Banning of Headscarves by Hotels is Far From Over

OFFICIAL STATEMENT BANNING OF HEADSCARVES BY HOTELS IS FAR FROM OVER Tourism and Culture Minister (MOTAC) Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz said on 22nd of November 2017 that Muslims who work as frontline hotel staff have the right to wear headscarves. He further lambasted the Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) for the “irresponsible” and “anti-Islam” statement […]

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Larangan bertudung masih jauh dari penyelesaian.

KENYATAAN RASMI LARANGAN BERTUDUNG MASIH JAUH DARI PENYELESAIAN Menteri Pelancongan dan Kebudayaan (MOTA) Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz berkata pada 22 November 2017 bahawa orang Islam yang bekerja sebagai kakitangan hotel berhak memakai tudung. Beliau menyalahkan Persatuan Hotel Malaysia (MAH) atas kenyataan “tidak bertanggungjawab” dan “anti-Islam” mengenai larangan tudung dan menolak tuntutan mereka bahawa amalan itu […]

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Human Rights Shaped By Cultural Contexts

MEDIA STATEMENT ON HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: Human Rights Shaped By Cultural Contexts 10 DECEMBER 2017 1. The Centre for Human Rights Research & Advocacy (CENTHRA), one of the many civil society organisations (CSOs) forming part and parcel of the Malaysian Alliance of Civil Society Organisations in the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Process (MACSA), was formed […]

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Perteguh hak asasi manusia di Malaysia

Oleh Azril Mohd Amin dan Profesor Madya Dr Rafidah Hanim Mokhtar 10 Disember adalah Hari Hak Asasi Manusia, bersempena tanggal 10 Disember 1948 apabila Pertubuhan Bangsa-Bangsa Bersatu (PBB) menerima pakai dan mengisytihar Deklarasi Sejagat Hak Asasi Manusia (UD-HR), deklarasi pertama menyentuh hak asas seorang manusia. Cuma, dalam menentukan hak asasi manusia, adakalanya UDHR gagal mengambil […]

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Sekolah wajib solat berjemaah bina jati diri, hindar pengaruh negatif

PETALING JAYA: Dasar mewajibkan sembahyang berjemaah di sekolah bagi pelajar Islam di sekolah kebangsaan mampu membina jati diri dan menghindar pengaruh negatif seperti dadah, hubungan bebas tanpa batas dan lepak, kata NGO Islam. Perikatan Wanita Antarabangsa untuk Institusi Keluarga dan Pendidikan Berkualiti (Wafiq) percaya inisiatif ibadah berkumpulan dapat melahirkan sifat kepimpinan dalam kalangan pelajar Islam, […]

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Advocating Atheism Is Against The Constitution

MEDIA STATEMENT: Advocating Atheism Is Against The Constitution 30 NOVEMBER 2017 The right to freedom of expression, as protected under Article 10 of the Federal Constitution, is accompanied by both the implicit and legal responsibility to exercise that right responsibly and in ways that do not disrupt the peace and harmony of our Malaysian society. […]

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