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Sin And Crime: Where Do We Draw The Line?

When carrying out God’s will turns into human manipulation. Recently in Malaysia, six men were fined and jailed for not attending Friday prayers in Terengganu. It was the first known case in Malaysia. Terengganu is the same state that refused to ban child marriage. Rights group Lawyers For Liberty spoke up against this matter. However, the Malaysian Islamist group […]

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The Weight of Child Pornography

You can read this article on Malay Mail. TRIGGER WARNING: This post about might be disturbing to some. I urge you to prepare yourself emotionally beforehand. I apologise for some graphic explanations, however I believe that child pornography is an issue we need to tackle head-on. It is the least that we can do for […]

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Malaysia For Malays

You can read this article on Malay Mail. If you clicked on this blog post, it is most probably because you’re curious about it or you have heard this rhetoric floating around. This mentality is not anything new. Just a few days ago, Perlis Mufti Datuk Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin mentioned that when it comes […]

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Tyranny of the Malay Muslim majority

In John Stuart Mill’s “On Liberty”, he pens his thoughts on individual rights and mob rule. He states that there are 3 types of tyrannies; First being the tyranny of one over the few/many (dictatorships, oligarchies etc.); Second being the tyranny of many over the one/few (e.g. democracies); And third, which he argues is the […]

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Teaching abstinence is not enough

What is promoting zina? “You should have sex before marriage! Nay, you MUST have sex before marriage! Let’s start a campaign asking everyone to have sex before they marry!” What is NOT promoting zina? “We cannot dictate people’s choices to have sex before/after marriage, but they should learn safe sex to avoid STDs, unwanted pregnancies, […]

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