By Sharifuddin A Latiff Thanks to Walski on Twitter, my attention was drawn to the stunning headline ‘Berduaan di alam siber sama seperti khalwat’ in the Harian Metro paper. The fatwa promulgators screaming ‘this cannot, that cannot‘ have taken over the asylum. Motivational speaker Datuk Mohd Zawawi Yusoh said that a man and a woman … Continue reading

Sheesh, don’t people sue for RM1 anymore?

Yesterday, Ummi Hafilda Ali hogged the headlines when she announced that she wants to sue: Anwar Ibrahim for RM300 million for allegedly abusing his power as deputy prime minister when she was detained in 1997 [she was arrested by 20 policemen], . Karpal Singh for RM200 million for breach of trust, . Wan Azizah for … Continue reading

Dewan Ulama next for DAP?

By Sharifuddin A Latiff You know what they say about Malaysian Chinese and their most intimidating efficiency. DAP under the Caliph Umar Lim Abdul Aziz is proving beyond a shadow of a doubt that the Chinese-dominated party has the potential of being more efficient in carrying out Islamisation than the parties purportedly representing those of … Continue reading

What does the Caliph Umar Abdul Aziz wannabe have to say?

In view of the swirling hudud controversy between DAP and PAS, we thought the stories below worth drawing attention too. On Aug 19, The Guardian reports that Saudi Arabia’s strict enforcement of sharia law sees ‘an eye for an eye’ punishment sought for by a complainant following a cleaver attack. According to the paper, Abdul-Aziz … Continue reading