Tag: Incest

Kenyataan Akhbar Mengenai Sumbang Mahram

9 APRIL 2002 Sisters in Islam kesal diatas kenyataan yang dikeluarkan oleh Menteri Besar Perlis, Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim bahawa ‘Sumbang Mahram Dapat Dibendung Jika Urusan Poligami Dipermudah’ (Utusan Malaysia, 9 April 2002). Tanggapan masyarakat bahawa lelaki tidak dapat mengawal nafsu adalah satu penghinaan ke atas lelaki yang kebanyakannya tidak berpoligami dan amat menghormati wanita.…

Press Statement on Incest

8 April 2002 Sisters in Islam welcomes the statement by the Deputy Prime Minister that cases involving incest are even more serious than other cases of rape and that the punishment for the crime of incest should reflect the gravity of the crime. Given the gravity of the crime and society’s abhorrence for it, we…

Incest

11 April 2001 Sisters in Islam welcomes the proposal by the Court of Appeal Judge Datuk Shaik Daud Ismail that there should be a special provision in the Penal Code for the crime of incest. Given the gravity of the crime and society’s abhorrence for it, we believe the minimum penalty for incest should be…

Sumbang Mahram

11 April 2001 Sisters in Islam (SIS) menyambut baik cadangan daripada Hakim Mahkamah Rayuan, Datuk Shaik Daud Ismail supaya digubalkan peruntukan khas dalam Kanun Keseksaan berhubung jenayah sumbang muhrim. Menyedari hakikat jenayah ini semakin kerap berlaku dan mendapat kutukan hebat daripada masyarakat, semua percaya bahawa hukuman minimum bagi sumbang muhrim perlu ditambah agar melebihi lima…

Rape and Incest as Penal Code Offences Press Statement

30 November 2000 The Penal Code should be applied to both Muslims and non-Muslims for the crimes of rape and incest. The categorisation of rape as zina (adultery or fornication) and the strict evidentiary rules for the proof of such a crime in syariah law have led to victims of rape being charged for zina…

Rape, Zina and Incest

Press Statement 6 April 2000 Sisters in Islam shares the concern expressed by the Deputy Prime Minister that the absence of a definition on rape in syariah law has led to victims of rape being charged for zina (illicit sex). In Pakistan, it is reported that three out of four women in prison under its…

Press Briefing Notes The Kelantan Incest Case 21 March 2000

Sisters in Islam views with concern the prosecution for incest of a 17-year-old girl, by the Kelantan Syariah Court. There is an assumption here that the daughter, considered a minor under civil law, is a willing partner in committing the crime of incest. The daughter initially pleaded not guilty and had defended herself. However, the…

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