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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

I.C.E. ~ In Case of Emergency - Who're you gonna call?

Most of us have and use a smartphone nowadays. In case of any emergency or when we are unfortunately involved in an accident or mishap where we pass out and are unable to call for help, the first responders such as the Fire & Rescue personnel, paramedics or police would search us for our phones. To see who they can contact to inform them of our situation.

My friend, Datuk Haji Zainul Rijal Abu Bakar [photo above] WhatsApped me early this morning and shared with me about this matter. He asked me to share with my contacts in order to alert everyone about the importance of setting up our ICE 1, ICE 2 and ICE 3 should we be unfortunate enough to be caught in such an unforeseen situation.

Now, ICE stands for In Case of Emergency, not for the song 'Ice, Ice, Baby' by Vanilla Ice. :P 
So, please update the contact number of your spouse, parents or guardian who is the person to contact in case of any unfortunate emergency or mishap that could happen to us.

Let's say, you have your darling listed as Sayang, Wife or Hubby, Dad or Mom in your phone contact list. Go to your phone list and click Edit. After you have typed in 'ICE 1' after their name, please click 'Save'. 

It should read i.e. ~ Sayang ICE 1, or Wife ICE 1, Hubby ICE 1, Dad ICE 1, Mom ICE 1, etc. Once you have saved their contact number as such, you are done.

Do so for the next person that can be contacted to help you and add ICE 2 after their name and click Save. You can go on and add another reliable person as your ICE 3.
This is important. I strongly suggest that you spread this message with your loved ones and contacts.

All the best. 

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Syariah Laws Conundrum in Malaysia ~ Why no one's talking about it!

Every now and then, we will hear about a case that involves matters concerning the upholding of the Syariah or against its implementation here in Malaysia.
Why is that so?
Well, for starters, the so-called Syariah Courts systems here in Malaysia differ severely from what is commanded by Allah the Almighty and enjoined by the Sunnah @ Examples of the Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Alaihi Wassallam.
This problem is compounded further by the various ways by which each state in Malaysia interprets the Syariah Laws according to their whims or fancies and pick and choose some and leave out the rest.
They do not even agree to the upholding of what Allah the Supreme Creator has decreed and instead play pussyfoot with the Hudud Laws as they please.

As you can see in the diagram above, the ‘Syariah Courts’ of Malaysia are a rung below the High Court of Malaya and the High Courts of Sabah and Sarawak which are below the Court of Appeal and the Federal Court which is the highest court in the country.
Technically, the Shariah Courts are way down at level 5, just bordering above the level of the Subordinate Courts. Not much legal clout if you ask me.
Even then, when it comes to the meting out of justice to Syariah Law offenders, the various Syariah Courts of each state differ from one another and do not have Syariah Court judges with a firm spine and strength of character to see to the implementation of punishments befitting the crimes committed.
As evidenced in the case of Kartika Sari Dewi Syukarnor who was sentenced to be caned by 6 strokes of the Syariah Courts standard rotan, the punishment was scuttled by the decree of the Sultan of Pahang, Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah and changed with doing community service instead.
I was fortunate enough to be able to meet Allahyarham Professor Datuk Dr.Haji Harun Din Al Hafiz way back on the 6th of July, 2010 at his residence, Darussyifa, Bangi, Selangor and video interview him about the Syariah System being opposed by politicians like Karpal Singh and Anwar Ibrahim and the way Syariah Court judgments were not being implemented because the Malay Sultans here in Malaysia were not upholding the Commandments of Allah, God Almighty because they didn’t have it in them to do what’s right.
Isn’t it strange that the Malays of Malaysia choose to remain quiet and look the other way when the true Syariah Laws commanded by Allah the Almighty Himself are overruled by the Malay Sultans and even if said to be implemented are just very watered down puny sentences not worth a glance by true Mukmins who prefer to live under Allah’s Syariah systems instead of manmade laws!

