6 hotel terkemuka mengaku tiada sijil halal

Beberapa hotel dan restoran terkemuka sekitar Lembah Klang mengakui masih beroperasi tanpa Sijil Pengesahan Halal Malaysia daripada Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (Jakim) akibat pelbagai sebab. Enam hotel dan sebuah restoran yang dihubungi Malaysiakini memberitahu, mereka masih gagal mendapat pengiktirafan halal disebabkan pelbagai faktor – tiga daripadanya tidak mengetahui keperluan itu. Antara semua premis bertaraf empat…

Key Demographics of Muslim-Americans

Gallup Organization interviews with a random sample of 946 Muslim Americans in 2008 shed light on the demographics of this rarely studied group: RACE: Muslims are the nation’s most racially diverse religious group. At least a third of Muslim-Americans are black mostly converts or children of converts to Islam. “The significant proportion of native-born converts…

Controversy shrouds Muslim women’s head coverings

College sophomore Hani Khan had worked for three months as a stockroom clerk at a Hollister Co. clothing store in San Francisco when she was told the head scarf she wears in observance of Islam violated the company’s “look policy.” The policy instructs employees on clothing, hairstyles, makeup and accessories they may wear to work.…

Muslim employee says Disney banned her head scarf

ANAHEIM, Calif. — A Muslim woman who works as a hostess at a Disneyland restaurant alleged Wednesday the theme park would not allow her to appear in front of customers while wearing her head scarf. Imane Boudlal, 26, appeared outside the resort’s Grand Californian Hotel after filing a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity…

Hanya Mahkamah Syariah Boleh Putuskan Kesahihan Seseorang Itu Beragama Islam

PUTRAJAYA, 20 Ogos (Bernama) — Persoalan sama ada seseorang itu beragama Islam atau tidak, merupakan bidang kuasa tunggal Mahkamah Syariah untuk menentukan, demikian diputuskan oleh Mahkamah Rayuan Jumaat. Panel tiga hakim diketuai oleh Datuk Zainun Ali memutuskan bahawa Artikel 121 (1A) Perlembagaan Persekutuan jelas menyebut bahawa perkara yang berkaitan sama ada seseorang itu beragama Islam…