A chunk of meat was found at the entrance of the Cherok Tok Kun Atas Mosque in Machang Bubok this morning. All right-thinking people condemn such despicable acts on places of worship. The slab of meat has been sent...
Bridge-builder Abdul Rahman Kasim, the Tasik Gelugor Pas information chief, shares with us his predictions for the upcoming party polls on Friday evening (with results expected on Saturday evening). First off, Abdul Rahman predicts that Mohamad Sabu will be retained...
In the midst of this craziness, Dr Rafick provides a reassuring voice of sanity here. Mustafa K Anuar has released a press statement on behalf of Aliran here while Haris Ibrahim has his take here. And Shah Alam MP Khalid...
The Kelantan state assembly should shelve the special state assembly sitting on 29 December to table and pass amendments to the Kelantan Shariah Criminal Code Enactment in view of the calamitous flood disaster in the East Coast. https://twitter.com/mfannuar/status/547984920451088384/ https://twitter.com/Dzulkar_naemm/status/548131030012411904/ It should instead...
Christians and Muslims met up again in equal numbers, this time at a hotel in Alor Setar, to cement ties of friendship and solidarity, notwithstanding the controversial verdict of the Federal Court which denied the Catholic Church an avenue...

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A haunting melody by songwriter Amirah Ali, who won the Best Pop Category for "Tell Me"  in the 2008 Signature Songwriting Competition. http://www.youtube.com/v/fFvmkatBBhU&hl=en_GB&fs=1&rel=0 Thanks for the lead, Sivin. While listening to the song, check out the report "Four reasons for controversial...
Utusan Malaysia is at it again. Faced with declining circulation and a buoyant opposition coalition after Sarawak, the Umno-owned paper resorts to stirring the pot and trying to create ill-will among Malaysians. This strikes me as a paper...
Some 30 personnel from the Selangor Islamic Religious Department (Jais) raided a solat (prayer) centre in Jalan Batu Caves used by a group calling itself the Jamaat Ahmadiyya Muslim Malaysia. The raid took place just after the group had...
http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=5161289&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1 Muslims and Christians in conversation - Photo by Ben Ong, courtesy of Rev Sivin Kit's blog A unique event was held on 12 June, bringing together speakers living as minorities in plural societies, in this case Muslims in a Western...
Lutheran pastor Sivin Kit is interviewed about the recent Allah controversy, the attacks on religious sites and what ordinary people are doing to improve inter-religious relations. http://popteevee.popfolio.net/popteeveescreen.swf?episode=1031

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