Tag: Domestic Violence

Pindaan kepada Akta Keganasan Rumah Tangga dialu-alukan; sekarang tingkatkan penguatkuasaan

Kenyataan akhbar, 4 April 2017 Kami menyokong Rang Undang-Undang Keganasan Rumah Tangga (Pindaan) 2017 yang dibentangkan di Parlimen semalam. Memandang ke hadapan, kita perlu mengukuhkan penguatkuasaan dan mempertingkatkan lagi undang-undang. Pindaan-pindaan kepada Akta Keganasan Rumah Tangga 1994 (AKRT) ini adalah positif. RUU ini akan: 1. Mencegah jurang perlindungan. Perintah perlindungan interim (IPO) melindungi mangsa semasa…

Changes to domestic violence law good; now step-up enforcement

Press statement, 4 April 2017 We support the Domestic Violence (Amendment) Bill 2017, which was tabled in Parliament yesterday. Moving forward, we must ensure enforcement is effective and further improve the law. The amendments to the Domestic Violence Act 1994 (DVA) are positive. The amendments will: 1. Prevent gaps in protection. An interim protection order…

Selangor Mufti must be held accountable for statement condoning domestic violence

The Selangor Mufti Department’s objectives include providing “advisory and guidance to the Sultan, the State Government and the society”. Yet its leader is reportedly propagating misogynistic and unlawful views. Selangor Mufti Mohd Tamyes Abdul Wahid reported stated that a man is allowed to beat his wife and children under certain circumstances. This is not only…

Domestic violence a seizable offence, police must know the law

Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO) Press statement, 16 October 2014 We refer to the article published in The Star on 12 October 2014, entitled “Woman attacked by hubby while praying”, where Fadzilah Ismail was reportedly beaten up by her husband for three hours. The article reported that “Kangar OCPD Supt Abdul Rahman Mohd Noordin said they…

Keganasan rumah tangga kesalahan boleh tangkap, polis mesti tahu undang-undang

Pertubuhan Pertolongan Wanita (WAO) Kenyataan akhbar, 16 Oktober 2014 Kami merujuk kepada artikel yang diterbitkan dalam The Star pada 12 Oktober 2014 yang bertajuk “Wanita diserang suami sewaktu bersolat”, dimana Fadzilah Ismail dilaporkan dipukul oleh suaminya selama tiga jam. Artikel tersebut melaporkan bahawa “Ketua Polis Daerah Kangar Supt Abdul Rahman Mohd Noordin menyatakan bahawa pihak…

Butakah kita terhadap kematian akibat keganasan rumahtangga?

Surat Kepada Pengarang 11 Jun 2013 Tidak sampai sebulan berlakunya kematian ngeri di mana seorang isteri dipukul sehingga mati oleh bekas suaminya (mukanya dipijak serta tubuhnya di cucuh dengan puntung rokok), berlaku suatu lagi kematian di mana seorang isteri warga Filipina dipukul oleh suaminya dan dibiar mati di luar perkarangan rumahnya sendiri. Adakah negara kita…

No one deserves to be battered

Within the past two weeks, a woman in Alor Setar, Kedah was murdered and a woman in Kangar, Perlis was severely battered, reportedly by their jealous husbands. This is unacceptable. On 7 January 2013, Kosmo! reported that a 27-year-old woman in Kangar was hospitalised after her husband attacked her using a chair, a stone mortar,…

Tiada sesiapa patut didera

Berdasarkan laporan akhbar dua minggu yang lepas, seorang wanita di Alor Setar, Kedah dibunuh dan seorang wanita di Kangar, Perlis dibelasah teruk oleh suami mereka yang cemburu. Ini tidak boleh diterima. Pada 7 Januari 2013, Kosmo! melaporkan seorang isteri berumur 27 tahun di Kangar terpaksa dirawat di hospital akibat dibelasah teruk oleh suaminya menggunakan kerusi,…

The Domestic Violence Act and Conflict of Jurisdiction

In reference to the letter from Dr Rahmah Hashim, the Head of the Women’s Affairs Bureau of the Muslim Youth Movement of Malaysia (NST 11 May 1996), we would like to make the following statement: The current opposition to the Domestic Violence Act 1994 (DVA) seems to be centred over the question of a conflict…

Akta Keganasan Rumahtangga Dan Percanggahan Bidangkuasa

Merujuk kepada surat Dr. Rahmah Hashim, Ketua Biro Hal Ehwal Wanita, Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia (New Straits Times, 11 Mei 1996), kami ingin membuat keyataan berikut: Tentangan yang terdapat terhadap Akta Keganasan Rumahtangga 1994 (AKR) nampaknya berkisar di sekeliling persoalan percanggahan bidangkuasa di antara Mahkamah Syari’ah dan Mahkamah Sivil. Telah berkali-kali dinyatakan bahawa keganasan rumahtangga…

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