Charlie Hebdo’s Idea Of Freedom of Religion And Freedom Of Speech

22 01 2015

“Every time we draw a cartoon of Mohammed, every time we draw a cartoon of prophets, every time we draw a cartoon of God, we defend the freedom of religion,” – Gérard Biard,.

Firstly as a Muslim, I do not support the mass shooting at Charlie Hebdo’s office and it must not been done in the name of Islam because it is wrong according to the teaching of Islam Ahli As-Sunnah Wa Al-Jama`ah, as what we practise in Malaysia.

Now, it is always interesting to see how people interpret freedom of speech and freedom of religion and use them for their own agendas.

I do not understand why humiliating and disgracing religions can be regarded as defending freedom of religion.

Freedom of religion means the rights for everybody to manifest his or her religion in teaching, practice, worship, and observance; and not the rights for everybody to insult religions.

So people who support freedom of religion must respect these rights and not the other way around.

When one make fun and disgraces a religion, the person no longer respect the rights of the believers of that religion; hence there is no more freedom of religion.

Then talking about freedom of expression and freedom of speech, some people believe in total freedom and that they have the rights to do anything or say anything they like, including to purposely hurting or insulting others and there is no limit to how far they can go.

I cannot comment about the French law regarding freedom of expression and freedom of speech because I do not know about the constitution of the country; however as a civilised and responsible person I think that it is weird to purposely make fun and insult religion just because the law allows one to do so.

Just because my mother bought me a big box of my favourite chocolate, it does not mean that I should eat them all at once, because that will not be healthy; and so I must think before I do something.

In Malaysia, there is a limit to freedom of expression and freedom of speech as written in Article 10 of the Federal Constitution of Malaysia and making fun of other religions is against the teaching of Islam.

It is a good thing because we must learn to respect each other and while some people love to insult others, most of them do not like to be insulted in return.

And while the supporters of Charlie Hebdo want others to respect their freedom of expression and freedom of speech, they themselves cannot respect the freedom of expression and freedom of speech of others.

They slam Pope Francis for saying:

“There is a limit. Every religion has its dignity … in freedom of expression there are limits,” and that “one cannot provoke, one cannot insult other people’s faith, one cannot make fun of faith.”

And Gérard Biard denounced the Western publications that have declined to reprint his paper’s controversial cartoons, he told NBC that:

“When they refuse to publish this cartoon, when they blur it out, when they decline to publish it, they blur out democracy.”

Isn’t democracy means the right for everybody to choose what we want?

So if Gérard Biard and his supporters believe in democracy, freedom of expression and freedom of speech, they must not slam the Pope and those publications for not following their ideas.

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Sembang Santai Home-Schooling

11 01 2015
My father was addressing  the audience at the event, January 10, 2015.

My father was addressing the audience at the event, January 10, 2015.

My family were invited to a talk about home-schooling at an event organised by KAM, ‘Sembang Santai Home-Schooling’ in Shah Alam yesterday.

Apart from my parents, my elder sisters Aiman Amani and Aeshah Adlina, I was also called to talk on the stage.

Nobody told me that I was going to give a speech, so when I was called to the stage, I was rather surprised.

But as it was my second public speech, I was not that nervous except for the fact that my heart was thumping.

I gave a speech about something that really matters to me, the true definition of Freedom of Speech in Malaysia as written in Article 10 of the Federal Constitution, the four sensitive issues and the Sedition Act.

I was giving my speech on Freedom of Speech.

I was giving my speech on Freedom of Speech.

To my surprise, during the Question and Answer Session, there are lots of questions that were directed to me.

Most of the questions were a bit hard to be answered since I was half nervous because I never thought that the participants would address their questions to me and that I’ve never thought of some of the things that were asked.

However, I tried my best to answer all of them.
It was a proud moment for me when someone who stood up to ask me two questions told the audience that he has been reading my blog.
Abang Mohd Hanif, who has actually been following my blog is also a blogger and I’m glad to get to know another wonderful and more experienced blogger.
During the program, I really enjoyed the wonderful Qasidah that was performed by the delegates from Terengganu.

The wonderful Qasidah group fro  Terengganu.

The wonderful Qasidah group fro Terengganu.

My sisters and I also performed two songs, Alhamdulillah by Dawud Wharnsby Ali and Khalifah Song, which we only had a day to practice.

I really wished that my father had told us earlier about it so that we can have more time to practice.

Right after the program was over, a lot of people started to crowd around me to take pictures with me 🙂

I really enjoyed the program and the chance to meet so many wonderful people and I hope that I can meet them again.

I want to thank KAM for giving me a chance to share my ideas.

It is a good way to for me to learn on how to express my ideas in front of other people and to answer unexpected questions spontaneously which are very important to me in pursuing my ambition to become a lawyer and a politician.

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Is Muhyiddin Racist?

15 09 2014

Please watch the video of Tan Sri Muhyiddin’s speech on Article 10 of the Federal Constitution : “Muhyiddin: Tiada Pihak Boleh Persoalkan Pembentukan Negara Malaysia (Video)”.

The opposition parties are very busy complaining about everything that they can think of instead of working to solve the problems in Selangor, Penang and Kelantan.

