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Fatwa against SIS impacts larger issues

KUALA LUMPUR: Sisters in Islam (SIS), an NGO that champions the rights of women in Islam, is in the eye of a brewing storm that is sure to have a significant impact on Muslim society, liberal public opinion and moderate Islam as a whole.

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Court grants SIS leave to question fatwa

KUALA LUMPUR: Sisters in Islam (SIS) was given the green light by the High Court here for a judicial review on a gazetted fatwa (edict) in Selangor that declared the Muslim women’s rights group as deviating from Islam.

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SIS disgusted over discriminatory 'dress code' for women

PETALING JAYA: Sisters In Islam (SIS) has called on the government and all public institutions to re-educate their personnel in order to prevent cases on unwarranted dress code enforcement.

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Nov 12 hearing of SIS application to quash Mais ruling

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court on Monday set Nov 12 to hear a judicial review application by Sisters In Islam (SIS) to challenge the decision of the Selangor Islamic Religious Council in declaring the organisation as deviating from Islamic teachings.

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SIS: Launderette's 'Muslim only' policy divisive

JOHOR BARU: Sisters in Islam (SIS) has called the “Muslim only” policy adopted by a launderette in Muar, Johor as "divisive" that will further segregate Malaysians.

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It is SIS or ISIS, says rights activist

KUALA LUMPUR: Why must I choose between being a Muslim or a feminist, a Muslim or a human rights activist, asked Sisters in Islam (SIS) co-founder Zainah Anwar .

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Azmin proposes meeting between SIS and religious departments

PETALING JAYA: Selangor Mentri Besar Azmin Ali has proposed a meeting between Sisters in Islam (SIS), the Selangor mufti and Selangor Islamic Religious Council (Mais) in order to avert confusion and misunderstanding over a (gazetted edict) fatwa imposed against the Muslim women’s rights group.

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MB proposes meeting between SIS and Selangor religious authorities

PETALING JAYA: Selangor Mentri Besar Azmin Ali has proposed a meeting between Sisters in Islam (SIS) and the state’s highest Islamic authorities to iron out the issue of a fatwa on liberalism and pluralism that implicated the feminist group.

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SIS condemns intimidation against Borders manager

PETALING JAYA: Sisters in Islam (SIS) has condemned the continued intimidation by the Federal Territory Islamic Religious Department (Jawi) against Borders Mid Valley manager Nik Raina Nik Abdul Aziz.

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Court to hear SIS’ judicial review of fatwa in November

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court has set Nov 12 to her Sisters in Islam’s (SIS) judicial review of a gazetted fatwa (edict) in Selangor declaring the group as deviating from Islam.