Yet all these 9 Malay Sultans and the Supreme King [chosen to reign as the Supreme King of Malaysia for 5 years on a rotation basis from the 9 Malay Sultans] do not really have it in them to issue forth a Royal Decree that Malaysia is to be ruled according to the Syariah of Allah, Azza Wa Jalla.
So, we are witnessing a conundrum today where we have all these people objecting to the true implementation of Allah’s actual Syariah Laws and prefer to put up a facade of allowing a very watered down, weakened form of Syariah Laws upon only Muslims.
Just look at how ‘chickenshit’ caning of the Syariah caning is done here in Malaysia! Bonkers! Can this be even considered as caning? It is more of a harmless tapping! Even school teachers can do a better job of caning than these Prisons Department Correctional officers! What a bloody shame! 
Compare the above caning method of Malaysia with the right manner of caning being implemented in Acheh, Sumatera, Indonesia. in the video below: 
Then we have these so called ‘Muslims’ protesting vehemently against even those very weakened and watered down Syariah punishments in the form of liberal groups like Sisters in Islam, Lawyers for Liberty and paranoid lawyers like Siti Kassim and others.
Couple that with Malay Sultans like the Sultan of Pahang and you have a situation where true Islam can barely breathe and those of us who would love nothing more than to see the real Syariah of Allah be a reality here in our lifetime face a secular Federal Government under a known anti Shariah Prime Minister in the form of Tun Dr.Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia’s 4th and current 7th Premier.
It’s becoming a real struggle to live life as a proper Muslim in this climate of anti-Syariah and anti-Islamic anything brought about by a disorganised JAKIM [Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia @ Department of Islamic Development of Malaysia] which has really not done much for better understanding of Islam in this country.
JAKIM really needs to step up its role in explaining about the difference between the Syariah Laws of Allah the Almighty and the more severe form of caning that is carried out under the Civil Laws system. Again, it also depends upon who is heading JAKIM?
If the Director-General of JAKIM is a 'play safe' fellow, then you'll see the whole department officials do the same thing. Then it is also a matter of who is the Minister in Charge of the Religious Division in the Prime Minister's Office? Then it goes all the way up as to who is the Prime Minister?
As we know that Tun Dr.Mahathir Mohamad is the PM now, it all goes back to square one. This man is not known to be in favor of upholding the true Syariah Laws of Allah per se. The announced Premier in waiting, Dato Seri Anwar Ibrahim is also one who is on record, being against the setting up of a true blue Islamic State here in Malaysia.
So, we have this conundrum where the current Malay leaders of this country not really having it in them to practice what they tend to preach all these years and I believe that they never will till Doomsday!
Why do I say that?
You see, it all goes back to the Royal Sultanates being the highest authority in Bolehland. Their Majesties will never acquiesce to the upholding of the real Syariah Laws of Allah for it will require them to live a life that is frugal and not as luxurious a life that they are all enjoying right now.
They will have to live as the Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Alaihi Wassallam and his Sahabah @ companions did. No fancy palaces, furnishings, modes of transportations, legions of special forces or security protecting their royal selfs day and night and all other trappings of this mortal world.
Don't even compare our Royals to those in Saudi Arabia. Those fellows who became Kings there were the creation of the British Colonials and supported by the United States of America. The wealth derived from petroleum bequeathed to the Arabs by Allah the Almighty has been misused by the House of Saud to live a life of splendour whilst there are hundreds of millions of their fellow Arabs suffering in the neighbouring countries as a result of war and famine brought about by the destruction of those nations by the onslaught of the wars declared upon them by the USA and UK, with their allies in the EU.
Back to the topic.
Syariah Laws will remain to be just a facade here in Bolehland.
The people here in Malaysia and Singapore will still be running scared that if true Syariah Laws are to be imposed in these countries, offenders will be whipped as in the video here:
You can go on wasting your breath reminding them that caning is what the Civil Courts are prescribing to serious crimes offenders but the objectors will still suffer a Cataract of their Minds and cry foul saying 'Hell No! Syariah has to Go!' :P
Syariah will remain forever as the proverbial Boogeyman used to scare little children in the past. Today's offsprings are given a smartphone or tablet to keep them occupied and grow up 'Clueless in KL' and beyond.
May Allah help us all. Ameen.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Kesah Pasangan Lesbian Melayu Kena Hukum 6 Sebatan di Terengganu

Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh.

Saya merujuk kepada kes sepasang wanita lesbian [musahaqah] Melayu yang dijatuhkan hukuman sebatan sebanyak 6 kali setiap seorang oleh pegawai Jabatan Penjara Malaysia di Dewan 2 Mahkamah Tinggi Syariah Kuala Terengganu dengan disaksikan lebih 100 orang awam.

