Follow @TheCircumvent Free Malaysia Today, August 18, 2017. The immigration department is seeking heavier penalties against people who employ illegal migrants, including enforcing the whipping provision already in the law. The proposal will be discussed at a tripartite meeting among… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent Channel NewsAsia, August 11, 2017. Some Malay atheists in Malaysia are worried and fearful – in recent days there was a call by a minister “to track them down” while a Muslim cleric issued a reminder that the… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent Free Malaysia Today, August 10, 2017. A policy of segregating drinking cups in a primary school in Selangor has threatened to spark yet another controversy involving the treatment of non-Muslim students in government schools. FMT’s visit to Sekolah… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent The Express Tribune, August 10, 2017. A Malaysian man was charged on Thursday with more than 600 counts of raping and sodomising his teenaged daughter, prompting calls for greater protection for women and girls. The case comes as… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent A bit of levity: Public buses were also stopped for checks and in one instance, a Nigerian man ran so fast to escape that bystanders commented that he was faster than Usain Bolt. Police personnel managed to catch… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent Benar News, July 13, 2017. Oh, sure. I suppose this is just like in United Arab Emirates, in March of this year, when a non-Muslim South African man and his non-Muslim Ukranian fiancee were detained for having unlawful… Continue Reading
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Follow @TheCircumvent Reuters, July 6, 2017. Update to this story: Muslim leader urges Indonesians to boycott Starbucks over LGBT stand
Follow @TheCircumvent (Malay Mail Online, July 5) The Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) has criticized a Malay woman over a video of her and her pet dog “Bubu,” calling her actions an affront to Islam. Malaysiakini, July 5, 2017. Thanks to The… Continue Reading
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Follow @TheCircumvent Reuters, June 4, 2017. Southeast Asian nations plan to use spy planes and drones to stem the movement of militants across their porous borders, defense officials said at the weekend, as concerns rise over the growing clout of… Continue Reading
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