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Malaysia: Ruling party uses Islam to incite hate

Malaysia: Ruling party uses Islam to incite hate
Because of the bizarre apartheid of Malaysia, all citizens are given an identity card, called MyKad, at the age of 12. This card states the holder's race and religious status.
Thursday, November 23, 2006 By Adrian Morgan


On Wednesday November 15 the ruling party in Malaysia, UMNO ((United Malays National Organization), began its 57th three-day-long annual conference at the Putra Center, Kuala Lumpur. Issues brought up at the conference served to reinforce the racial apartheid which has been a bedrock of Malaysia's politics since its independence from Britain on August 31, 1957.
UMNO was founded on May 11, 1946. Its core belief is that of the "ketuanan Melayu" an ideology which states that the Malay people, who are all regarded as "Muslim" are the original and defining populace of Malaya, and thus should have special status and privileges. This is in defiance of logic, as native peoples, the Orang Asli, have lived in the peninsula of Western Malaysia, particularly in Kelantan State, long before the Malay Muslims arrived in the 14th century.

UMNO cannot rule on its own. Despite its bias towards Malays and Islam, it has to share power in a coalition, called the Barisan Nasional or "National Front". This includes the MIC, the Malaysia Indian Congress, which has been in existence since 1946, and also MCA, the Malaysian Chinese Association, which has been the second largest partner in the Barisan Nasional coalition since 1996. There are ten other smaller parties in the Barisan Nasional (BN).

UMNO has ruled uninterrupted since independence, in association with other parties. Any political problems which beset Malaysia can therefore be laid at the door of UMNO.
Demographically, Malays comprise 50.8% of the population of 26 million, followed by Chinese 23.8%, Indigenous 10.9%, Indian 7.1%, and non-Malaysian citizens 6.8%. In religious terms, 60% of the population is Muslim, with Buddhists comprising 19.2%, Christians 9.1%, Hindus 6.3%, and Confucians (Taoists) 2.6%. The other faiths comprise only 2.8% of the demographic.
Because of the bizarre apartheid of Malaysia, all citizens are given an identity card, called MyKad, at the age of 12. This card states the holder's race and religious status, details which are then held at the National Registration Department (NRD). All Malays are automatically classed as Muslims.

No Muslim is legally allowed to convert from Islam. The Islamic courts (Syariah Courts) control issues such as apostasy and issues of marriage and other issues. The NRD will not allow recognition of a person's conversion out of Islam, unless such a process has been authorized by the Syariah Courts. And so far, these courts have refused to allow any Muslims to apostasize.
Famous converts such as Lina Joy and Kamariah Ali are still battling with the courts for their rights to be acknowledged as "non-Muslims". Such rights do not exist in Malaysia. Article 11 of the country's constitution states that anyone can follow any religion of their choosing. However in 1988, an amendment (1A) was made to Article 121, which stated that the civil courts have no
no jurisdiction over "any matter" which falls under the jurisdiction of the Islamic Courts.

The 13 states of Malaysia have mostly adopted the Control and Restriction Bill, which gives a fine of 10,000 ringit ($2,653) or imprisonment for up to one year for "persuading, influencing a Muslim to leave Islam for another religion." On August 23, a week before independence, Mohamed Nazri Aziz, the Minister in the Prime Minister's Department, ordered that the "constitutional law" which forbids others to spread religions other than Islam to the Muslims must be streamlined nationwide.

Aziz said that the states of Sarawak, Sabah, Federal Territory and Penang had not yet adopted the legislation, saying: "There is no reason for these states to delay adopting the law. The Federal Constitution must be fully adhered to but religion is a state matter which is under the purview of the respective state governments. Therefore, to enforce the Federal Constitution on religion would require all the government of the states to amend their constitutions and adopt the law first." He added: "Why (do we have) to interpret (the constitution) when it is clearly said that (non-Muslims) are not allowed to spread religions other than Islam to the Muslims?"

In March, Aziz had said that anyone who criticised Islam would be tried under the Sedition Act, a legacy of British colonial rule, which existed in Malaysia before its independence in 1957. The penalty for transgressing against the Sedition Act can be three years in prison, with an additional fine of up to 5,000 ringit or $1,350.

Article 3(1) of the constitution states that "other religions may be practiced in peace and
harmony in any part of the Federation". For those of other religions, there is little sense of harmony, and many feel under attack both from politicians and Islamists.
On August 26, Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, who is head of UMNO and also is Minister of Internal Security said people should not even question the contradictions of the constitution. "My advice to everyone is to stop (raising such issues). Do not create a situation that can lead to difficulties. Difficulties will make everyone apprehensive," he said.

Badawi continued: "Adhering to the articles will not create any problem. Discussing these articles again.... this will cause a storm if left unchecked. I have stated that there is no necessity to amend Article 121 ... there is no necessity to amend Article 11. These cause problems between one side and the other." Badawi condemned the Article 11 Forum, a multi-faith grouping of eleven organizations, which had campaigned to change the Islamo-supremacist aspects of the constitution.

The issue of UMNO's adherence to the apartheid ideology of "ketuanan Melayu", despite its union with the Chinese MCA and the Hindu MIC, were bound to be exploited in its 57th annual conference.

The elderly head of the Youth Movement of UMNO (ABIM) made the biggest gesture of racial/religious supremacy. Last year, he waved a ceremonial sword, or keris at the conference. And this year he did the same (pictured). On the eve of the conference, Hishammuddin Tun Hussein pledged to defend the sovereignty of Islam and the rights of Malays. Hussein is also the Education Minister. Hussein condemned a proposal which had been made, to form an Inter-Faith Commission.

