avoid incidents which could 'sour' bilateral relations.
Centre for the Human Rights Research and Advocacy (Centhra) refutes US report that minorities in Malaysia are being discriminated against.
We have now come to the point where religion is used to control every aspect of a citizen’s life, including their freedom of thought.
Freedom of Thought Report by human rights group cites 'government figures or state agencies which openly marginalise, harass, or incite hatred'.
Sabah church leader reminds Federal Government that Malaysia Agreement carries international treaty obligations.
CM who knows the Gospels and Acts of the Apostles, was one of the few Malays with a distinction for Christian religious knowledge.
The Association of Churches in Sarawak also asks the Federal Government to guarantee the constitutional right of religious freedom to the people of Sarawak.
Survey conducted by Merdeka Center shows Sarawakians are generally happy with the state government.