The 2021 Malacca state election was held on the 20th of November 2021. This election was called prematurely due to a ‘political crisis’ which came about when four assembly members casted a no confidence vote against the incumbent Chief Minster, Sulaiman Md Ali and withdrew their support for him. The election was a contest between […]
The Negeri Sembilan Islamic Religious Affairs Department (JHEAINS) arrested the wife and family members of a Shabab (youth) of Hizb ut Tahrir / Malaysia (HTM) in Seremban, at about 11.00 pm last Tuesday. Prior to the arrest, their house was searched by a team of JHEAINS enforcement officers in a joint operation with the Royal […]
The discovery of the Panama Papers shocked the world about five years ago. Today, the world is again shaken by the Pandora Papers investigation which involved 600 journalists from 150 media organizations in 117 countries. The investigation was based on 11.9 million leaked confidential documents involving 2.9 terabytes of data, from 14 financial services companies […]
When a video of a VIP being allowed to enter the Putrajaya Mosque for Friday prayers by cutting the line of people who came earlier, the average netizen condemned this incident, forcing the management of the mosque to explain the incident. When Covid-19 was declared a pandemic, the Malaysian government started to implement various standard […]
The condition of the Muslims in various countries including Palestine, Uyghur, Rohingya, Syria, Yemen, India and Kashmir and others are experiencing oppression, murder, genocide, rape-abuse of honor and poverty. International Muslim Lawyers Conference (IM-LC) in order to find and provide legal solutions. Legal protection for them must continue to be pursued until it is achieved.
On 21st of August, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Bin Yaakob was sworn in as the ninth Prime Minister of Malaysia. Ismail Sabri, who is also the Vice President of UMNO, succeeded the throne following the resignation of Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yasin who had lost the majority after an unstable 17 month-rule. It is known that […]
In the past month, the 8th Prime Minister (PM) of Malaysia, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin faced increasing pressure to step down after politicians from the United Malays National Organisation or UMNO — the largest party in the ruling coalition (Pakatan Nasional) — withdrew their support. The PM later acknowledged that he did not have a […]
Malaysia’s embattled Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on Wednesday insisted he still had the support necessary to lead the country after members of his key coalition ally said they would no longer back him following a rare rebuke from the king, amid continuing political tension in the midst of a surging coronavirus pandemic.
Lately, #KerajaanGagal hashtag has become a trend amongst Malaysian social media goers. #KerajaanGagal can be translated as #FailedGovernment. This trend moves in tandem with the ever increasing cases of Covid-19 in Malaysia.
After Afghanistan failure, Biden Seeks to Strengthen US in Iraq This week, US President Joe Biden received Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi in Washington. The media is highlighting Biden’s announcement of the end of the US combat mission in Iraq and its conversion to a training and support mission at the end of the year. […]
It is 26th June 2021 today and Malaysia has been under total lockdown (Movement Control Order 3.0) for nearly a month now. The lockdown involves a general prohibition of mass movements and gatherings across the country. Mosques are closed. All education institutions are closed. Non-essential businesses are closed. COVID-19 has certainly taken a serious toll […]
As Reuters reported on 17th June, the zionist entity is willing to work towards establishing ties with Southeast Asia’s Muslim majority nations, its ambassador to Singapore said on Thursday, despite their condemnation in May of air strikes on Gaza. Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei had urged the United Nations to step in and stop “the atrocities […]
On the 4th of June, a boat containing 81 Rohingya refugees, including 49 women and 11 children washed up on the shores of Idaman Island, off the coast of the Aceh Province of Indonesia, after drifting for more than 100 days at sea. Nine died aboard the boat during its hazardous journey. These desperate Rohingya […]
On May 10th, clashes broke out at the Al-Aqsa after the police force of the occupying Zionists attempted to evacuate the compound in order to allow access to the Jews to celebrate the Jerusalem Day flag march through the Old City. The Zionists, without shame, stormed and desecrated the holy site causing injury to more […]
As the situation in Palestine worsens following aggressions by ‘Israel’, the Muslim leaders in Southeast Asia i.e. Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei have issued a joint statement to condemn the violence. The statement reads: “We condemn in the strongest term the repeated blatant violations and aggressions, carried out by the Israelis, targeting civilians throughout the Occupied […]