The president of ABIM, Yusri Mohamad, confirmed at the conference that UMNO Youth would "defend the sovereignty of Islam" as specified in the Federal Constitution's Article 11 and 121 (1A). Mohamad said: "His (Hishammuddin) caution to the Article 11 Group, and groups who are actively stirring religious and sensitive issues should have raised awareness that the Malay-Muslim community's status is constantly under threat."

Mohamad said that demand for freedoms, such as the right to change faiths and the formation of an Inter-Faith Commission showed no respect for Muslims' "sensitivity".

Another speaker on the first day of the conference, UMNO veteran Tan Sri Mohamed Rahmat, secretary-general of the party, also spelled out the racism and Islamofascism of UMNO. He warned the other affiliates within the Barisan Nasional to avoid testing the Malays' patience, and even invoked the threat of "amuk" - a Malay tradition of ritual insanity and killing.

He said: "Please, don't test the Malays; in another word that they know 'amuk'. We don't want to reach that level. In the present situation, the Malays can still take it but efforts to enhance the Malays' economy need to be intensified."

He said that members of other races and religions had to make sacrifices, until Malay Muslims were compensated for their (imagined sacrifices). The reference was a dig at the Chinese, who hold most of the wealth.

Rahmat said: "If the Malays' economic power cannot be balanced out, we will face worrying situations....Don't let it reach a situation where the Malays start questioning 'with the sacrifices we have made, what have we got?'. That's also the question that is very important to be answered."

He advised the other Barisan Nasional parties not to question the "Malay Agenda" or "ketuanan Melayu". He said: "We hope MCA and Gerakan (another Chinese party) adopt the BN spirit. There is no need for us to champion racial interests and be extremely racist, because they will not bring profits."

Rahmat said that meetings had resolved previous contentious issues. He said; "We didn't discuss sensitive matters outside, used the media and press. It would have appeared we were quarrelling. It's something not right."

The Prime Minister, Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, also said that he would take strict action against any group which dared to question the status of Islam in Malaysia. He warned against any attempts to use Islam to promote intolerance, but also said that he would protect the Islamic (Syariah) courts from being undermined.

Badawi supports a notion of Islam which is called "Islam Hadhari", or "civilizational Islam", which believes that a quasi-moderate Islam can be used to promote culture and development in Malaysia, and could be exported as an example to other nations.

He said on Wednesday, November 15: "Unfortunately, some parties had misinterpreted Islam Hadhari as an excuse to become more conservative and more radical. Long-accepted cultural practices like wishing (well) other Malaysians of different religions in conjunction with their festivals had now been deemed taboo."

"Have we reached such a level of intolerance? Joint open houses are now condemned. When did we become ultra-conservative? This is not Islam Hadhari. Such an outlook threatens the unique tolerance for which Malaysian Muslims are renowned for and this should not be allowed to
happen."

Badawi spoke of the issue of SMS messages which had recently been circulated, which had falsely alleged that mass Christian baptisms of Muslims had taken place. He said that "of late, we see increased polemics on issues related to race and religion. And it has reached a level where it is now worrying."

The following day, Badawi tried to reassure people that there was not a "worrying" level regarding race and religion. He told reporters on Thursday, November 16: "Not worrying level as far as I am concerned but it is time to remind the people and to lay down the ground rule and that is exactly I have said (at the conference)."
"If it has come to such a level as has been described, it will be even more difficult to control at that time."

Badawi was asked about UMNO Youth's rejection of an Inter-Faith Commission. He replied that the cabinet had discussed the matter before. He said: "The word we used was we postpone. We've no plans to revive the matter. It is as good as not having it. To me, I will meet them, I also want to meet the (Islamic) religious groups. After that, I will meet the non-muslim groups. That's important."

On Saturday, November 19, the president of the Chinese MCA party, Ong Ka Ting, said that Badawi had given a "clear message that no one race can rule the country alone. The way we fought for Merdeka (independence) together, Umno, MCA and MIC, and the concept of kongsi kuasa (power sharing) as consented by our party veterans must be upheld."
Ong, who is the Housing and Local Government Minister, said: "The PM has again demonstrated the spirit of a leader for all Malaysians."

Despite such official support, the 57th annual conference on UMNO, which had been broadcast throughout Malaysia, has raised more questions than it has allayed fears.
Articles published by Reuters, Asia Times and Associated Press suggest that the issues of race and religion are creating more problems than UMNO and Barisan Nasional representatives will publicly admit.

Even Badawi's son-in-law has exploited racial divisions to subject the Chinese groups, already resented for their success in the economy, to further mistrust. 31year old Khairy Jamaluddin is deputy chief of UMNO's youth wing, ABID. In September, he said that Chinese political groups would exploit any splits within UMNO. When questioned about this, he had responded: "What is there to apologize for?...I am only defending my race."

The sight of Hishammudin Tun Hussein waving a keris in the air, broadcast through the nation, also raised concerns. One UMNO delegate at the conference, Hashim Suboh, had said: "Datuk Hisham has unsheathed his keris, waved his keris, kissed his keris. We want to ask Datuk Hisham, when is he going to use it?"

The threats made by Tan Sri Mohamed Rahmat to force the non-Muslims (Chinese) to make sacrifices financially to assist the Malay Muslims, who have failed to make economic progress, only highlights how destitute the ruling party's economic policies really are.
UMNO had formerly been led by Dr Mahathir Mohamad (Prime Minister from 1981 to 2003).

He had been a hardliner who blamed Jews for Malaysia's problems, but still had encouraged economic development. This year Mahathir has been deliberately forced into the shadows by Badawi, seen as a liability with his rash statements and intrusions on matters of policy. Following a recent heart attack, Mahathir has become further marginalised.

