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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Saturday, September 01, 2007


"Hardline Islamic law could be introduced across Malaysia under reforms
proposed by the country's chief justice.

As the nation in south-east Asia celebrated 50 years of independence
from Britain yesterday, its government was preparing to discuss a plan that
would revolutionise the legal system put in place by its former colonial

As Kuala Lumpur witnessed celebrations that included parades, fireworks
and a fighter-jet fly-by attended by the Duke of York, the proposal pointed to
the deep differences which locals say are poisoning social relations beyond the
glitter and skyscrapers of Malaysia's modern capital city."

Read 'Malaysia considers switch to Islamic law' at the Telegraph.


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