Airport screening for ‘Flying while Muslim’

Editor’s note: Nafees A. Syed, a senior at Harvard University majoring in government, is an editorial editor at The Harvard Crimson as well as a senior editor and columnist for the Harvard-MIT journal on Islam and society, Ascent. She is chairwoman of the Harvard Institute of Politics Policy Group on Racial Profiling. (CNN) — It…

Kerana memeluk Islam – 7 beranak sasaran bunuh

Oleh Hadzlan Hassan- hadzlan@hmetro.com.my 2010/01/27 KUALA TERENGGANU: Hanya kerana memeluk Islam tanpa restu sanak-saudara kira-kira tiga tahun lalu, kehidupan seorang mualaf berusia 48 tahun bersama isteri dan lima anaknya kini umpama pelarian apabila terpaksa menyembunyikan diri dan identiti semata-mata bagi memastikan keselamatan terjamin. Lebih menyedihkan, mereka kini terpaksa tinggal dalam lori kerana selain dapat dijadikan…

Hasil Muzakarah Tarekat Ismailiyyah Diserahkan Kepada Jakim

SHAH ALAM, 19 Jan (Bernama) — Jabatan Mufti Selangor akan menyerahkan hasil muzakarah mengenai Tarekat Ismailiyyah kepada Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (Jakim) berhubung ajaran tarekat itu yang menyimpang daripada agama Islam. Mufti Selangor Datuk Mohd Tamyes Abdul Wahid berkata muzakarah yang diadakan Selasa mendapati pengasas dan ketua tarekat berkenaan, Mahmud Abdul Rahman masih keliru dan…

Understanding the ‘Allah’ controversy

IKIM VIEWS By DR MOHD ZAIDI ISMAIL, Senior/ Fellow Director, IKIM The established and verified position of Muslims has always been that the term ‘Allah’ is not an Arabic derivative but is itself revealed by The One and Only God to humankind through His chosen messengers. BY NOW, Malaysians are generally aware that there have…

Do You (Really) Believe in ‘Allah’?

oleh MD ASHAM AHMAD Everybody knows “Allah” is not a Malay word but nobody would question a Malay using the word to refer to the god that he or she worships because Malays are Muslims, and all Muslims of all nations call Him with this name because He says in the Qur’an that that is…

Mukmin Berhak Pertahan Kalimah Allah

oleh DR MUHAMMAD UTHMAN EL-MUHAMMADY KITA boleh melihat gagasan Islam liberal seperti dalam laman web ‘Jaringan Islam Liberal’ (islamlib.com) untuk memerhati implikasi yang mungkin timbul daripadanya jika ia tersebar di kalangan Muslimin di Malaysia. Antaranya ialah seperti berikut: Dalam laman web JIL kita dapati misalnya (http://islamlib.com/id/c/gagasan/)(5-12-2004) gagasan yang disebut ‘sesuai dengan prinsip persaudaraan ( al-ikhâ),…