In the face of rising Islamization, UMNO is failing to address the nation's problems realistically. Relying upon Hindus and Chinese to stay in power, its acceptance of the policies of destroying Hindu temples since April, and more recently the destruction of a Taoist temple in Bukit Mertajam, Penang, only serve to alienate the minorities in the so-called multi-racial state. The Nine Emperor Gods Taoist temple was relocated last year because its land had been sold to a property developer. It was demolished on Friday, November 18. Police fired shots at Chinese protesters as they supervised the destruction of the temple.

On Wednesday November 22 the cabinet questioned the wisdom of allowing the UMNO conference to be broadcast live. The Deputy Prime Minister, Najib Razak, said that at least three of the speeches from the conference could "be classified as extreme."
He told reporters: "The Cabinet has come to the opinion that there are more negative than positive implications in opening the proceedings to a live telecast. It paints an inaccurate picture of the general assembly."

On May 13, 1969, race riots between Chinese and Malays began in Kuala Lumpur. These only subsided in late July, after at least 196 people had been killed and many women had been raped. As a result of the riots, parliament was suspended until 1971.

The government had then blamed the introduction of the New Economic Policy, or NEP, for the conflict. This policy of affirmative action to promote Malay Muslims into jobs, at the expense of the Chinese, was intended to last for only 20 years, but has been indefinitely prolonged since then.

The speeches at the UMNO conference have only reminded the nation that the conditions which led to the 1969 racial situation are still in place.
Abdullah Badawi has asked for meetings with editors of Chinese-language and Malay editors of newspapers, where he is expected to ask them to "tone down" their reporting of religious and racial issues.

Lim Kit Siang, leader of the DAP (Democratic Action Party), the main opposition party, said on Friday, November 18: "If a Malaysian Chinese or Indian politician had warned of riots, being prepared to shed blood or even going amok, the Internal Security Act would have been invoked."

Malaysia's 49 years of independence have been marked by the Islamist and racist policies of UMNO. The Malay Muslims are given special rights in its policy of "ketuanan Melayu", the "Malay Agenda". It seems that only now is it starting to realize that such a racist agenda - when actual ethnic Malays only comprise 50.8% of the population - can only help to destroy a country, not to build it up.

Adrian Morgan is a British based writer and artist who has written for Western Resistance since its inception. He has previously contributed to various publications, including the Guardian and New Scientist and is a former Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Society.

29 comments:

Anonymous said...

the tried and tested method of grouping races in various forms worked last time to keep those that are in power to be in power.

Now those days are gone. People are matured, less emotional when it comes to their dirty tactics of using such dirty tactics.

People of malaysia. UNITE as ONE and make your voices heard. This country should not go down the drain just to keep the super elites objective alive which is to make billions while the poor from all walks of life in m'sia suffer. Bring them to their knees. This time for good.

Anonymous said...

Time has come for all the nations in the world take note of this apartheid policy of Malaysia.

Hari Hari said...

Najib said...He told reporters: "The Cabinet has come to the opinion that there are more negative than positive implications in opening the proceedings to a live telecast. It paints an inaccurate picture of the general assembly."
How can it be inaccurate when it was from the 'horses mouth".
How can it be inaccurate when you see the keris in the air and many other unsolidarity remarks mentioned.

sad said...

they r using law to their whim n fancy to ensure their supremacy...
recent charge on 31 HINDRAF supporters for attempetd murder is a joke...can the prosecutors show that this 31 guys have formed intention to murder this particular policeman earlier??? Can the mens rea established here??? the least they can charge them is for causing grievous bodily harm..thats all...this itself shows how racist this country can be.....y dont BN gvmnt just make declaration that this country does not practise HUMAN RIGHTS & burn all law books n just apply whatever law 2 suit their sitution n circumstances...DAMN MAKE ME SICK TO EVEN PRACTISE AS A LAWYER IN THIS DAMN COUNTRY....its a shame

Anonymous said...

If umno thinks that it will rule with impunity if the country is 100% malay or bumi, think again! Just take a look at Indonesia, or the rest of the moslems countries in middle east. You can rule with impunity only if you operate a dictatorial country

jan said...

From my opinion branding this country as apartheid is a little bit harsh and not accurate. Are you refering to apartheid as practise in South Africa before? If you studied apartheid as what happenned in South Africa, it is obviously too extreme to make the same comparison to whats happening in Malaysia. In the old South Africa the inhabitants were segregated not only in politics or economy but in every aspect of life. Do you see that in Malaysia? In Malaysia, to a certain degree, all races are involved in decision making, economic activities, living together in a housing estate etc. I appreciate everyone rights to highlight their concern regarding some issues, but labelling Malaysia as apartheid is totally out of context. TQ.

Anonymous said...

politics (ketuanan), economy (30%-50% reserved), religion (one religion to rule them all), education (diff. skin, diff. gred, diff. pre-requsite for uni/scholarship), Social (bumi reserved land, discounts), other stuffs under the malaysian sky?

Jan, No, i don't think it's apartheid.

What else do we need?

Tenor-Singer said...

50.8% is still gonna make UMNO win the election for another 5 years..
It's seems that since y'all had to open your big mouth, than I'd like to change my mind about voting opposition & vote BN instead!

I hope a peace for another 5 years! And BN is the only way, no matter how corrupt it is..
I hate it, but what choice do I have..
So thanks to this article for making me made up my mind!

Anonymous said...

Malaysia practised the subtle type of discrimation while blasting to the world it is democratic and model country. Look at the Tourism advertisement - "Truly Asia" - what Asia when my Jap friends notice so many mosques and blaring sermons.

Anonymous said...

Get your fact right, UMNO Youth wing is not ABIM.

burn22 said...

you have left out one important trademark by our belove DPM Najib, to bath the keris with chinese blood!

InEffective said...

