Tag: deportation

Anwar, Mahathir to discuss and decide Zakir Naik’s fate this week: Source

Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Anwar Ibrahim, the PM-to-be of Malaysia are expected to come to a decision on Malaysia's next move in relation to controversial Islamic preacher, Zakir Naik. The source says the discussion will take place after the weekly cabinet...

Controversial Indian preacher not on Interpol red notice says Malaysia

The Malaysian Home Affairs Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says in reply to questions on the extradition request for the preacher by the Indian government. Malaysia faced internal and external pressure to deport the controversial figure who has been roaming the country freely, preaching and holding debates...

One million signatures campaign to fight against Zakir Naik extradition

Mohd Azmi Abdul Hamid, president of the Malaysian Islamic Organisation of Consultative Council (Mapim), wants to get one million signatures to lobby for controversial preacher Zakir Naik to remain in Malaysia. The petition targets Muslims in Malaysia where Zakir has a large following and it...

Hong Kong police use tear gas as protesters try to storm parliament

by Helen Roxburgh and Elaine Yu Violent clashes broke out in Hong Kong on Wednesday as police tried to stop protesters storming the city's parliament, while tens of thousands of people blocked key arteries in a show of strength against government plans to allow extraditions...

United by fear of China, Hong Kongers staged record march

by Jerome TAYLOR / Elaine YU They came from all walks of life, a sea of white-clad Hong Kongers, braving hours in the tropical heat and galvanised by fear that their unique city is being subsumed by China. The international financial hub has seen plenty of...