Politik

Why Not Make Thaipusam A National Holiday Again Alongside Deepavali, CNY And Hari Raya?

Another year, another incident. You’ve probably seen it – that viral video taken at the Thaipusam procession, or at least heard of its existence: How a volunteer officer from the Hindu Endowment Board (HEB) allegedly disrupted a procession over the…
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What Lessons Can Be Learned From Singapore’s Religious Regulatory Framework?

The city-state has developed an interesting model, but one that cannot be lifted wholesale into other environments, writes HA Hellyer. In the last year, several cases of abuse perpetrated by Muslim religious figures have been widely discussed in Western Muslim…
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Not Welcomed, U.N. Investigator To Assess Human Rights Across Myanmar Barred Before Visit

GENEVA (Reuters) – The U.N. independent investigator into human rights in Myanmar called on Wednesday for stronger international pressure to be exerted on Myanmar’s military commanders after being barred from visiting the country for the rest of her tenure. Yanghee…
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5 Soalan Bersama Mufti Singapura Dr Mohamed Fatris Bakaram

Sebagai Mufti Negara apakah agaknya satu perkara yang mahu Dr Mohamed Fatris Bakaram ubah mengenai masyarakat Islam, khususnya yang di Singapura? Apakah pula cabaran yang perlu ditangani Dr Fatris sehingga sering tidak tidur malam lantaran beratnya isu-isu tersebut? Sudahlah berat…
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