My view is that religion and race based arguments, threats, messages etc are now being used to maintain strategic control,advantage, and relevancy.

Its not used to incite hate as claimed - more a negative incentive, but to keep a quasi-permanent division and fragmentation of the peoples. This supports the incumbent administration's relevancy.

It is absolutely possible to have a governance that can deliver benefits to all races based on needs of the peoples, instead of using the tools of race and religion for governance.

Anonymous said...

jan said...

From my opinion branding this country as apartheid is a little bit harsh and not accurate.

Don't worry unnecessarily, Jan!
We may not be there now but be rest assured that we will. Soon!
Hope you'll be around to enjoy it!!

BLUR said...

Islam is still archaic. It is basically a masculine religion. It attempts to control the feminine in anyway possible.
It fears reinterpretation of the Koran to bring it to today's temper and world developments. Hence you can see much of the poverty being experienced is in Islamic countries. And in many Muslim countries the King or the Ayatollah has the last say in any matters pertaining to ruling the muslim population. It is a religion that exists on controlling the muslim population with the archaic and tribal practice of making sure women do not voice out and take control.
There is this fear that bringing the religion uptodate means loosing the muslim masses to choose freeedom of religion. This in itself shows that faith is a forced faith and not one of real believe. Hence Muslims fear interfaith talks,fear reading the Bible or other relgious matters of other faiths..This is done onthe pretext and insistence that the Koran is the sole truth and nothing but the truth. Contrary to it you can see the myriad of Muslim believes and practices.
The blind will always lead the blind..Muslims must be brave enough to bring the religion up todate. In Malaysia you can see clearly the exploitation of religion to control women and politics...Islam is not the sole way to Allah..this makes Allah stupid..for it puts him in a box.Can he send the rest of the world to hell for not being Islamic??? A God who destroys his creatures because of religon per se..sorry I do not want to worship such a God..nor want to have been createds so..but I understand that the freedom he has given is the essence of his very being..that is the REAL Allah the REAL God..
the Koran..if it was given by the angel is suspect(sorry no witnesses can attest to this it is just a claim)..because like all things it must be seen with an intelligent mind..Islam has brought untold sufferings to many even today..Muslims must wake up..and not be led by the nose by power crazy individuals.

BLUR said...

Islam is still archaic. It is basically a masculine religion. It attempts to control the feminine in anyway possible.
It fears reinterpretation of the Koran to bring it to today's temper and world developments. Hence you can see much of the poverty being experienced is in Islamic countries. And in many Muslim countries the King or the Ayatollah has the last say in any matters pertaining to ruling the muslim population. It is a religion that exists on controlling the muslim population with the archaic and tribal practice of making sure women do not voice out and take control.
There is this fear that bringing the religion uptodate means loosing the muslim masses to choose freeedom of religion. This in itself shows that faith is a forced faith and not one of real believe. Hence Muslims fear interfaith talks,fear reading the Bible or other relgious matters of other faiths..This is done onthe pretext and insistence that the Koran is the sole truth and nothing but the truth. Contrary to it you can see the myriad of Muslim believes and practices.
The blind will always lead the blind..Muslims must be brave enough to bring the religion up todate. In Malaysia you can see clearly the exploitation of religion to control women and politics...Islam is not the sole way to Allah..this makes Allah stupid..for it puts him in a box.Can he send the rest of the world to hell for not being Islamic??? A God who destroys his creatures because of religion per se..sorry I do not want to worship such a God..nor want to have been created so..but I understand that the freedom he has given is the essence of his very being..that is the REAL Allah the REAL God..
the Koran..if it was given by the angel is suspect(sorry no witnesses can attest to this it is just a claim)..because like all things it must be seen with an intelligent mind..Islam has brought untold sufferings to many even today..Muslims must wake up..and not be led by the nose by power crazy individuals.

Anonymous said...

Rahmat is digging his own political grave. The poor Malays will have to snatch it back from all the corrupt UMNO politicians. It is not that the Chinese have taken anything from the Malays. It is UMNO Malays that have been siphoning off all the billions of contracts from the government for themselves. I say "Rural Malays ... go take them back from these UMNO politicians".

Malaysiaboleh said...

Please do not comment the Malaysia Government, they did not do anything wrong, please check with this country ACA, did anyone of the Ministers, deputy Minister and other high ranking politicians involve in the corrucption case? the answer is no!

Than, who is the wrong one?

That is Malaysia's voters..... this is what you choose!

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Hantu Laut said...

The problem with Badawi is he doesn't know what is wrong with this country.He is surrounded by sycophants who painted a rosy picture and make him believes his Islam Hadhari is good and working well for Malaysia.I honestly believe he, himself, doesn't know what it actually is.As a Muslim, I have been struggling to find out what is it all about.What is civilisational Islam? There is not wrong with Islam.It is the Muslims who are uncivilised.It's the Muslims that have to change the mindset.

If Abdullah thinks his brand of Islam means destroying temples and removing crosses from mission schools than he is running worse than a fascist government.

I am against street demonstrations as the fabric of our society is wafer thin due to the multi racial and multi religious composition.Things can turn ugly in a huge street rally.There are always troublemakers around wanting to make trouble, including agents provocateur.

Anonymous said...

Do you know that identity card was started by the British soon after emergency was declared in 1948? What apartheid policy are you talking about. Please get your facts right. There are Indians and Chinese in the Cabinet. Look around you, there are many Indian millionaires in the country. Who are the top lawyers and who head most of NGOs in the country and who runs the Bar Council? So please acknowledge the facts and don,t twist facts to suit your sentiments.

Vigilante said...

