hudud hudud

Definition(s):

  • (n) Islamic laws stating the limits ordained by Allah and including the deterrent punishments for serious crimes

Usage(s):

  1. One key issue is whether the hudud laws violate the country's constitution.
  2. It is the provision of health care, housing and human-resource development that consumes our attention, not the minutiae of the hudud, the Islamic penal code.

News

  • In Theory: On crime and punishment and Sharia law

    The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, known as PAS, a political party with a strong base in the Malaysian state of Kelantan, pushed through the Sharia Criminal Code Enactment (II) 1993, which calls for hudud , or extreme corporal punishment when there is strong evidence of a crime to insure "justice and equality."
    on May 3, 2014     Source: Burbank Leader

Quotes

  1. "It is more important for the Chinese to accept hudud laws because those who steal do not steal from the poor," said Nik Aziz, who wore a skullcap, white shirt and sarong.
    on Jan 17, 2008 By: Nik Aziz Nik Mat Source: Reuters

  2. "Hukum hudud is not Pakatan Rakyat policy and it is for Husam to clarify what he actually said," veteran DAP leader Lim Kit Siang wrote in his blog today.
    on Dec 21, 2008 By: Lim Kit Siang Source: The Malaysian Insider

  3. "Karpal is a gentleman politician and a veteran. Although we have differences, I respect him but the same cannot be said of other DAP leaders who are more interested in winning (this) by-election than the future of the country (if hudud is...
    on Jan 13, 2009 By: S Samy Vellu Source: Malaysia Star

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