Perkasa supporters tried to stop Anwar from giving what they felt was a political talk at a mosque in Seberang Pumpong in Alor Setar last night. http://youtu.be/N8rcHAOHuEY http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXAjayDcLPQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgrdYHuDNBg Anwar is on a four-day whistle-stop tour of the northern region. On Saturday,...
Visiting scholar Tariq Ramadan made heads turn with his elucidation of Islamic principles, and his call for justice, non-discrimination and ethics in public life. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hm4c5k_yPZw?rel=0&w=470&h=264]
Tariq Ramadan said that Islam and democracy are not incompatible, but we should be careful about economic and cultural colonisation. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIdxynPW1e8?rel=0&w=470&h=264] Democracy without socio-economic justice and cultural independence was no democracy, he said. He warned that while people may elect...
Update (20 June): Check out the response from the Borders' management here. 19 June: The store manager of the Mid-Valley Borders bookstore has reportedly been charged with distributing Irshad Manji's book, ‘Allah, Liberty and Love’, which has been banned...
A couple of Pas central working committee members have clarified what the party means by its 'negara kebajikan' goal. Party ideologues don't fancy the literal translation of 'negara kebajikan' often used in the media i.e. 'welfare state', which they...