------To Quote : Anonymous------
Do you know that identity card was started by the British soon after emergency was declared in 1948? What apartheid policy are you talking about. Please get your facts right. There are Indians and Chinese in the Cabinet. Look around you, there are many Indian millionaires in the country. Who are the top lawyers and who head most of NGOs in the country and who runs the Bar Council? So please acknowledge the facts and don,t twist facts to suit your sentiments.
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Yes, agreed wt U there are rich non-bumis (billioanaires...quite a few maybe), but do u know there are more than 100 of thousands of super rich UMNO-Malay-Mamak millionaires !!!

SO when you wanna paint then paint the the correct pictures.


BTW you can forget abt the non-bumi minister in the cabinet, even Melayu-mamak who is deputy minister has bigger mouth/power than a full-fledge minister !!

As for Bar council wt the large number of bumi (muslim) lawyers
sent for free education...it is a matter of time before a half bake bumi will become its president !!

Dah...lah memang korang ni nak jadi supremacist...there was never any intention to be share or cooperate wt the non-bumis & non-muslim !!

Gua kesian orang-orang asli non-muslim, they really kena their arse shaft by your kind...!!! Your fucking objectives is to handicapped the non-muslim until they have no choice but to convert so their next generation can have the chance to survive in this country...that is the hidden socio-economy policy of this country. I've got to hand it to you guys....!! the ability to mask the apartheid nature of its intention....!!!

Bingo said...

Testing.

Anonymous said...

QUOTE
UMNO announces Emergency Rule. Election postponed indefinitely.
UNQUOTE

DUN AGREE AT ALL.

IT WILL NOT BE EMERGENCY RULE.

IT WILL BE NATIONWIDE CURFEWS AND MARTIAL LAWS

A JUNTA WILL RULE MALAYSIA.

RATIONING OF FOOD OCCURS IMMEDIATELY.

ONLY BUMIPUTRAS WILL GET SUBSIDISED PETROL CARDS DUE TO HARDSHIPS CAUSED BY MARTIAL LAWS.

PETROL SHORTAGE

TO BUY PETROL WILL NEED TO LINE UP FOR DAYS

SHORTAGE OF FOOD. IN ORDER TO BUY FOOD PEOPLE WILL OFFER SEX SERVICES IN EXCHANGE FOOD.

POWER FAILURES NATIONWIDE.

WATER SUPPLY POISONED IN CERTAIN NON-MALAY AREAS LEADING TO WIDESPREAD MASS MURDERS OF NON-MALAYS.

ALL HINDU AND CHINESE CEMETERIES DUG UP AND USED IN ECER CONSTRUCTION AS LANDFILLS AND EMPTY LAND USED AS MUSLIM CEMETERIES.

ALL SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES CLOSED.

ONLY MADRASAHS WILL BE ALLOWED TO BE OPENED.

ALL STATUES DESTROYED.

CABINET MINISTERS WILL HOLD TEA PARTY CEREMONY TO BOMB THE NATIONAL MONUMENT NEAR PARLIAMENT.

ALL CHURCHES DESTROYED. ALL TEMPLES DESTROYED.

DUE TO LACK OF KELING COLLECTING RUBBISH ALL MALAY AREAS INFESTED WITH PLAGUE AND MASS DEATHS OF MALAY POPULATION OCCURS.

AFTER 44 DAYS OF PLAGUE ENTIRE POPULATION OF MALAYSIA DIES.

THE HIBISCUS GOES EXTINCT.

THE SANG KANCIL CANNOT BE FOUND ANYMORE UNITED NATIONS EXPERTS SPECULATES THAT IT IS EXTINCT TOO.

INDONESIA INVADES MALAYSIA DUE TO LEGAL CONCEPT OF NO MAN'S LAND.

SINGAPORE PROTESTS AND CLAIMS THAT 50% OF MALAYSIA SHOULD GO TO THEM.

UNITED NATIONS HOLDS EMERGENCY MEETING

UN MALFORCE ARRIVES TO GUARD EMPTY LAND.

UN SECURITY COUNCIL PARTITIONS MALAYSIA INTO 5 AREAS WITH 20% EACH TO THAILAND, SINGAPORE, PHILIPPINES, INDONESIA AND BRUNEI.

PENANG BRIDGE DISMANTLED BY THAIS AND SOLD TO CHINA FOR SCRAP METAL.

Bingo said...

The title itself shows that we must use the HOLY QURAN to counter them.

To me, the HOLY QURAN has already provided us the solution. Yet, selfish religious clergies and politicians ignored it. Post the following questions to them, and if the solutions are more peaceful than it must be the correct answer which also prove that ISLAM is a religion of PEACE. Their rigid ways are spliting up GOD's creations (other races).

It is best that we use various questions, in order to get peaceful solutions for such difficult problems. I have made it into 2 parts.

Part1: These questions are for the followers of ISLAM to check their own level of competency. Do not read any futher until you have tried answering it (support your answers with references from the HOLY QURAN and write it down).

a) Did GOD create the world?

b) Why did GOD create various nations and races?

c) Can people of other religion reach GOD?

d) Kindly define GOD?

e) Is GOD in everyone of us?

f) Who is a Muslim?

g) Are we allowed to believe or disbelieve in GOD?

Thank you for following my instruction. Are you happy with your results? You may now proceed to Part 2.

Part2:Rules to understanding the HOLY QURAN are as follows:

* You must believe ISLAM is a religion of PEACE.

* You must be guided by the 1st Chapter and the 1st Verse (Al-Fatihah 1:1 In the name of GOD, most gracious, most merciful).

* Anything that does not coincide with PEACE should be ignored.