Now they and some human rights activists are fighting for a total freedom of speech because they want to be free to say everything they wish, including matters related to sensitive issues such as the Federal Constitution, the Royal Institution and others.

Like when Lim Kit Siang humiliate the Khutbah Jumaat that reminded the Muslims of the Surah Al-Baqarah: verse 120.

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Tony Pua also humiliated JAKIM’s Khutbah Jumaat (about Valentine’s day.)

Hannah Yeoh went against the Sultan of Selangor’s decree on Allah issue as well as Selangor Non-Islamic Religions (Control of Propagation Among Muslims) Enactment 1988,  and Article 11(4) of the Federal Constitution of Malaysia.

I wonder if Khalid Ibrahim would obey Hannah Yeoh.

PAS’s Wan Ji made lots of rude statements against the teaching of Islam, Islamic authorities and the Royal Institution.

Wanji 1

And lots of human rights activists do not respect the Federal Constitution of Malaysia.

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They use Article 10 of the Federal Constitution as the reason why they are free to say anything they wish; claiming that Article 10 Clause 1 (a) granted them total freedom of speech’.

Article 10 Clause 1 (a) says:

“every citizen has the right to freedom of speech and expression”

Is it true that the Article 10 of the Federal Constitution gives us a total freedom of speech?

No, because Article 10 of the Federal Constitution says:

“10. (1) Subject to Clauses (2), (3) and (4)—
(a) every citizen has the right to freedom of speech and expression;”

That means Article 10 (1) of the Federal Constitution is subjected to Clauses (2), (3) and (4).

And Clause 2 (a) of the Article 10 says:

“Parliament may by law impose— on the rights conferred by paragraph (a) of Clause (1), such restrictions as it deems necessary or expedient in the interest of the security of the Federation or any part thereof, friendly relations with other countries, public order or morality and restrictions designed to protect the privileges of Parliament or of any Legislative Assembly or to provide against contempt of court, defamation, or incitement to any offence;”

So, the oppositions and human rights activists who support them, only use Article 10 (1) (a) and purposely ignore Article 10 (1) which says that the article is subjected to Clauses (2), (3) and (4).

That means, they just skipped the part of the article that says there are restrictions to freedom of speech.

That is wrong because we cannot use only a part of an article of the Federal Constitution and skip the rest of the article as we wish. 

They did the same when they refer to Article 11 (1) of the Federal Constitution by purposely leaving the part saying, “subject to Clause (4), to propagate it”.

Anyway, freedom of speech that they are fighting for is only a total freedom for them to say what ever they want but not for others.

Does Anwar respect freedom of speech if he wanted to sue the reporter who asked him a question that he is not happy with?

Another example is the issue between the Chief Minister of Penang, Lim Guan Eng and PAS’s Nasruddin Hassan Tantawi.

Is freedom of speech respected by people who always talk about freedom of speech in the above examples?

I am tired of the opposition’s tactics to destroy the stability of our country with the help of those human rights activists who support them.

They must look at themselves before telling others what to do.

They are worse than the pot calling the kettle black.





Tony Pua Hina Khutbah Jumaat?

15 02 2014

DAP’s MP of Petaling Jaya Utara, Tony Pua Kiam Wee made a very silly statement in his Facebook page.

On Friday, February 14, 2014, JAKIM’s Friday sermon talked about why Muslims must not celebrate Valentine’s day.

Look at what Tony Pua wrote:

Image from Tonu Pua's Facebook.

Image from Tonu Pua’s Facebook.

From what he wrote, he clearly try to mock JAKIM especially by writing:

“Oh no. I feel so unclean and immoral now I might just burn in hell.”

May be Tony Pua does not know that Friday sermons are read in the mosques and to be addressed to the Muslims and not to the non-Muslims like him.

Is it fair for a Malaysian politician like Tony Pua to mock other people’s religion especially Islam which is the religion of the Federation?

DAP always talks about Article 11(3) of the Federal Constitution and now what is Tony Pua’s right to interfere with another religion which is not his?

Freedom of Speech? 

What would he say if a Muslim politician from UMNO make such an open rude statements to make fun of his religion?

On top of that, Tony Pua had clearly humiliate Article 3(1) of the Federal Constitution of Malaysia that says:

“Islam is the religion of the Federation; but other religions may be practised in peace and harmony in any part of the Federation.”

Apart from mocking Islam, Tony Pua also failed to understand the phrase, “other religions may be practised in peace and harmony in any part of the Federation”.

A very senior lawyer, Uncle Naser Disa says “other religions may be practised in peace and harmony in any part of the Federation” means that people from other religions must practise their religions in peace and harmony with others from different religions especially Islam, which is the religion of the Federation of Malaysia.

Is Tony Pua proud of mocking other people’s religion?

But what about his integrity?

Well, may be integrity means nothing to him.

I wonder if Hannah Yeoh will call Tony Pua a racist?





