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August 17, 2018 9:34 AM Islam is a political movement

Today, two million Muslims are converging on Mekah, Umno President Ahmad Zahid Hamidi being one of them. What many, Muslims included, do not realise is that the annual pilgrimage to the Kaaba is a pre-Islamic ritual. It is older than Islam and was in existence long before Muhammad was born. And the Kaaba was home to 360 different gods. Chief amongst 133

July 14, 2018 6:51 AM The Republic of Malaysia and the removal of Islam as Malaysia’s official religion

Using race and religion to sow societal discord and hatred has been proven a failed strategy in the last general election. If leaders of Umno and PAS still fail to realise this, then they truly deserve to be labelled as morons. Our country is now faced with many challenges ahead — to pay a gargantuan national debt of RM1 trillion, a rising interest rate, a looming 91

July 12, 2018 7:03 AM Umno group to march over DAP’s ‘Christianity plan’ (Updated)

PETALING JAYA: An Umno group will hold a march to the Parliament on Monday in protest of the "DAP making Christianity the official religion in Malaysia". The group, Pemantau Malaysia Baru (PMB) led by Umno supreme council member Datuk Lokman Noor Adam claimed that the DAP is controlling Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad in its attempt to allegedly 57

June 30, 2018 9:46 AM Japan Christian sites added to Unesco World Heritage list

MANAMA: A dozen Christian locations in parts of southern Japan where members of the faith were once brutally persecuted were selected for inclusion on the Unesco World Heritage list on Saturday. The 12 sites include Oura Cathedral, a Catholic church in Nagasaki that is dedicated to 26 Christians who were executed for their beliefs over four centuries 34

February 27, 2018 2:58 AM Federal Court defers to Shariah courts in Sarawak apostasy cases

Court of Appeal President Tan Sri Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin said the decision was unanimous. — Reuters picKUCHING, Feb 27 — The Federal Court ruled today that the Sarawak Shariah Court has jurisdiction over the bid by four Sarawakians — a Malay-Muslim and three Muslim converts — to embrace Christianity. Court of Appeal President Tan Sri Zulkefli Ahmad 24

December 8, 2017 10:23 AM PAS, Umno members protest against US move on Jerusalem

SEBERANG JAYA: Some 200 people comprising PAS and Umno members gathered outside Masjid Seberang Jaya after Friday prayers to protest against the United States' decision to recognise the city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. PAS Kepala Batas division chief Bukhori Ghazali who spokes on behalf of the group, said Muslims from other political parties in Penang 32

December 7, 2017 11:12 AM Pope wants better translation of phrase on temptation in 'Our Father' prayer

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis has said the Roman Catholic Church should adopt a better translation of the phrase "lead us not into temptation" in the "Our Father", the best known prayer in Christianity. "That is not a good translation," the pope said in a television interview on Wednesday (Dec 6) night. Francis said the Catholic Church in France had decided 25

November 2, 2017 11:09 AM Pastor Koh’s family refused to cooperate with me, IO tells inquiry

Investigating officer tells Suhakam inquiry pastor's wife screamed at him for asking questions on Koh's alleged proselytisation. KUALA LUMPUR: The investigating officer in missing Pastor Raymond Koh’s case told an inquiry on missing persons today that the pastor’s family members refused to cooperate with him in the investigations. ASP Supari Mohammad 40

October 20, 2017 11:07 PM Pastor’s Family Considered Fleeing Malaysia Before His Abduction

The family of a Christian pastor who was abducted eight months ago lived in such fear that they considered emigrating to Australia, but he decided to stay in Malaysia, his tearful wife told a fact-finding panel on Friday. Pastor Raymond Koh Keng Joo, 62, was snatched by a group of men in broad daylight on the morning of Feb. 13, when they forced his car to a stop as it exited 21

October 20, 2017 10:34 AM ‘Missing pastor was harassed by Special Branch for years’

Pastor's friend G Sri Ram says Raymond Koh had been threatened by calls, over the internet and even received a Bank Negara notice demanding details of his donors and expenditure. KUALA LUMPUR: The director of Harapan Komuniti, a charity that collaborated with missing pastor Raymond Koh, claimed today Koh had been harassed by the police Special Branch 83