I will guide you to look for peaceful solutions to the questions posed in Part 1. All you need to do, is to check up the references in the HOLY QURAN. With GOD's blessing you will be guided.

a) Al Baqarah 2:29-Creation of heaven and earth.

b) Al-Hujuraat 49:13-To recognise each other.

c) Al Baqarah 2:62-The key to reach GOD is living a righteous life, irrespective of religion.

d) Al-Ana'an 6:17&18
Al Baqarah 2:33&115
GOD is omnipotent,omnipresent and omniscient.
Remarks:The day you were born till the day you die has already been predestined, why then must our leaders support the MALAY race. Looks like our leaders do not believe in GOD. No wonder we are not having peace.

e) Q50:16- God is closer to us than his jugular vein.
Remarks: Discriminating other races is against GOD's creation

f) Al-Maa'idah 5:11
Remarks: Muslim means submitters (People who believe in GOD).Anyone who believe in GOD is already a Muslim irrespective of religion. Additional support to other religion can reach GOD.

g) Al-Kahf 18:29
Al Baqarah 2:256
Remarks: God gave us the freedom to believe or disbelieve in him. Why must our leaders punish it's subject when GOD is merciful?

Conclusion:

The day we were born, till the day we die, have already been destined. Our leaders should not play GOD to help the MALAY race. If they want they should help all races that were created by GOD. Only then, can we have PEACE. We will achieve peace when we treat each other as brothers and sisters. Remember similarities unite and differences divide.

Al Baqarah 2:26-GOD misleads many thereby and guides many thereby but never misleads except the wicked. Who are the wicked people? Are they the ones that split or kill in the name of religion or GOD?

I have just proven to you that the HOLY QURAN promotes individual freedom to achieve world PEACE as opposed to a rigid system (ISLAMIC way of life promoted by selfish religious clergies and politicians to control their people in the name of ISLAM).

With the above knowledge, I will not fight the Barisan National Government. The good, the bad and the ugly has already been created.

May GOD bless our leaders to have the courage to change our constitution and up hold the HOLY QURAN.

Knowledge of the HOLY QURAN is of no value until it is applied. Kindly walk your talk.

I am PEACE.

Anonymous said...

www.bible.ca says "......

After moving to Medina, Muhammad began to have conflict with the Jews and pagans in the area. I'll focus on several incidents, not necessarily in chronological order, that illustrate Muhammad as a terrorist. The first terrorist incident involves Muhammad's command to his followers to "kill any Jew that comes under your power". From Guillaume, op cit, page 369:

"The apostle said, "Kill any Jew that falls into your power." Thereupon Muhayyisa b. Masud leapt upon Ibn Sunayna, a Jewish merchant with whom they had social and business relations, and killed him. Huwayyisa was not a Muslim at the time though he was the elder brother. When Muhayyisa killed him Huwayyisa began to beat him, saying, 'You enemy of God, did you kill him when much of the fat on your belly comes from his wealth?" Muhayyisa answered, "Had the one who ordered me to kill him ordered me to kill you I would have cut your head off."

This story is also supported in the Sunan of Abu Dawud, Book 19, Number 2996:

Narrated Muhayyisah: The Apostle of Allah said: If you gain a victory over the men of Jews, kill them. So Muhayyisah jumped over Shubaybah, a man of the Jewish merchants. He had close relations with them. He then killed him. At that time Huwayyisah (brother of Muhayyisah) had not embraced Islam. He was older than Muhayyisah. When he killed him, Huwayyisah beat him and said: O enemy of Allah, I swear by Allah, you have a good deal of fat in your belly from his property.

This murder was committed upon Muhammad's command. Note that this Muslim murderer would have killed a family member at the drop of a hat. Muhammad was no better than a bigoted criminal boss, ordering his men to wantonly murder Jewish people. Hitler did this. And, this is what the Serbs did to the Kosovan Muslims. Muhammad's command to murder Jews puts him in the same category as Milosovic, Hitler, and others who have persecuted Jews throughout history. A quote from an Islamic scholar - Wensinck writes in his, "Muhammad and the Jews of Medina" [2], page 113:

"It is remarkable that tradition attributes Muhammad's most cruel acts to divine order, namely the siege of Qaynuqa, the murder of Kab, and he attack upon Qurayzah. Allah's conscience seems to be more elastic than that of his creatures.".....Ibn Ishaq and al-Waqidi report that the prophet said the morning after the murder (of Kab Ashraf), "Kill any Jew you can lay your hands on."

This incident is also documented in Tabari's History [3], page 97 of volume 7. This shows that Muhammad had unsuspecting people, those who even had good relations with Muslims, murdered in cold blood because they were Jewish. There was no justification to murder these Jews other than they were not Muhammad's followers. These actions were the work of Muhammad's terrorists committing murder.

The second terrorist incident involves another one of Muhammad's requests: this one for his men to murder an old Jewish man named Abu Afak. Abu Afak was 120 years. Afak had urged his fellow Medinans to question Muhammad. From Guillaume, op cit., page 675:

SALIM B. UMAYR'S EXPEDITION TO KILL ABU AFAK

Abu Afak was one of the B. Amr b. Auf of the B. Ubayda clan. He showed his disaffection when the apostle killed al-Harith b. Suwayd b. Samit and said:

"Long have I lived but never have I seen

An assembly or collection of people

More faithful to their undertaking

And their allies when called upon

Than the sons of Qayla when they assembled,

Men who overthrew mountains and never submitted,

A rider who came to them split them in two (saying)

"Permitted", "Forbidden", of all sorts of things.

Had you believed in glory or kingship

You would have followed Tubba

[NOTE: the Tubba was a ruler from Yemen who invaded that part of what is present Saudi Arabia: the Qaylites resisted him]

The apostle said, "Who will deal with this rascal for me?" Whereupon Salim b. Umayr, brother of B. Amr b. Auf, one of the "weepers", went forth and killed him. Umama b. Muzayriya said concerning that:

You gave the lie to God's religion and the man Ahmad! [Muhammad]

By him who was your father, evil is the son he produced!

