Archive for May, 2011

Our Secular Federal Constitution, With its Islamic Aspects

May 13, 2011

Our Secular Federal Constitution, With its Islamic Aspects 
Center for Policy Studies LINK

Written by Pak Sako Friday, 13 May 2011

I respond to Professor Abdul Aziz Bari’s view regarding Islam and the Federal Constitution.

He gives his opinions on why the Federal Constitution and the Federation of Malaysia are not secular. I comment on his opinions.

I show why our Constitution and the Federation is secular, even whilst it acknowledges and appreciates the social and historic context of Islam in modern Malaysia. (more…)

Pembela: Christianity Biggest ‘Threat’ to Islam

May 8, 2011

Pembela: Christianity biggest ‘threat’ to Islam LINK
Regina Lee
Malaysiakini 7 May 2011

The NGO Muslim Organisation in Defence of Islam (Pembela) has blamed Christianity as one of the biggest contributing factor to their alleged decline of Islam in Malaysia. (more…)

Utusan Shameless ‘Report’ on Christians Slammed

May 7, 2011

Archbishop Slams ‘Irresponsible, Baseless, Provocative’ Reporting

Malaysiakini 8 May 2011 LINK

Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur, Murphy Nicholas Pakiam, has slammed reports alleging a conspiracy to turn the country into a Christian state.

Describing the reports as “irresponsible, baseless and provocative”, Pakiam demanded that the authorities take action against what it said were quarters that seek to threaten the harmonious, multi-cultural and multi-religious make-up of the country. (more…)

Response to Muslim Accusation that Christians Conspire to Supplant Islam as Official Religion

May 7, 2011

The Malaysia Insider reported that some Muslim bloggers have published wild and groundless accusations that Christians in Malaysia conspire to supplant Islam as the official religion of the country:

Christian leaders condemn claims trying to usurp Islam LINK (more…)