All posts tagged: Selangor

The Shariah Court Releases a Member of Hizb ut Tahrir from the Charge of Insulting the Fatwa

After more than five years of trial in the Lower Shariah Court, Shah Alam, a member of Hizb ut Tahrir, Azmi Rahman bin Mat Zuini, 55, has been released on 11/10/2023. Azmi was charged under Section 12 (c) of the Shariah Criminal Offences (Selangor) Enactment 1995 for the offence of insulting the Mufti’s order by […]

After Refusing to Verify (Tabayyun) and Discuss Intellectually, They Now Try to Halt the Da’wah of Hizb ut Tahrir by Detention and Intimidation!

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 […]

Selangor State Shariah Law Criminalising Gay Sex is Unconstitutional!

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 […]