Pasangan Lesbian terbabit
Maka 'bagaikan enau dalam belukar', keluar lah seorang demi seorang 'ulamak' duniawi mula bersuara membicarakan tentang hukuman tersebut di dalam majlis majlis ceramah agama di masjid masjid dan surau surau di dalam negara.

Sebahagian mereka ini mengeluarkan pendapat menurut buah fikiran mereka sendiri dan ada pula pemimpin negara yang berkata bahawa Malaysia tidak patut kelihatan sebagai sebuah negara Muslim yang 'keras' didalam pelaksanaan hukum hakam Islamnya.

Didalam Surah An Nisa ayat ke 58, Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala 

'Sesungguhnya Allah menyuruh kamu supaya menyerahkan segala jenis amanah kepada ahlinya (yang berhak menerimanya), dan apabila kamu menjalankan hukum di antara manusia, (Allah menyuruh) kamu menghukum dengan adil. Sesungguhnya Allah dengan (suruhanNya) itu memberi pengajaran yang sebaik-baiknya kepada kamu. Sesungguhnya Allah sentiasa Mendengar, lagi sentiasa Melihat.'

Di zaman ini, ramai dari kalangan mereka yang mengaku diri sebagai 'Muslim' pada hakikatnya hanya mendakwa diri sebagai orang Islam tetapi sebenarnya lemah dari segi pemahaman tentang ajaran Islam yang sebenar. 

Yang membuat kenyataan begitu begini menentang pelaksanaan hukuman sebat atau cambuk didalam negara Malaysia ini terdiri dari kalangan yang 'Muslim' hanya pada nama sahaja.

Mereka tidak benar benar percaya dan meyakini akan Syariat Allahu Ta'ala. Mereka berfikir bahawa hukum sebat ini adalah keputusan para hakim Mahkamah Syariah sahaja dan tidak diperintah oleh Tuhan Semesta Alam.

Ada yang menyoal kenapa perlu di sebat atau di rotan jika benar bahawa Allah itu Tuhan yang Maha Pengasih dan Maha Penyayang?

Cuba kita semak apa yang Allahu Rabbul Alamin perintahkan kepada kita didalam Surah An Nur ayat pertama: 

'Ini ialah satu "surah" yang Kami turunkan, dan Kami wajibkan hukum-hukumnya, serta Kami turunkan padanya ayat-ayat keterangan yang nyata supaya kamu beringat (mengamalkannya).'

Apakah golongan penentang pelaksanaan Hukum Syariah Allah ini buta terhadap perintah Allah yang terang terangan ini?

'Perempuan yang berzina dan lelaki yang berzina, hendaklah kamu sebat tiap-tiap seorang dari keduanya seratus kali sebat; dan janganlah kamu dipengaruhi oleh perasaan belas kasihan terhadap keduanya dalam menjalankan hukum agama Allah, jika benar kamu beriman kepada Allah dan hari akhirat; dan hendaklah disaksikan hukuman seksa yang dikenakan kepada mereka itu oleh sekumpulan dari orang-orang yang beriman.'

Pasangan 'Lesbian' tersebut melakukan sesuatu perkara yang dilaknati Allah! Perbuatan mereka itu adalah salah dan dilarang didalam ajaran agama Islam.

Saya menerima keterangan berkaitan kes tersebut ini dari seorang peguam terkemuka didalam negara kita:

Ini kisah sebenar kes lesbian disebat di Terengganu yang ramai tidak tahu.

1) Siapakah pesalah?

Dua wanita berumur 24 dan 32 tahun. Seorang berasal dari Terengganu, seorang lagi dari Pahang.

2) Bila dan di mana mereka ditangkap?

8 April 2018.  Di parkir Arena Merdeka, Dungun, Terengganu.

3) Pada jam berapa?

1.50 tengah hari.

4) Di manakah mereka ketika itu?

Dalam kereta bercermin gelap, di tempat duduk belakang.

5) Apakah yang ditemui ketika ditangkap?

1. Seluar dalam milik pasangan (dipercayai ditanggalkan)

2. Dildo @ Alat sulit tiruan lelaki yang disorokkan di bawah kerusi           pemandu.

6) Apakah yang dilakukan mereka ketika itu?

