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Malaysian Muslim Lawyers Association: Shariah Offenders Should Be Placed In Special Prisons

KUALA LUMPUR, March 18 ― Muslims convicted of Shariah offences should be placed in exclusive prisons instead of with inmates from the criminal system, said the Malaysian Association for Muslim Lawyers. Its president, Datuk Zainul Rijal Abu Bakar, argued that…
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Malaysia Seeking To Revise Judgment On Pedra Branca Citing New Facts, Singapore Forms Legal Team To Study Challenge

Malaysia, citing “new facts” discovered in recently declassified British documents, has filed a challenge to the 2008 decision by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) that ruled Pedra Branca to be Singaporean territory. Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in…
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Malaysia Court Upholds Jailing Of Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim

Anwar Ibrahim, the former leader of the Malaysian opposition, has lost a final appeal to have his prison sentence for sodomy overturned and will serve out the remaining 16 months of his sentence in jail. Significantly the ruling means Anwar…
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