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Malaysia plans anti-terror law amid ISIS fears
Times of India

Malaysia Plans Anti-terror Law amid IS Fears

Muslim-majority Malaysia will soon introduce a new anti-terrorism law to counter a potential security threat from supporters of the extremist Islamic State (IS) group, Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Wednesday. Najib told parliament his ... Naharnet, 10 hours ago
The Rise of ISIS: Impacts and Future China Institute of International Studies, 1 week ago

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Financial Express Bangladesh

Thailand arms villagers to quell insurgency

BANGKOK Violence in Thailand's Muslim-majority south has left thousands dead the majority civilians since 2004 across the southernmost provinces of Pattani, Narathiwat and Yala, which were annexed more than a century ago by Thailand. In ...
 New Sabah Times3 weeks ago Thai govt vows peace in insurgency-hit south  Financial Express Bangladesh3 weeks ago Thailand promises peace "within …  Yahoo! India3 weeks ago Peace within a year in Thai south  The Sun Daily3 weeks ago

Malaysia's dog-patting event faces flak from Islamic scholars

A novel “dog patting” campaign in Muslim-majority Malaysia, aimed at helping people overcome their fear of dogs, has triggered a controversy after Islamic scholars criticised it, prompting authorities to launch a probe. The event "I want to touch a dog" held here on Sunday to encourage people to pat dogs, considered unclean in Islam, was attended by some 800 people including women and children, and nearly half of them were Muslims. Islamic scholars said that while touching a dog is ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Islamic Scholars Slam Malaysia's Dog-Patting Event  Outlook1 month ago
Events At Stanford

Islam and Democracy: Malaysia in Comparative Perspective

Stanford In Government, Muslim Student Awareness Network, Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law TheCenter on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL), the Muslim Student Awareness Network (MSAN) and Stanford in ...
 Events At Stanford1 week ago Is democracy the enemy of the majority?  Malaysian Insider2 weeks ago

A right royal resolution

The return of the seized Bibles has proven that rational Malaysians are still the majority, and there is no place for extremists who call for the burning of Bibles, or any holy book for that matter. COMMON sense has finally prevailed with the ... week ago
IslamOnline NET

Malaysia Islamists Decry Cross-Dressing Ruling

CAIRO A Malaysian court decision to overturn a ban on cross-dressing for Muslim transgender has sparked criticism from several Muslim groups, stressing that the ruling poses threats to the Islamic identity in the Southeast Asian nation. The ...
 IslamOnline NET2 weeks ago Transgender court win will lead to gay marriage, former CJ claims  Malay Mail2 weeks ago Malaysian court upholds transgenders' right to cross-dress  Qatar Tribune2 weeks ago Landmark verdict: Malaysian court quashes cross-dressing ban in the country  Oneindia2 weeks ago

Malaysia: Headscarves for women in markets

All Muslim women employees in supermarkets, food outlets and other business centres in a Malaysian state have been ordered to wear headscarves or face a fine, triggering yet another controversy in this multi- ethnic Muslim majority country. Authorities in ...
 Asian Age3 weeks ago Malaysian state orders headscarves for women workers in market  Deccan Herald3 weeks ago
Japan Times

Malaysia's Sharia Law Costs non-Muslims their Kids

IPOH, Malaysia — It was the last round of a recurring argument: M. Indira Gandhi's husband wanted her to convert to Islam. A committed Hindu, she refused. He threatened divorce. Both started shouting. Neighbors came looking. Suddenly, he snatched ...
 Sudan Vision Daily1 week ago Malaysia's divided legal system costs non-Muslims their kids  Today Online2 weeks ago Malaysia's parents pay the price for Shariah law  Japan Times2 weeks ago M'sian custody battles fought in between two legal systems  Today Online2 weeks ago

Why the flurry of fatwas in Malaysia?

In the space of a month, Malaysian Muslims have been made aware that they are forbidden to touch dogs without urgent reason, celebrate Halloween and be associated to Sisters in Islam (SIS), a non-governmental organisation working to improve the ...
 Jakarta Post2 weeks ago Fatwas and reasoning  Malaysian Insider2 weeks ago
The Freepress Journal

Malaysia court allows transgenders to cross-dress

Kuala Lumpur, Nov 7 (PTI) In a landmark ruling, a Malaysian court today gave transgender Muslims right to cross-dress in their bid to overturn an Islamic law that prohibits men dressing as women in the conservative country. A panel of the Court of ...
 Press Trust of India2 weeks ago
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