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NGO: Continued labelling of SIS as 'deviant' makes them a target

PETALING JAYA: The continued labelling of Sisters in Islam's (SIS) as 'deviant' will only open space for more action to be taken against them by the state or even by misguided non-state actors, says Lawyers For Liberty (LFL).


Hold the perpetrators of sexual violence accountable, not their victims

We need to change the pervasive and toxic culture that polices what women wear and holds them responsible for leading men astray. We need to call out perpetrators of violence and make them accountable for their behaviour.


Be transparent about motives of unilateral conversion Bill, SIS tells state leaders

PETALING JAYA: Sisters in Islam (SIS) is demanding all parties be transparent about motives behind discussions with regards to the controversial bill allowing for the unilateral religious conversion of minor children with the consent of just one parent in Selangor.


'Awan & Tanah' charity exhibition discusses gender equality and religion

Sisters of Islam (SIS), an NGO committed to promoting women's rights, is back with its annual fund-raising art exhibition series, which opens at Cult Gallery, Bukit Tunku in Kuala Lumpur on Aug 3.


39 students affected in new case of air pollution

JOHOR BARU: Another air pollution incident has resulted in 39 students from five schools in Pasir Gudang to vomit and have breathing difficulties.


Human rights organisations slam heavier sedition sentence for Wan Ji

PETALING JAYA: Several human rights organisations have slammed the additional one-year sentence given to preacher Wan Ji Wan Husin for sedition.


Muftis: Actions not Islamic

PETALING JAYA: Vigilante moral policing is not Islamic and authorities must act firmly against groups such as the Badar squad before other copycats go around harassing Muslims, say local Islamic leaders.