At this moment, the COVID-19 pandemic is not showing signs of reducing. In fact, health services in many countries of the world are again showing extreme stress. In India for example, the past few days has the country facing its worst surge in COVID-19 cases. The sudden spike in cases has brought India’s healthcare system […]
As reported by Tempo, the Indonesian consul in Tawau Malaysia on Monday, April 12, 2021, released a total of 242 alumni of Community Learning Center (CLC) and Kota Kinabalu Indonesian School (SIKK) alumni who will continue their education in Indonesia. This repatriation program is an annual collaboration between the Ministry of Education and Culture of […]
The spokesperson of Hizb ut Tahrir / Malaysia (HTM) was arrested by a group of enforcement officers from the Selangor Islamic Religious Department (JAIS) on Tuesday 30/03/2021, right after leaving the Hulu Langat Shariah Lower Court. The arrest was made after Johor Bahru Shariah Lower Court had issued a warrant of arrest, forcing his attendance […]
A legal action initiated by a Jill Ireland, a Christian woman of Melanau descent in 2008 came to an end today when the Malaysian High Court ruled that Christians in the country are allowed to use the word “Allah” and three other words of Arabic origin in their religious publication for educational purpose. The Court […]
On Thursday 25th February, a man won Malaysia’s first legal challenge against the Selangor State Syariah law which bans gay sex. The victory was hailed as “monumental progress” in combating persecution of the LGBT community. The man was charged in the state of Selangor Syariah court in 2019 for attempting to have ‘intercourse against the […]
[الْيَوْمَ أَكْمَلْتُ لَكُمْ دِينَكُمْ وَأَتْمَمْتُ عَلَيْكُمْ نِعْمَتِي وَرَضِيتُ لَكُمُ الْإِسْلَامَ دِينًا] “This day I have perfected for you, your religion and completed my favor upon you and have approved for you Islam as religion” [Surah Al-Ma’idah: 3]
On the 14th of January, the Emergency Ordinance 2021 was gazetted. It was proclaimed by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah to safeguard the country from the economic threat posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. The gazettement is dated January 14th but takes retrospective effect from January 11th, 2021. Subsequently, the Prime […]
Malaysia celebrated its 62nd Independence Day last Saturday. The ceremony which involved marching and procession was held in Putrajaya with full sense of jubilance. The theme chosen for this year’s celebration was ‘Sayangi Malaysiaku – Malaysia Bersih’ (Love My Malaysia – Clean Malaysia) which emphasized on the importance of unity and the love of country […]
The issue of Dr. Zakir Naik (DZN) has caused tremendous upheaval in Malaysia, where all highest national and political leaders, Muslim and non-Muslim alike, the police, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), Muftis, intellectuals, liberalists and the people in general, are all involved in debating over this well-known preacher. The issue emanates from a speech by DZN in […]
Sabah is the second state in Malaysia that has issued a fatwa against Hizb ut Tahrir after Selangor. The fatwa has been gazzetted on 07/09/2017 which was embarrassingly just a ‘copy and paste’ of the Selangor fatwa without any change of even the comas and the dots. The fatwa, which is full of defamation, fabrication, […]
The Sabah State Legislative Assembly on 06/08/2019 passed a Bill to amend the Shariah Criminal Offenses Enactment 1995 by adding the definitions of Islam and Ahli Sunnah Wal Jamaah, besides making whipping as one of the penalties for the teaching of any doctrine or the performance of any ceremony or act relating to Islam that […]
Kuala Lumpur – Hizb ut Tahrir / Malaysia (HTM) has hosted an open forum entitled “Islamic Life Solutions”, located at the Khilafah Center, Kuala Lumpur. The forum explores the role and position of Islam as a mabda ‘(ideology) revealed as the solution to human life. The ceremony was opened with welcoming remarks and recitation of […]
On 28/07/2019, for the first time the Selangor Islamic Religious Department (JAIS) has begun “playing rough” by arresting two sisters of Hizb ut Tahrir in a raid at a café in PKNS Complex Shah Alam. Previously, they targeted only men with a total of seven members of Hizb ut Tahrir being arrested so far. Also […]
After 70 days of ruling Malaysia, the Pakatan Harapan government is still in the race to fulfill its promises to the people of Malaysia. On one hand, various policies of the new government have caused uproars of varying degrees; and on the hand, the promised media freedom and freedom of expression have manifestly opened up […]
“We, as the Uyghurs living abroad are pleading to you with the following, if you have decided to hand back the 11 Uyghurs in your custody, instead of handing them back to the Chinese government, it would be better, for the following reasons, if you just killed them yourselves.