A hanif gave you a thrust in the night saying

"Take that Abu Afak in spite of your age!"

Though I knew whether it was man or jinn

Who slew you in the dead of night (I would say naught).

Additional information is found in the Kitab al-Tabaqat al-Kabir, (Book of the Major Classes) by Ibn Sa'd, Volume 2, [4], page 32:

Then occurred the "sariyyah" [raid] of Salim Ibn Umayr al-Amri against Abu Afak, the Jew, in [the month of] Shawwal in the beginning of the twentieth month from the hijrah [immigration from Mecca to Medina in 622 AD], of the Apostle of Allah. Abu Afak, was from Banu Amr Ibn Awf, and was an old man who had attained the age of one hundred and twenty years. He was a Jew, and used to instigate the people against the Apostle of Allah, and composed (satirical) verses [about Muhammad]. Salim Ibn Umayr who was one of the great weepers and who had participated in Badr, said, "I take a vow that I shall either kill Abu Afak or die before him. He waited for an opportunity until a hot night came, and Abu Afak slept in an open place. Salim Ibn Umayr knew it, so he placed the sword on his liver and pressed it till it reached his bed. The enemy of Allah screamed and the people who were his followers, rushed to him, took him to his house and interred him.

From a contemporary Muslim scholar - Ali Dashti's "23 Years: A Study of the Prophetic Career of Mohammad", [5], page 100:

"Abu Afak, a man of great age (reputedly 120 years) was killed because he had lampooned Mohammad. The deed was done by Salem b. Omayr at the behest of the Prophet, who had asked, "Who will deal with this rascal for me?" The killing of such an old man moved a poetess, Asma b. Marwan, to compose disrespectful verses about the Prophet, and she too was assassinated."

Prior to listing all of the assassinations Muhammad had ordered, Ali Dashti writes on page 97:

"Thus Islam was gradually transformed from a purely spiritual mission into a militant and punitive organization whose progress depended on booty from raids and revenue from the zakat tax."

Unquote.

Anonymous said...

www.bible.ca says.....

Let's sum this up and put it in perspective. Muhammad had al-Harith b. Suwayd b. Samit killed. This upset Abu Afak, so he spoke out against it. So, likewise, Muhammad had Abu Afak murdered. This offended Asma b. Marwan and she spoke out against that evil deed. She encouraged her fellow tribesmen to take action against Muhammad. When Muhammad heard of what she had said, he had her killed also. At first glance, this order to kill Asma might seem justifiable. Asma was calling for someone to kill Muhammad. It is understandable for Muhammad to be bothered by that.

But let's look deeper at the event and examine the context of Asma's relationship to her tribe.

1) First of all, Asma has seen Muhammad in action. She had seen him for what he was, a cold blooded murderer. Of course she spoke out against a murderer. Second, her tribe was not under Muhammad's rule. Perhaps they had a treaty with Muhammad, perhaps not. Either way, this women was free to speak her mind. If a treaty existed, and if Muhammad thought that she was out of line, Muhammad could have complained to her tribe's leaders, and they could have commanded her to be silent or dealt with the situation.

2) What's more noteworthy about this event is that after she was murdered, Muhammad said "Two goats won't butt their head about her", meaning no one will care about her death. (Well except her children and her family). Also note, that there were already people from her tribe who had become Muslims. Certainly these people were not going to listen to her. The point is this: if no one really cared about her being murdered, then no one really cared about what she had to say. Her people also knew about Muhammad having Abu Afak murdered, and they didn't care about that either. Even in that light, no one would take her serious enough to listen to her urgings to murder Muhammad, who was the leader of a powerful group of people. None of her people were willing to put their lives on the line for her words. The bottom line is that Asma b. Marwan was not a legitimate threat to Muhammad. She didn't scare him, she was not the leader of her tribe, and she had little or no influence. She was little more than a nuisance to him. And one wonders why Muhammad didn't kill her himself? It was always easier for Muhammad to have someone else do his killing.

Put the shoe on the other foot. Throughout the Middle East, there are Muslims who call America the Great Satan. These Muslims have called for the violent destruction of America. Frequently great crowds have gathered to chant "death to America, or death to one of its presidents." At times these people have even murdered Americans. Now, if America, or its president, were to use Muhammad's standards, they would engage in killing multitudes Muslims, because Muslims criticized America. America could justify its action by appealing to Muhammad’s standards of treating those who criticized him. But we know that the chanting of a crowd of hot-heads does not necessitate the use of violence against them. There are better ways to deal with critics and criticisms. Frequently, in the passion of youth, people do and say things they don't intend to act out, or are not able to carry out. Given time, people can change, and pursue peaceful dialog. But if one applied Muhammad's standards, American would be justified in bombing Tehran; Israel would be justified in wiping out hundreds of thousands of Arab Muslims.

The only conclusion is that this lady troubled Muhammad and he wanted her silenced. Again, like Abu Afak, she was murdered in the night while she slept. What type of people murder those that sleep? Criminals!

Anonymous said...

Muhammad was not content to conquer by force, or kill those who merely opposed him verbally. Muhammad also taught that Muslims who leave the Islamic faith are to be murdered as well. Here are some quotes from Bukhari's collection of Hadith. Remember, Bukhari's Hadith is the second, following the Qur'an, most important writing in Islam,.

Bukhari, Volume 9, Book 83, Number 17

"Narrated Abdullah: Allah's Messenger said, "The blood of a Muslim who confesses that none has the right to be worshipped but Allah and that I am His Messenger, cannot be shed except in three cases: in Qisas (equality in punishment) for murder, a married person who commits illegal sexual intercourse and the one who reverts from Islam (Apostate) and leaves the Muslims."