20 Children Died In Sandy Hook Elementary School’s Mass Shooting; Why?

16 12 2012

This 2012 photo provided by the family shows Emilie Alice Parker. Parker was killed Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, when a gunman opened fire at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Conn., killing 26 children and adults at the school. (AP Photo/Courtesy of the Parker Family)

This 2012 photo provided by the family shows Emilie Alice Parker. Parker was killed Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, when a gunman opened fire at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Conn., killing 26 children and adults at the school. (AP Photo/Courtesy of the Parker Family)

In Palestine, Afghanistan and Syria innocent children and teachers were killed in schools because of the wars.

There is no war in the United States but twenty children and six teachers were killed in an elementary school in the United States on Friday. (Please click here for 26 People Died in Sandy Hook Elementary School, Newtown, Conn., Mass Shooting- Photos, Videos)

A medical examiner, Dr. H. Wayne Carver said at a news conference Saturday the deaths are classified as homicides; saying that he believes “everybody was hit more than once.”

Why must this happened?

Now, the United States of America seems to be facing a very big problem – mass shooting.

It happened everywhere in public places, cinema, malls, schools and lots of other places that should be safe from this kind of disaster.

I am very sad especially because I am also a kid and I know that there is nothing much that kids could do to protect ourselves in such situations.

I wonder why that happens again and again.

Maybe the freedom of owning guns in America, allowed some people to use the guns for killing other people.

But why must they killed other people, the people who they didn’t even know?

And is it the right thing to let people own guns freely?

Owning guns means that they can use them any time and any where; even for mass shootings.

May be the problems started because there is too much freedom and human rights.

May be some people might think that it is their rights to do what ever they want to do with their guns; including mass killing.

Is all this fair for children like me?

I don’t think so.

How about our rights as children, should kids carry guns too to protect ourselves like adults?

I guess America has too much freedom when too much freedom is not always good.

Americans are very proud of their freedom and liberty.

“My country ‘tis of thee,

Sweet land of liberty…”

“…From every mountain side,

Let the freedom ring.”

So people are always fighting for their rights and freedom in everything without thinking about other people’s rights.

They may become selfish and had forgotten about good values especially of respecting others.

So, too much freedom is not always good.

And to the Malaysians who support the oppositions parties especially PKR fighting for total freedom, and look at the United States as an ideal example, please think about all these.

If they follow United States of America in fighting for freedom and human rights, this is what that will happen to Malaysia later on.

Total freedom seems to be a nice idea, but is it really good for all of us, our communities and our country?

I am very sad and sorry for all the victims’ families and friends.

Please click here for more photos of the victims.

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Did Lim Guan Eng Said The Malays Are Moron?

17 10 2012

I read an article by Helen Ang about Mr. Lim Guan Eng saying that the Malays are morons.

Is it true that Malays are morons?

Should a leader like Mr. Lim Guan Eng calls other people moron just because he does not like them?

We should not call other people names or say that they are stupid and humiliate them just like that even if we don’t like them.

We should respect other people and not humiliate others.

And I am sure that the Mr. Lim Guan Eng will not be very happy if UMNO’s senior leaders do the same to him or to other opposition leaders especially the Chinese.

He also accused Utusan for lying 9 times on October 7.

He tweeted that Utusan lies everyday.

How about MalaysiaKini and Harakah, they never lie?

Mr. Lim Guan Eng is very angry with Utusan because PR still cannot control Utusan like what PR did to MCA’s The Star.

Is this freedom of press and freedom of speech for DAP and the opposition parties?

And they accused the government for controlling the press …

They claimed that they are fair and they support press freedom …

They took part in demonstrations like Bersih 3 that caused riot and destroyed things including plants, left rubbish around, overturned a police car and other crazy things, saying that they fight for press freedom.

And what PAS leaders will say about this?

PAS leaders are Malays so what will they say when their ally humiliate the Malays?

They’ll support their ally, won’t they?

Just as what happened after Ngeh’s statements





Actress Cindy Lee Garcia Sues Producer Of ‘Innocence Of Muslims’

20 09 2012

Cindy Lee Garcia (AP)

Actress Cindy Lee Garcia who acted in the film, ‘Innocence of Muslims’ sues the film producer for fraud and slander.

Nakoula Basseley Nakoula alias Sam Bacile is reported to be the producer.

She also named Google Inc and its YouTube unit as defendants, asked that the film be removed from YouTube and said her right to privacy had been violated.

The suit accuses Nakoula, Google and YouTube of invasion of privacy, unfair business practices, the use of Garcia’s likeness without permission and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

“This lawsuit is not an attack on the First Amendment nor on the right for Americans to say what they think, but does request that the offending content be removed from the Internet,” the lawsuit said.

Does the producer’s freedom of expression gives him the right to use and cheat the actress in expressing his freedom of speech?

Nakoula Basseley Nakoula (L) is escorted out of his home by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s officers in Cerritos, California September 15, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

And what about the rights of actress Cindy Lee Garcia?

I really pity the actress if she really was cheated by the producer.

And why did Sam Bacile cheated the actress if he thinks that it is okay to produce the “hateful” film?

I agree with the U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon that freedom of expression should not be abused to provoke or humiliate some others’ values and beliefs.

The world will be a better place to live in if every body can try to be a better person and respect people around us.

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