- PAS to push for hudud laws
The remarks by Datuk Husam Musa, vice-president of Parti Islam SeMalaysia (PAS) is likely to be a hot issue in the crucial by-election in Terengganu just weeks away.
His comments also raised afresh Internet debate on the long-cherished plan by PAS to implement the hudud laws in Malaysia.
While Mr Husam did not say what he meant by implementing hudud, the Islamic criminal laws are understood to mean they will have provisions to chop off the hands of thieves and stone adulterers.
Mr Husam spoke about the PAS plans for hudud law in a debate last Saturday evening in Kelantan's capital, with Umno Youth's deputy chief Khairy Jamaluddin. PAS to push for hudud laws
- Anwar Should Speak On Issue Of Hudud Laws, Says Karpal
He said Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim cannot afford to remain silent in the face of Kelantan Mentri Besar Datuk Nik Aziz Nik Mat's stated aim of introducing hudud laws in the country. Anwar Should Speak On Issue Of Hudud Laws, Says Karpal
- A thorn in Pakatan's side.