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Malaysia’s Sisters of Islam tells party not to play Valentine’s Day moral police


February 10th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Feb.10 (ANI): The Sisters in Islam (SIS) has hit out at PAS Youth over its controversial plans to "check" sinful activities and play the moral police on Valentine's Day.The ... Read more...

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Muslim men in polygamous unions ‘happier than their wives’


August 25th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, August 25 (ANI): A quantitative survey has shown that Muslim men in polygamous unions are happier than their wives.The survey showed that 97 pc of the men felt they were ... Read more...

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Malay Women’s body says Islamic raids contravene Quranic injunctions


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya, May 2 (ANI) : Sisters in Islam (SIS), a Malaysian women's rights organization has criticized the country's religious police for conducting khalwat raids.The crticism of the religious police follows the ... Read more...

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Malaysia to host international conference on caning of women


February 23rd, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 23(ANI): An international conference on comparative studies by Muslim nations on whether it is the norm for Muslim women to be caned for an offence under the Shariah law ... Read more...

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Shariah caning sentence for three Malay women whips up global reaction


February 21st, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 21(ANI): The caning of three Malaysian women, who were found guilty of committing illicit sex in violation of Shariah law, has caught immediate international reaction and interest, with a ... Read more...

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Shariah caning sentence for women must be fair and just: Malaysian Minister


February 19th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 19(ANI): Malaysian Women, Family and Community Development Minister Shahrizat Abdul Jalil has said that every punishment meted out to Muslim women must be fair and just.The comment came after ... Read more...

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Women’s groups protest caning of women in Malaysia


February 18th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 18 (IANS) The recent caning Thursday of three Muslim women in Malaysia on charge of engaging in illicit sex drew angry protests from women's groups, who complained of violation ... Read more...

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Women Islamic body’s plea for stay of whipping of Malaysian model rejected


October 5th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Oct.5 (ANI): An assistant registrar of the Kuantan Syariah High Court here has turned down a Sisters in Islam (SIS) application for the revision of the Kartika Sari Dewi ... Read more...

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Muslim NGOs for punishing those questioning Malaysian model’s caning


October 3rd, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kuantan (Malaysia), Oct.3 (ANI): Fourteen Muslim non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Malaysia's Kuantan state have urged the authorities to act against people who are questioning the caning sentence of part-time model Kartika Sari ... Read more...

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Caning part-time model undermines moderate identity of Malaysia, says Islamic women’s body


October 1st, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Oct.1 (ANI): The Sisters in Islam (SIS) has said the decision to whip part-time model Kartika Sari Dewi Shukarno for drinking beer undermines the Malaysian Government's efforts in portraying ... Read more...

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NGO seeks stay on Malaysian model’s caning (Lead)


September 20th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 20 (IANS) An NGO has sought a stay on the caning of a part-time Malaysian model convicted for drinking in public. Sisters in Islam (SIS) Friday filed for a ... Read more...

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NGO seeks stay on Malaysian model’s whipping


September 20th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 20 (IANS) An NGO has sought a stay on the caning of a part-time Malaysian model convicted for drinking in public. Sisters in Islam (SIS) Friday filed for a ... Read more...

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Female Islamic group seeks stay of Malaysian model’s whipping sentence


September 19th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Sep.19 (ANI): A non-governmental group -- Sisters in Islam (SIS) -- has filed a petition before the Syariah High Court in Kuantan seeking a stay of the execution of ... Read more...

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‘Whip-for-drinking-beer’ model’s father hopes she will be spared the cane


August 31st, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 31 (ANI): The father of Kartika Sari Dewi Shukarno, the former model booked for drinking beer in Malaysia, hopes that his daughter will be spared the cane if her ... Read more...

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Malaysian model’s dad hopes she won’t be caned


August 31st, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 31 (IANS) The father of the Malaysian model, who could be the first woman to be caned for drinking in public, is hoping that she would be spared the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

No consensus among Malay states on fatwa banning yoga for Muslims


November 25th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 25 (ANI): There seems to be no consensus on the yoga ban for Muslims pronounced by the National Fatwa Council in Malaysia, as different states in the country ... Read more...

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Malaysian womens groups campaign for safe sex


June 3rd, 2008 - 10:33 am ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jun 03 (ANI): A number of womens groups in Malaysia have come forward in support of the Health Ministry for promoting the use of condoms to combat HIV, saying ... Read more...

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Malaysian girls’ uniform encourages rape comment sparks debate


May 23rd, 2008 - 4:57 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 23 (IANS) A Malaysian student body's statement that the uniform worn by girls in government-run schools encourages "rape and pre-marital sex" has triggered a nationwide debate on social mores. ... Read more...

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