Bukhari Volume 9, Book 84, Number 57,

Narrated Ikrima, "Some atheists were brought to Ali and he burnt them. The news of this event, reached Ibn Abbas who said, "If I had been in his place, I would not have burnt them, as Allah's messenger forbade it, saying, "Do not punish anybody with Allah's punishment (fire)." I would have killed them according to the statement of Allah's Messenger, "Whoever changed his Islamic religion, then kill him."

Bukhari Volume 9, Book 84, Number 64

Narrated Ali, "Whenever I tell you a narration from Allah's messenger, by Allah, I would rather fall down from the sky, then ascribe a false statement to him, but if I tell you something between me and you, (not a Hadith), then it was indeed a trick (i.e., I may say things just to cheat my enemy). No doubt I heard Allah's messenger saying, "During the last days there will appear some young foolish people, who will say the best words, but their faith will not go beyond their throats (i.e. they will leave the faith) and will go out from their religion as an arrow goes out of the game. So, wherever you find them, kill them, for whoever kills them shall have reward on the Day of Resurrection."

Not only did Muhammad teach that Muslims are to murder those that have left Islam, "wherever you find them", he further taught that a Muslim who commits this type of murder will be doing God's service and be rewarded!

Anonymous said...

Terrorism In The Qur'an

Muhammad taught his followers to oppress or kill non-Muslims. Generally, Jews and Christians were allowed to live as such, provided they paid a special tax. This tax is Jizya, a tax revenue given to the Muslims to make up for revenues they lost from no longer dealing in pagan activities. If the Jews and Christians refused to pay this extortion tax they would have to convert to Islam or be killed. Non-Jews and non-Christians, such as idolaters or pagans, had to convert to Islam or be killed. Generally they didn't have the option of paying the tax. Here is the verse that teaches Muslims to oppress Jews and Christians:

"Fight those who do not believe in Allah, nor in the latter day, nor do they prohibit what Allah and His Apostle have prohibited, nor follow the religion of truth, (which is Islam that abolishes all other religions ) of the people of the Book, (meaning the Jews and the Christians ) until they pay the Jizya (the tax imposed upon them) with willing submission and feel themselves subdued . (with humiliation and submission to the government of Islam.) 9:29."

(Commentary in parenthesis is from the Tafsir Al-Jalalein. i.e., Al-Jalalein’s Interpretation of the Koran.)

The order to subjugate or kill Christians and Jews is in that verse. It is clear that Muhammad ordered his followers to fight those Christians and Jews to convert them or pay the Jizya, and if they didn't convert or pay, do you think that he told the followers to let them go in peace? It is very clear: convert, pay with submission, or die. The background for this is found in "The Life of Muhammad", op cit, page 620,

"until they [the Jews and Christians] pay the poll tax out of hand being humbled", i.e. as a compensation for what you fear to lose by the closing of the markets. God gave them compensation for what He cut off from them in their former polytheism by what He gave them by way of poll tax from the people of scripture."

Muhammad told his followers to attack the Jews and Christians. If they humble themselves and submit to the Muslims, but choose to remain Christian or Jewish, then they had to pay the Muslims. Again, as Muhammad's circumstances changed, Allah changed. Now Muhammad was an extortionist. Also note that the tax levied upon the Christians and Jews was not to support the state in general affairs, it was to compensate the Muslims. Muhammad was exactly like Mafia crime boss, making others pay for "protection," except it was Christians and Jews who really needed protection from the Muslims! Here is the verse in the Qur'an that teaches Muslims to attack and kill pagans:

"When the sacred months are over, slay the idolaters wherever you find them. Arrest them, besiege them, and lie in ambush everywhere for them. If they repent and take to prayer and render the alms levy, allow them to go their way. God is forgiving and merciful." Sura 9:5

The background for this verse is found in "The Life of Muhammad", op cit, page 617-619. Please note that my comments are in [ ] type brackets, and that it is a very long passage, so I have only quoted a portion of it:

A discharge came down, [Muhammad received a supposed revelation from God], permitting the breaking of the agreement between the apostle and the polytheists that none should be kept back from the temple when he came to it, and that none need fear during the sacred months. That there was a general agreement between him and the polytheists; meanwhile there were particular agreements between the apostle and the Arab tribes for specified terms. And there came down about it and about the disaffected who held back from him in the raid on Tabuk, [a Christian town Muhammad attacked, and forced them to pay him], .....So travel through the land for four months and know that you cannot escape God and that God will put the unbelievers to shame. And a proclamation from God and His apostle to men on the day of the greater pilgrimage that God and His apostle are free from obligation to the polytheists, i.e., after this pilgrimage. So if you repent it will be better for you; and if you turn back know that you cannot escape God. Inform those who disbelieve, about a painful punishment except those polytheists with whom you have made a treaty. .....If one of the polytheists, i.e. one of those whom I have ordered you to kill, asks your protection, give it him so that he may hear the word of God; then convey him to his place of safety.

Basically, Muhammad had an agreement with a number of Arab tribes. Some were peaceful with him, others disliked him. "Allah" gave Muhammad a "revelation" allowing him to break his word, the "agreement" with the pagan Arabs and attack them after the four sacred months were over. Once again, Muhammad had gained power, and things changed. Now Muhammad was permitted to lie, i.e., break his agreement, and make war upon the pagans. Muhammad's circumstances changed, and Allah changed again.

Note that in the last quoted paragraph, it is supposed to be God telling the Muslims to go out and kill people. Some of these people had gotten along peacefully with the Muslims. But because they didn't follow Muhammad, they were going to be attacked.