All posts filed under: Asia

Is a Refugee Seeking Sanctuary the Criminal OR the Nationalistic Regimes Who Abandon and Persecute the Oppressed Muslims?

On the 7th September, nearly 300 Rohingya refugees came ashore in Indonesia after being at sea for almost 6 months. The group included 181 women and 14 children and were rescued by local Muslims on Sumatra’s northern coast. The refugees set sail from southern Bangladesh bound for Malaysia, hoping to receive sanctuary in the Muslim-majority […]

Who Will Stand Up to the Religious Genocide of Muslims in East Turkestan?

On the 27th August, ‘Buzzfeed News’ published the findings from its investigation based on thousands of satellite images of the region of ‘Xinjiang’ which revealed a “vast and growing infrastructure for long-term detention and incarceration” of Uyghur, Kazakh and other Muslims by the tyrannical Chinese regime. It described how “China has secretly built scores of […]

Antara dua darjat (Between two ranks)

For the past few days, netizens have mounted fierce attacks on the Ministry of Health (MOH) Facebook page concerning what is perceived to be an unfair compound slapped on the Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister, Dato Dr. Khairuddin Aman Razali. Khairuddin who hails from the Malaysia Islamic Party (PAS) had violated the 14-day quarantine law […]

Al Jazeera, Lockdown, Racism and Unity of the Ummah

On the 3rd of July, Al Jazeera aired the 101 East documentary strand entitled ‘Locked Up in Malaysia’s Lockdown’. The documentary investigated the plight of thousands of undocumented migrant workers arrested during raids in areas under tight lockdowns. The angle depicted in the documentary have enraged many Malaysians and the government reciprocated by lambasting Al Jazeera’s ‘inaccurate, misleading […]

Uighurs: China’s Cultural Genocide

Rights campaigners are calling for a United Nations investigation into China’s treatment of the country’s Uighur Muslims, following reports of forced sterilisations of women. Beijing has also been accused of overseeing oppressive surveillance, brutal internment camps and physical and psychological torture of ethnic Uighurs, but has denied any wrongdoing. (Source: The Week)

What Direction will Afghanistan’s Geopolitical Fortune and Resources Take?!

The US House Committee on Armed Services has marked up an Act to restrict Donald Trump’s planned withdrawal of 4,000 US troops from Afghanistan by the end of the presidential elections. Liz Cheney, a member of the House Republican leadership, said that the US troop’s withdrawal from Afghanistan must not undermine the fight against ‘terrorism’ […]

The Demographic Genocide of the Uyghur Muslims Intensifies under a Capitalist System which has Facilitated Oppression to Flourish

According to a new report issued by the Associated Press (AP) on Monday 29th June, the Chinese government’s aggressive policy of forced birth control imposed on the Uyghur Muslims of East Turkestan to slash the size of their population, is even more widespread, intensive and systematic than previously known.

Fauziya Bayramova was Summoned to the Prosecutor’s Office for Accusing Russia of Colonialism

The famous Tatar writer, the leader of the Tatar national movement, Fauziya Bayramova, was summoned to the prosecutor’s office. She announced this on her Facebook page. Fauziya Bayramova writes that the consequences of her criticism of Minnikhanov, which she uttered last year at the Memorial Day, which is held annually on October 15, which recalls […]

‘Exclusive Right’ to Perform a Fardh A’in?: The Case of Friday Prayers in Malaysia

Recently, the Religious Affairs Ministry and the Religious Authorities of each state in Malaysia made announcements with regard to the performance of Friday prayers. Unfortunately, the decisions made have further increased confusion on the status of Friday prayers in this Muslim majority country. Some states allow for Friday prayers with a maximum of 12 people, […]

The Loss of Islamic Maritime Vision Makes Muslim Countries Only be Spectators of the South China Sea Conflict

In recent months amid the coronavirus outbreak, China’s naval forces are reported to have carried out intense maneuvers in the South China Sea, the scene for several overlapping and disputed territorial claims. The Haiyang Dizhi 8, a Chinese government research ship, conducted a survey near the Malaysia’s Petronas-operated West Capella, creating tension with the Malaysian […]

The Chaos of Democracy in Malaysia

The past week has been chaotic for Malaysian politics. Since the inception of the country, this is the first time a government that is barely 2 years old has been dissolved. The surprise resignation of Dr Mahathir has thrown the country into turmoil and uncertainty. Although Mahathir had been reinstated as the interim Prime Minister […]

The US-China Trade War: It is all About Technological Supremacy

“In July 2018, US President Donald Trump followed through on months of threats to impose sweeping tariffs on China for its alleged unfair trade practices. Over the 18 months that have followed since, the two countries have been embroiled in countless back-and-forth negotiations, a tit-for-tat tariff war, introduced foreign technology restrictions, fought several WTO cases, […]

Q&A: The US-China Trade Deal

Question: The United States President said: “The Phase One Trade Deal with China could be signed” shortly thereafter” January 15, the date that he announced last month to be the date of signing. Trump added: I would like to complete phase 2 deal with China after the presidential elections in the context of efforts to […]

My Rant over the Chinese Regime’s Annihilation of the Muslim Uighur Population

More and more harrowing accounts of the torture tactics of Chinese officials over the Muslim Uighur population have surfaced via social media. Chinese men trespassing the homes of the Muslim Uighur and forcing themselves upon the Muslim women while they fear backlash for their Muslim husbands in the detainment camps. Uighur movement monitored and forced […]