02 Feb '14, 8am

Power to Us, the People

by Zainah [email protected]://www.thestar.com.my Too many among us have kept quiet for too long while our democracy was being trampled. It is time now to stand up and be counted. IT began with an attack on our culture and popular practices. From wayang kulit , mak yong , and mandi pantai , and then to yoga and poco poco , all deemed unIslamic and even banned in some states. Then, it was ideas like pluralism, feminism, liberalism, secularism. They were all a threat to Islam. They were supposedly alien ideas, promoted by groups out to impose Western values on poor unsuspecting Malaysians. Never mind that Malaysia has been a plural society whose diversity has been its strength for hundreds of years. Never mind that Islam was the first religion to give women rights unknown to other religions and cultures in the seventh century. Never mind that the Government spends billions to educat...

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