Monday, 9 November 2009

Dr Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin, We Say to You, "Sue the Bastards!!"

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"1Telor !"

by

Art Harun

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If I were advising (ex-Perlis Mufti) Dr Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin, I would advise him to SUE their (PGSM) proverbial kain pelikat off!

Yes. I am talking about the Persatuan Peguam Syarie Malaysia or Malaysian Syariah Lawyers Association (PGSM).

I will not repeat what was said in the (PGSM) memorandum.

Suffice if I were to say that the contents are vicious enough to make a multi-million dollar defamation suit by Dr Asri a very viable exercise.
Malaysia Today cited a report in The Star this morning saying that PGSM has apologised to Dr Asri, the former Mufti of Perlis over the contents of the memorandum sent by the former to His Royal Highness the Yang di Pertuan Agong recently. This is also confirmed by a MalaysiaKini report.

PGSM is the self proclaimed defender of the faith. Whenever there are people or party whom they disagree with on matters pertaining to Islam, they would be the first to shout and scream.

  1. On the Kartika issue, they were so loud in condemning Sisters In Islam, Joint Action Group for Gender Equality and WAO. They had a protest against these NGOs. They also lodged a police report against the organisations.

  2. When these NGOs called for a review of Syariah Criminal offences, they issued a memorandum (they just love memorandums, don't they?) imploring the government to prosecute these organisations. Why not? After all, those orgainsations are unIslamic. They on the other hand are the protectors and defenders of the faith.
Now they are apologising for telling lies about Dr Asri.

I am now waiting to see whether PGSM would lodge a police report against itself for acting against Islamic teachings. Or perhaps they would prepare and publish a memorandum against themselves.

Don't they know what the Prophet - peace be upon him - said about telling lies and liars?
Well, here it is:
Narrated Abu Huraira: Allah's Apostle said, "The signs of a hypocrite are three: (1) whenever he speaks, he tells a lie, (2) whenever he is entrusted, he proves to be dishonest, (3) whenever he promises, he breaks his promise" (Sahih Bukhari)

"Narrated Anas: The Prophet was asked about the great sins He said, "They are:-- (1 ) To join others in worship with Allah, (2) To be undutiful to one's parents. (3) To kill a person (which Allah has forbidden to kill) (i.e. to commit the crime of murdering). (4) And to give a false witness." (Sahih Bukhari)

Narrated Abu Bakra: The Prophet said thrice, "Should I inform you out the greatest of the great sins?" They said, "Yes, O Allah's Apostle!" He said, "To join others in worship with Allah and to be undutiful to one's parents." The Prophet then sat up after he had been reclining (on a pillow) and said, "And I warn you against giving a false witness, and he kept on saying that warning till we thought he would not stop. (See Hadith No. 7, Vol. 8) (Sahih Bukhari)

Questions for JAIS (Selangor Islamic Religious Department
  1. why do you need to bring about 50 people to arrest Dr Asri?

  2. was the arrest necessary? Was he running away? Can't you take a promise from a former Mufti to appear at your office the next day to be interrogated by you on whatever offence that you were investigating?

  3. was there a report made to you about Dr Asri's wrongdoing BEFORE you proceeded to arrest him? Please be truthful on this. God does not like people who are liars.

  4. was there a reliable information about Dr Asri's wrongdoing BEFORE you proceeded to arrest him. Please also be truthful on this. God hates liars

  5. why weren't any of your officers at the Court the after to charge Dr Asri when he was in fact told to be present in Court the next day to answer a charge?

  6. what are you all going to do after this? Charge him? Or what?

  7. are you sure that the requirement for a "tauliah" is not repugnant to Article 10 of the Federal Constitution, which guarantees the freedom of speech and which says only the Parliament can restrict the same?
Oh, I just remember what the Prophet - peace be upon him - say about spreading knowledge. No, I am not teaching. I am just saying I remember it. Here it is:
Narrated 'Abdullah bin Mas'ud: The Prophet said, "Do not wish to be like anyone except in two cases. (The first is) A person, whom Allah has given wealth and he spends it righteously; (the second is) the one whom Allah has given wisdom (the Holy Qur'an) and he acts according to it and teaches it to others."
(Fateh-al-Bari page 177 Vol. 1- Sahih Bukhari)
Hmmm...did the Prophet - peace be upon him - say get a license before teaching others?

- Art Harun

4 comments:

myMalaysia said...

A simple we're sorry may not always be the ideal way to communicate your regret. It is one of things that really irks us about them. They just don’t do it right. These brings them to the biggest apology mistake.

Anonymous said...

MB of Selangor Khalid to quit PR-PKR to be BN friendly MB of Selangor in 10 days time.

Guys guys is this not obivious to you all. He has been sued by the bank for millions and can not pay so offer comes in. Jump and remain as MB. He is going to quit and that is why he chased Badrul out. Plus himself he need another 4 more no 3 more as Hassan ali will jump ship to UMNO too. 1 from PKR , one more from PAS and one from DAP will quit in the coming week to be BN friendly. About Khalid’s court case this will be postpone to a future date maye to year 2109 Dec.

I am serious because MACC is doing a bad job for BN and now rely on Banks and courts

Rantong said...

It was clear. BN government has nothing to do about cases of detention Dr.Asri. But the opposition of evil still say that it is a government actor. Opposition supporters also stupid.
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Anonymous said...

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ah yap's "Make Chinese Angry"
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OMG!