Changing mentalities is what needs to be done instead of imposing laws that encroach on personal and individual freedom.
Those who have reaped all the benefits of an unfair system are the ones objecting.
Sheril A. Bustaman speaks to Deva Apparasamy, a Hindu priest and also a university lecturer. He speaks about balancing being a priest and educator, what Diwali is about and also sheds light on the Hindu community in Malaysia.
Sheril A. Bustaman interviews Faisal Saeed Al Mutar, an Iraqi-born satirist, human-rights activist and writer who was admitted to the United States as a refugee in 2013.
I am hopeful that things will change when it comes to Jakim and Islamic affairs in the country. However, the residual trauma of decades under such archaic decisions has made me sceptical.
In Malaysia, where religious and racial friction is commonplace, cultivating social cohesion remains a great challenge.
A religiously restrictive environment will only push people, including Muslims, away from Islam.
Do you think we could see a situation where the Malays would willingly and generously contribute towards the building of a church, temple or shrine?
In a mish-mash of audio, video, graphics and chit chat, this live stage documentary sees journalists Ezra Zaid and Zan Azlee asking the question – are Malaysians being radicalised and why?
Hijabsta Ballet is proof that Malaysian Muslims do not want to understand the religion of Islam by discouraging intellectual discourse.
Okay, let’s add the backstory and some context to the issue.