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Malaysia: ‘Moderate Muslim’ country moves towards blanket Sharia Rule

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 10:00am 5/31/2016 at 10:00am

The Southeast Asian country of Malaysia is moving towards a total imposition of Islamic Sharia. Malaysia’s government has pledged its support for an Islamic penal code that seeks to impose Sharia-prescribed punishments such as amputations, public stoning and flogging on its multi-religious population. The new legislation referred to as “Hudud Law” also...

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How a vacuum cleaner ad created a diplomatic crisis

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 9, 2015 at 4:30pm 2/9/2015 at 4:30pm

This bitter battle takes place in the South Pacific, with Malaysia in one corner, and Indonesia set and ready across the ring.

According to the Jakarta Globe, the Indonesian government threatened a Malaysian cleaning company with legal action over an ad. The ad, which appears to promote a Roomba-like vacuum machine, pitches...

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