Bye-bye 2010: If we could pick just one this year…

Pix from Guardian: Affluent young Palestinians at Faisal riding club, Gaza City. By Hartal MSM ‘Buddhism is King Kong religion, says convert ustaz‘ was our most widely read posting with 8,126 page views and drawing 70 reader comments. While the YouTube clip featured was not current, it was nevertheless timely and relevant in the context of … Continue reading

Hypocrisy First (3): Deepavali greetings, convert-to-Islam subtext

Can’t Finas wish a direct and simple Happy Deepavali without introducing the everybody-converting-to-Islam theme? This ‘mualaf’ agenda is really pervasive in Malaysian media. It can be subtle or in-your-face. But it’s always Melayu First, Muslim First even when it comes to the holiest or the biggest festival days in the calendar of the other races in … Continue reading

100% of non-Muslim youths have had premarital sex, Utusan readers told

“… Dr M wrote ‘The Malay Dilemma’, which cemented his reputation as a Malay ultra; many of the book’s recommendations were later adopted by the New Economic Policy (NEP)” — KLue magazine Will Ridhuan Tee’s recommendations to the Islamic religious councils on relations with the dhimmi-kafir harbi similarly be adopted as policy? The Utusan columnist … Continue reading

What does it say about Islam to non-Muslims?

Ridhuan Tee in his biodata (see his blog) states he is a committee member of the Islamic Consultative Council in the Prime Minister’s Department. He states he was the Maal Hijrah award recipient (Convert) in 2003 and won Maal Hijrah awards in 2006 for the Federal Territory and 2007 Perak. He states he is executive … Continue reading