'Don't listen to PAS attempts to manipulate the issue by saying that hudud laws will not be forced on non-Muslims.'
'I did not boycott PAS celebration'
Black Mamba: Karpal Singh and DAP's stand on hudud has been steadfast all along, it is PAS that is reverting from what it said before and what it's saying now.
PAS needs to understand that in today's global economy, where financial and human capital are so fluid, the implementation of hudud law will set Malaysia backward to the days of early civilisation where capital punishment was a way of life.
Learn from Turkey on how an Islamic nation can blend with the West without compromising its Islamic values and still maintain itself as a liberal nation.
Aku Melayu: Karpal, are you definitely sure that you told the DAP headquarters about your inability to attend the function?
Penang CM Lim Guan Eng must have been lying when he said to reporters that he did not know that Karpal would not be attending the PAS 60th anniversary do.
Chong Abdullah: Hudud has been part of the syariah law since 1400 years ago and it does not need "all Muslims" to agree with it. This rule is only applicable to Muslims and not others.
Of course, that is in the nature of humans, if you ask all Muslims in Malaysia, they don't all agree with the death penalty for drug trafficking. But still Malaysia implements it.
Hudud is not an option, it is an obligation to abide by. Once it is a rule, we have to abide by it. For Muslims to say this rule is outdated or not practical is kufr (infidelity).
AntiRacial: Don't listen to PAS' statements and their attempts to manipulate the issue by saying that hudud laws will not be forced on non-Muslims. This is just to make non-Muslims agree to the hudud implementation.
BN-Umno is instigating the hudud issue, as shown by their statements about how they welcome and are willing to further discuss the matter with PAS.
They have two intentions: first, to create friction between PAS and DAP; second to tell PAS that BN is willing to consider hudud if PAS is willing to pull out from Pakatan and join BN.
Implementing hudud in the country may be the beginning of the destruction of Malaysia's multiracial society.
Mohd: The problem with DAP and PAS is that both are political parties with strong principles. However, I do believe an amicable solution can be achieved.
PAS spiritual leader Nik Aziz Nik Mat and DAP national chairperson Karpal Singh have provided exemplary leadership. Can both of them now come out with something that can appeased both sides of the argument?
Karpal's absence at PAS do raises eyebrows
Indon Planter: Pakatan Rakyat leaders are allowed to have differences but they should not let these to become the stumbling block to their main objective - to oust BN.
Talk about hudud when you are in power. To argue over it now is like putting the cart before the horse, and to me that is silly.
Clean & Clear: Karpal Singh alone is not DAP, and if he was not present at the PAS function - it's no big deal.
Fair Play: Politics is all about creating impact. The greater, the better. In a war of words, the one who shouts loudest usually wins because he drowns out the others.
Many politicians, at least in the Malaysian context, have long passed their 'use-by date'. But unlike old soldiers who never die but fade away, they are neither.
Keturunan Malaysia: I wish to think many Malaysians wouldn't want Karpal to retire just yet. Perhaps his body and limbs are catching up with age, but his mind is amazingly fresh, alert, wise and young.
Don't you think a lot of much younger leaders are unable to even hold a candle to him?
Faz: In the absence of good news, anything else will do. We seem to be obsessed with reading too much into every nooks and corners of the debate. Only through discussions and consultations will acceptable decisions be accommodated.
We expect DAP, PKR and PAS to be together to fight Umno-BN for our future as Malaysians.
Anonymous Liberal: PAS has to understand that Malaysia is a multi-racial, multi-religious country. All three races have an equal say in the affairs of this country.
We have enough laws to keep crime in check, but the only way to make the country safe is to kick BN out and install a regime that will clean up this country.
If Anwar Ibrahim, Abdul Hadi Awang and the other Pakatan leaders are not focussed on the task ahead, then they forget about forming the next government.
We'd rather live with the known devil than the unknown.
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