Mereka berada di kerusi belakang, sedang asyik berasmara.

7) Mereka didakwa atas Akta apa?

Seksyen 30 Enakmen Kesalahan Jenayah Syariah (Takzir) (Terengganu) 2001 yang dibaca bersama Seksyen 59 (1) enakmen yang sama kerana musahaqah.

Seksyen 30:
'Mana-mana orang perempuan yang melakukan musahaqah (persetubuhan diantara perempuan dengan perempuan) adalah melakukan suatu kesalahan dan apabila disabitkan boleh didenda tidak melebihi lima ribu ringgit atau dipenjarakan selama tempoh tidak melebihi tiga tahun atau disebat tidak melebihi enam sebatan atau dihukum dengan mana-mana kombinasi hukuman itu'.

Seksyen 59. Percubaan.

(1) Mana-mana orang yang cuba-

(a) melakukan sesuatu kesalahan yang boleh dihukum di bawah Enakmen ini atau di bawah mana-mana undang-undang bertulis lain yang berhubung dengan Hukum Syarak; atau

(b) menyebabkan kesalahan itu dilakukan,

dan dalam percubaan itu melakukan apa-apa perbuatan ke arah perlakuan kesalahan itu hendaklah, jika tiada peruntukan nyata dibuat oleh Enakmen ini atau undang-undang bertulis lain itu, mengikut mana-mana yang berkenaan, bagi hukuman percubaan itu, dihukum dengan apa-apa hukuman yang diperuntukkan bagi kesalahan itu.

8) Apakah yang tertuduh mengaku?

Mereka mengaku salah.

9) Adakah mereka diberi peluang merayu?

Mereka diberikan 14 hari untuk merayu tetapi tidak berbuat demikian.

10) Apakah hukuman yang dijatuhkan?

Setiap seorang 6 sebatan dan denda RM3,300.00

11) Adakah sebatan dilakukan secara terbuka?

Tidak, ia dilakukan dalam kamar tertutup.

12) Dimanakah sebatan itu dilakukan?

Di dalam ruang Dewan 2 Mahkamah Tinggi Syariah Kuala Terengganu.

13) Adakah orang awam dibenarkan menyaksikan sebatan?


14) Berapa bilangan orang awam yang menyaksikan sebatan tersebut?

100 orang terdiri daripada Wakil Media, Badan Bukan kerajaan (NGO) dan Wakil Persatuan Peguam.

15) Adakah ini kes pertama sebatan disaksikan oleh orang awam di dalam kamar mahkamah?

Tidak. Sebatan Syariah tertutup pernah dilakukan di negeri lain.  Ini cuma kes pertama Lesbian disebat, dan pertama kali dilakukan di negeri Terengganu.

16) Adakah sebarang rakaman dibenarkan ketika sebatan dilakukan?

Tiada sebarang rakaman dibenarkan. Kamera dan telefon bimbit tidak dibenarkan dibawa masuk dalam kamar mahkamah.

17) Adakah sebatan Syariah sama kuat ayunannya dengan sebatan Sivil sehingga kulit luka dan terkoyak?

Tidak. Sebatan syariah tidak mencederakan. Ia lebih bertujuan mendidik. Antara peraturan yang ditetapkan ialah orang yang melaksanakan sebat hendaklah menggunakan kekuatan yang sederhana tanpa mengangkat tangannya melebihi kepala supaya tidak melukai kulit pesalah dan bagi pesalah wanita hendaklah dilaksanakan dalam keadaan pesalah duduk.

18) Berapa lama kah masa yang diambil untuk kedua-dua pesalah tersebut disebat?

Dalam 6 minit.

Kredit © Buletin TTKM, 2018

Ada begitu banyak perbezaan diantara cara Sebatan Syariah yang telah dilaksanakan di Terengganu dan pelaksanaan Hukum Syar'iyah di Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam.

Cuba lihat disini:

Di Aceh, mereka tidak punya Raja atau Sultan Sultan Melayu yang mengaku diri sebagai 'Ketua Agama Islam'. Orang orang Aceh di bawah perintah Gubernur Wilayah Autonomi Provinsi Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam.

Hukum Syar'iyah Aceh dijalankan oleh DINAS SYARIAT ISLAM dan dihakimi oleh Mahkamah Syar'iyah Aceh.

