Tag: Unilateral conversion
James Nayagam says a divorce between spouses of different religions can cause deep trauma in children because of the likelihood of heightened animosity between the parents.
Zuraida Kamaruddin rubbishes claim the Selangor MB's proposed amendment on unilateral conversion is to strengthen certain leaders’ political power among Malay voters.
V Ganabatirau says his stand against the unilateral conversion of minors is 'crystal clear'.
Hakam says that more often than not, it is the parent from the minority religion who is disadvantaged and suffers the greatest hardships.
Amirudin Shari says while the administration does not agree on all matters, this does not prevent it from remaining united.
Ng Suee Lim refutes claims that he had adjourned the state assembly earlier out of dissatisfaction.
DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng and Selangor DAP chairman Gobind Singh Deo say they will not support any bills for unilateral conversion.
The Court of Appeal says the Muslim convert mother breached a consent order on her children's religious upbringing and disregarded her daughter's safety.
Nizam Bashir says the legal battle could also determine the right of children to profess the religion of their choice.
The home minister says this is based on the AGC's conclusion that the courts have the prerogative to interpret legal provisions.
Last year saw some of the biggest court cases in recent history – from a landmark decision on conversions to the charging of a former prime minister over the 1MDB scandal.
High Court rules that it is bound to revoke the conversion by a single parent based on the ruling on M Indira Gandhi's case earlier this year.
The woman is considering appealing the Court of Appeal decision while the former husband is challenging the conversion of the children in another High Court.
Chief Justice Richard Malanjum’s office says appropriate action will be taken after the investigation is completed.
Malaysian Bar president George Varughese says any attempt by a top judge to curtail other judges’ ability to perform their duties is a serious instance of judicial misconduct.
No judge whether even from a superior court has the right to interfere in how a judgment is delivered, says Gopal Sri Ram.
Hamid Sultan Abu Backer says a top judge scolded him for his dissenting judgment in a conversion case and that subsequently he was not assigned to hear cases related to the constitution.
Ravi Nekoo says the Federal Court ruling that the consent of both spouses is needed to convert their minor children could be departed from if another bench decides otherwise.
Lawyer for FT Islamic Religious Department Nizam Bashir says the Muslim convert mother should decide on the children’s religious upbringing as she is their valid guardian.
However, the human resources minister says he is acting in his capacity as Ipoh Barat MP as Indira Gandhi is a voter in his constituency.
The mother questions why police have yet to locate her ex-husband who took away her youngest daughter despite a court order to arrest him and return the child.
Hamid Ismail says Sabah enactment should be reviewed to avoid clashes between the shariah courts and civil courts.
She had fought to have her children's unilateral conversion set aside.
Lawyer K Shunmuga says Federal Court ruling in revoking conversion certificates made it clear as the children did not recite the ‘dua kalimah syahadah’.