Tag: Letters

Justice for Child Rape Victims

The Women’s Centre for Change, Penang is extremely disappointed with the judgment of the Penang High Court which overturned the conviction of a man for raping a 4 year old child in 2008. In particular, the way the child’s evidence was viewed by the Judge is of great concern. In his oral judgment, the Judge…

Poligami dalam hukum Islam

12 Februari 2007 Kini nampaknya terdapat banyak minat dalam masyarkat kita mengenai isu poligami dan hukum Islam, misalnya surat kepada Berita Harian bertarikh 31 Januari 2007 berjudul “Kenyataan Sisters in Islam Dpertikai”, serta kenyataan Mahasiwa Islam yang membuat tuduhan dalam surat mereka “Poligami: SIS Ingin Mengubah Hukum Allah”. Saya amat kesal bahawa terdapat orang Muslim…

Poligami dalam Hukum Islam

Surat kepada KOSMO/Berita Harian 9 Februari 2007 Kini nampaknya terdapat banyak minat dalam masyarkat kita mengenai soal poligami dan hukum Islam, misalnya surat kepada Berita Harian bertarikh 31 Januari 2007 misalnya “Kenyataan Sisters in Islam Dpertikai”, serta kenyataan Mahasiwa Islam yang membuat tuduhan “Poligami: SIS Ingin Mengubah Hukum Allah”. Saya amat kesal bahawa terdapat orang…

Amalan Tuduh-Menuduh Murtad

Surat kepada Berita Harian 27 Julai 2006 Merujuk kepada surat daripada Mohd Hishamuddin Mansor mengenai “Amalan bercanggah akidah juga murtad” BH Selasa 25 Julai 2006, saya berasa amat kesal bahawa terdapat orang Muslim zaman sekarang ini yang begitu mudah hendak menuduh orang Muslim lain sebagai murtad kerana kononnya dikatakan melakukan amalan yang bercanggah aqidah. Adakah…

Islamic Family Law Bill Fundamentally Unjust

Nik Noriani Nik Badlishah-Mkini Feb 24, 06 3:30pm In reference to the letter Family law – women’s groups ignorant, the Joint Action Group on Gender Equality (JAG) agrees with Aliyah Ahmad that the Islamic Family Law (IFL) debate is not yet over. What she and other critics of JAG’s efforts fail to acknowledge, however, is…

Let Down by Failure to Create Just Law for Muslim Women

The Sun, 23/2/2006 I AM deeply upset and saddened by the about-turn made by Datuk Shahrizat Abdul Jalil on her stand on the Islamic Family Law (IFL) issue. I had mistakenly believed that her ministry would champion women’s issues and in this case, help create a just syariah law to protect Muslim women like me.…

Shahrizat, What’s Your Game Plan Now?

Bregitta Wong Fui Lin Feb 22, 06 4:06pm By now, we all know what has happened. The entire nation knows. Maybe neighbouring countries as well. Our ever lovely Menteri Pembangunan Wanita, Keluarga dan Masyarakat, YB Dato Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil, has made the biggest U-turn ever in the history of Malaysian politics. I am of…

Explain IFL’s Polygamy Rule

Shahrizat Alina Rastam Malaysiakini Feb 22, 2006 I am less than impressed by Women, Family and Community Development Minister Shahrizat Abdul Jalil’s new position on the Islamic Family Law (IFL) issue. When the IFL bill was passed in December, the minister was vocal in condemning the way the bill was pushed through; and said that…

Second, Third, Fourth Wives – Speak Up!

Y Madjati Feb 21, 2006 I refer to the article Never trust the weather and politicians. I am shocked and disgusted with Shahrizat Abdul Jalil’s spinelessness. It is an insult to the intelligence of Malaysian women, and I wonder how she manages to sleep at night knowing that she has let her fellow women down…

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