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Nation 14 Sep 2020 | 7:00 AM

Stop asking when hudud will be applied, PAS’ ranks told

PETALING JAYA: A Kelantan PAS delegate advised members to stop asking when the Islamist party would implement hudud (Islamic penal code) now that the party was part of the ruling Perikatan Nasional government.

World 05 Mar 2018 | 11:23 PM

U.N. rights investigator decries Iran clampdown, torture, floggings

GENEVA (Reuters) - Iran has arrested activists and political opponents in a clampdown on freedom of expression as use of torture continues despite promises of reform, a United Nations report said on Monday.

World 28 Feb 2018 | 4:00 AM

Iran justice minister expects fewer executions under revised drug law

GENEVA (Reuters) - Iran's justice minister said on Tuesday a recent reform of its drug laws should lead to fewer executions after the U.N. Secretary General said he remained alarmed about their high number - nearly 500 last year.

Nation 19 Feb 2017 | 12:00 AM

‘Muslims don’t need this right now’

PERLIS Mufti Datuk Dr Asri Zainul Abidin spoke bluntly at a recent forum on religion.

Nation 11 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

Nazri: ‘When I made that Sosma promise, there was no Pota yet’

Then minister in charge of law, now Tourism and Culture Minister, Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz takes on tough questions on Sosma, the gloomy economy and Dr M, square in the face.

Nation 24 Jul 2016 | 12:00 AM

Women to the fore

Selangor made strides recently when it appointed two female syariah high court judges. The two women speak to Sunday Star about the challenges they face.

Nation 29 May 2016 | 12:00 AM

Hudud implementation may lead to differing punishments

PETALING JAYA: It remains to be seen how the implementation of hudud in Kelantan will turn out in the state’s legal system, but there are several unnerving and downright confusing scenarios which could arise.

Nation 05 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

PAS to stay in Pakatan

KUALA SELANGOR: PAS will stay true to its Islamic agenda despite staying on in Pakatan Rakyat, says party president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang.

Nation 03 Jun 2015 | 10:41 AM

PAS polls: 'Poisonous' leaders weakening party, claims Mahfodz

GOMBAK: "Poisonous" party leaders are to be blamed for weakening PAS, conspiring with political partners in their attempts to put a stop to the implementation of hudud.

Nation 03 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

Willing to be punching bag

SHAH ALAM: PAS Youth chief Suhaizan Kaiat said he is willing to become the “punching bag” in Pakatan Rakyat to ensure that Islam is not left behind if Pakatan Rakyat comes to power.