Jangan menyamakan cara hukuman sebat yang dilaksanakan menurut perintah Allah dengan cara sebatan yang dilaksanakan menurut perintah Mahkamah Sivil.

Jauh bezanya.

Selaku umat Islam, kita hendaklah patuh terhadap perintah Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala dan tidak berkata ikut suka semasa hidup dengan Izin Allah di bumi ini.

Andainya berdegil juga, tunggu sajalah balasan Allah di dalam Alam Barzakh nanti dan seterusnya di Alam Akhirat pula.

Semasa kita di dalam kubur nanti, Malaikat Munkar dan Naqir tak akan peduli sama ada seseorang itu seorang Sultan, Perdana Menteri, Menteri begitu begini atau Peguam terhebat seantero dunia!

Tak adanya permaidani kuning atau merah terhampar menanti dikau. Hanya kain kafan yang putih menyelimuti jasad.

Semoga kita sama sama bersedia menyahut panggilan Ilahi nanti di dalam keadaan Husnul Khatimah. Amin. 

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

9/11 - Who really destroyed the World Trade Center?

It's been 17 long years since the World Trade Center twin towers in New York, USA were purposely destroyed by the 43rd US President George W.Bush administration who were working with the Zionist Israeli regime's MOSSAD operatives in order to launch an all out attack and invade Iraq and Afghanistan.

Do not believe the LIES of George W.Bush and Israel as to who caused the destruction of the WTC on the 11th of September, 2001!

In their plans for world domination, the USA and their accomplices have massacred so many innocent lives and continue to destroy human lives all over the world through their covert operations and orchestrated terror ops, laying the blame on the useless nincompoops of the Arab world who continue to wage war against their fellow Arabs and turn life into a living hell for their poor beleaguered citizens who can't do much to stop the evil.

In an authentic hadith, the Greatest Messenger of Allah, Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Alaihi Wassallam, said “Soon the nations will gather to take from you the same way you invite others to share from a feast!” 

A person asked the Prophet (may peace be upon him): “Is that because we are small in our numbers?” 

The Prophet (may peace be upon him) answered: “No! You will be many, like the foam on the sea, but you will be rubbish, like the rubbish carried down by the flood water. And certainly Allah will remove from the bosoms of your enemies the fear of you and into your bosoms He will cast enervation.” 

A person asked: “What is enervation?” 

The Prophet (may peace be upon him) replied:It is the love of life [this earthly existence] and the fear of death.(Narrated by Abu Dawud)

Thursday, September 06, 2018

Syariah System Acheh MMLA Study Tour 24-26 June 2010 ~ Kartika Sari Dewi Syukarno case follow up.

Way back in 2010, I was invited by Datuk Zainul Rijal Abu Bakar to join his Malaysian Muslim Lawyers Association [MMLA] team on a study tour of Nanggroe Acheh Darussalam's Syariah Laws implementation on a 3 days 2 nights trip. 

We left Malaysia on the 24th of June, 2010 via the LCCT KLIA terminal on Air Asia flight AK 9642 to Banda Acheh.

Accompanying us were Kartika Sari Dewi Shukarno's family consisting of her father, mother and brother. 

Kartika was in the news after being caught drinking Tiger Beer at Cherating Bay Lounge, along the Cherating Beach resort area, in Kuantan, Pahang at 11.40 am on the 11th of July, 2008 during a raid by the Enforcement team of the State of Pahang's Islamic Religious Authority. 
Kartika Sari Dewi Syukarno [right] with her mum
She was found guilty and sentenced to be lashed with 6 strokes by cane and pay a fine of RM5000 by the Kuantan Syariah High Court.

Kartika pleaded guilty and demanded that the caning sentence upon her be carried out immediately as she wanted it done and settled a.s.a.p. because she wanted to resume living her life with her husband and family.

Despite calls by Dato Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil the Women, Family and Society Development Minister for Kartika to make an appeal against such a sentence, Kartika was adamant in wanting her caning sentence to be carried out immediately.

Yet her wishes were dashed when the Sultan of Pahang decreed that her caning sentence was to be replaced with doing community service for a month instead.

Both Kartika and her dad were livid with the Sultan's decree and they decided to carry out the caning themselves. Hence, Kartika's family decided to join us on the Banda Acheh Syariah System study tour.

To be continued..