hudud : Definition, Usages, News and More

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

  • One key issue is whether the hudud laws violate the country's constitution.
  • 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 & Articles

  • 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."
    May 2, 2014 - Burbank Leader
Quotes

  • Nik Aziz Nik Mat in Reuters
    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.
  • Lim Kit Siang in The Malaysian Insider
    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.
  • Barack Obama in USA Today
    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... S Samy Vellu http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samy_Vellu&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNETYK8fbrOblmf3a6kFYMUNsCeQfg Malaysia Star http://www.google.com/url?q=http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp%3Ffile%3D/2009/1/13/nation/20090113190120%26sec%3Dnation&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGN2eN77Gg0QzbZWnz9U99PcpThKA Jan 13, 2009 48563 65754 hue We are already hearing a hue and cry from Wall Street, suggesting that this proposed fee is not only unwelcome but unfair, that by some twisted logic, it is more appropriate for the American people to bear the cost of the bailout rather than the...

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