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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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Australian Senator Pauline Hanson Wears Burqa To Parliament In Bid To Ban Them

Australian far-right senator Pauline Hanson wore a burqa to parliament on Thursday (Aug 17) as part of her campaign to ban the all-enveloping garment worn by some Muslim women, drawing a quick rebuke from the government and Muslims. Hanson sat…
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Malaysia Sparks Anger After Banning Book Published In Singapore About Moderate Islam

Activists and authors in Muslim-majority Malaysia reacted with outrage Tuesday (Aug 2) after authorities banned a book aimed at promoting moderate Islam, as concerns mount about growing conservatism. The book, Breaking The Silence: Voices Of Moderation — Islam In A…
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Women’s Wing Of Malaysia’s Parti Amanah Negara Calls For Airwave Ban On Despacito

The women’s wing of Malaysia’s Islamist party Parti Amanah Negara has called on radio stations in the country to stop playing Despacito, the Spanish hit song, because of its supposedly sexually explicit lyrics. Despacito is a single by Puerto Rican…
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