Tag: Sisters in Islam
Syed Iskandar Syed Jaafar Al Mahdzar says the council has so far remained silent on matters such as Zakir Naik, the recent court ruling on SIS and the raids on Shia Muslims.
They have to protect such groups when they face persecution for propounding alternative views about their religion, says the International Commission of Jurists.
Farhan Haziq Mohamed says the High Court ruling is not the end of the road for SIS as the matter will likely go to the Court of Appeal and Federal Court.
The recent court dismissal of SIS’s challenge of a five-year fatwa labelling it an Islamic ‘deviant’ organisation is problematic.
Hakim Nordin Hassan tidak bersetuju dengan SIS bahawa pihak berkuasa agama negeri tidak mempunyai bidang kuasa ke atasnya kerana ia didaftarkan sebagai sebuah syarikat.
One says the court's decision only affects Sisters in Islam, but another says it could affect corporate decision-making.
Lawyers for Liberty says the decision of the High Court in affirming the fatwa against Sisters in Islam has major consequences for others, too.
Despite the High Court decision on the fatwa against Sisters in Islam, it will continue to champion the rights of women in Malaysia.
Sisters in Islam and the Women’s Aid Organisation criticise Putrajaya's long silence on the issue.
Group slams issuing of summonses to 39 women for dressing sexily and behaving indecently in public.
Siti Zailah says deputy minister should not have given any aid to Sisters in Islam as it will ‘confuse’ Muslim women and as SIS’s activities are ‘contrary’ to Islam.
It is nothing more than a cultural tradition says Sisters in Islam, while another NGO says it perpetuates a ‘harmful ideology’.
Why can’t we just be good Muslims in a progressive country which embraces modernity?
I expect an increase in the chorus of Malaysian voices speaking out against injustice, racists and politicians who use religion to gain support, even as racial rhetoric rises.
Adalah lebih baik kerajaan menggubal undang-undang bagi memastikan suami membayar nafkah kepada isteri dan anak-anak mereka.
KL Bar chief Goh Siu Lin says LGBT members among those to be protected, urges government to help enact the proposed law.
NGO itu berkata tiada keadaan yang membenarkan perkahwinan kanak-kanak berlaku di negara ini.
The NGO says there is no acceptable circumstance which can allow child marriage to take place in the country.
NGO expresses concern that women and girls accept that men can tell them how to dress and behave.
Kumpulan masyarakat sivil berkata PH mesti menunaikan manifesto mengenai perwakilan wanita.
Malaysia is a signatory to the agreement that promotes the best interests of a child, says Unicef rep.
14 NGOs and civil society groups want Jakim to make public what is involved in the gender test and all related processes.
This is due to differing interpretations on the status of Islam as stated in the Constitution, says Marina Mahathir.
Pengarah eksekutif Sisters In Islam berkata, tajuk berita sesetengah media tidak sensitif terhadap mangsa rogol dan penderitaan mereka.