With all these known excesses and problems in Malaysia, why am I still here? Why have I remained in Malaysia? I could have just as easily moved to the United States , where I would be welcomed as a citizen and, unlike others who choose to leave, have the right to vote and participate in the political process.
It is without a doubt that apostasy is a very serious offence in Islam, and there are no ‘ifs’ and ‘buts’ about it. However, individuals like Shairul are from the flock of ‘liberal Muslims’ who prefer to abandon the Qur’an and Sunnah injunction with regard to apostates in favour of their ‘values’ from the West concerning freedom of religion.
As the tagline says, SuaraMalaysia.com will be a social commentary webzine focusing on Malaysia and Malaysian issues. There will probably be nothing here at the moment due to other commitments, but I plan to start on something soon. Maybe by giving it a brand new WordPress theme and developing a web identity, to begin with.