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Is this the beginning of Malaysia’s Sunni-Shia conflict?

Posted: 09 Nov 2013 07:04 PM PST

Religion is supposed to be good. Religion is supposed to save your soul. However, it appears like religion has condemned more souls than it has saved. Is this not ironical? And it becomes worse when everyone thinks that he or she is right and all the others are wrong. That is when the killing starts.


Raja Petra Kamarudin

I wrote this article -- One man's deviant is another man's truth -- earlier this week. In this article I touched on the Sunni-Shia divide since the year 632 and explained what caused it. This article was in response to the government's warning about deviant teachings, which more or less meant Shia teachings.

Of late, the Malaysian government has been clamping down on Shia teachings and supporters. It was just a matter of time before this conflict would explode into an open conflict like it has in so many other Muslim countries for more than a thousand years.

Of course, we do not yet know the reason why the head of the enforcement division of the Pahang Islamic Religious Department, Ahmad Rafli Abdul Malek, was assassinated today. But already there is speculation that it involves the clampdown on the Shias.

I have always said that religious conflict is more dangerous than racial conflict. The Crusades in Europe of 1,000 years ago plus the Partition of India that saw one million deaths is proof of this. We must also not forget what happened in Saudi Arabia, Syria, Lebanon, Bosnia, Iraq, and many other places, the last 100 years or so. It is all about the same race fighting each other over differences in religious doctrine.

Anyway, the police are yet to tell us what happened. Nevertheless, whatever the police may announce, that will still not stop people from speculating that this is about the differences in religious doctrine. If it is not about that, then the police will need to come out with some very convincing evidence.

Religion is supposed to be good. Religion is supposed to save your soul. However, it appears like religion has condemned more souls than it has saved. Is this not ironical? And it becomes worse when everyone thinks that he or she is right and all the others are wrong. That is when the killing starts.


(Bernama) - The head of the enforcement division of the Pahang Islamic Religious Department (JAIP) was shot dead in his house in Indera Mahkota 2 near here today.

According to a police source, Raflie Ab Malik was shot thrice and died instantly in the 2pm incident.

"Three suspects are believed to be involved in the shooting," the source told Bernama.

He said the trio made their getaway in a white Proton Wira Aeroback car.  "The suspects were all wearing black coloured clothes and donned "kopiahs" (skullcaps)," he said.

Pahang CID chief SAC Mohd Zakaria Ahmad confirmed the shooting and said investigations were underway.


(TMI) - The enforcement head of the Pahang Islamic Religious Department, Ahmad Rafli Abdul Malek, was shot dead at his house in Indera Mahkota 2 in Pahang this afternoon.

In the 2.30pm incident, 49-year-old Ahmad Rafli was in front of his house when three men in a Proton Wira pulled up.

One of the men whipped out a pistol and fired three shots at Ahmad Rafli, two of which hit him. The suspect then fled with his accomplices.

Ahmad Rafli was hit in his chest and died at the scene. A police forensic team recovered several 9mm bullet casings from the scene.

His body has been sent to the Tengku Ampuan Afzan Hospital where police are waiting for the pathologist's report.

Pahang Criminal Investigation Department chief Datuk Mohd Zakaria Ahmad confirmed the incident saying police had yet to ascertain the motive for the murder.

Police are attempting to ascertain whether Ahmad Rafli's murder is connected with the recent gazetting of anti-Shia laws in Pahang.

In July, it was reported that state religious authorities were planning to gazette a fatwa or edict to curb the spread of Shia teachings for fear it could confuse Muslims.

As the state religious department enforcement head, Ahmad Rafli was involved in carrying out operations to ensure that Shia teachings were not spread in Pahang.

Besides Pahang, Kedah, Negri Sembilan and Malacca have issued bans on Shia teachings.

However, sources familiar with Ahmad Rafli's recent cases, said apart from handling matters relating to Shia issues in the state, he had also been involved in the arrest of the deviant Tuhan Haron muslim group.

Aside from being charged in the Syariah court for deviant teachings and for claiming to be god, Tuhan Haron leader, Harun Mat Saad was also charged at a Sessions court in Kota Baru for taking RM40 million in deposit from several companies and his followers.

Ahmad Rafli was also said to have led raids on several night clubs in Kuantan recently.


The historic background of the Sunni–Shia split lies in the schism that occurred when the Islamic prophet Muhammad died in the year 632, leading to a dispute over succession to Muhammad as a caliph of the Islamic community spread across various parts of the world which led to the Battle of Siffin.

The dispute intensified greatly after the Battle of Karbala, in which Hussein ibn Ali and his household were killed by the ruling Umayyad Caliph Yazid I, and the outcry for his revenge divided the early Islamic community.

Today there are differences in religious practice, traditions and customs, often related to jurisprudence. Although all Muslim groups consider the Quran to be divine, Sunni and Shia have different opinions on hadith.

READ MORE HERE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shia%E2%80%93Sunni_relations


The snake oil merchant

Posted: 09 Nov 2013 05:36 PM PST

So there you have it. That is the solution. First of all employ only Chinese police personnel -- especially opposition supporters who are squeaky clean. Don't employ any Malays -- especially government supporters who are all corrupt. Secondly, pay them not less than RM3,000 per month for the lower ranks and RM7,000 per month for Inspectors and RM10,000 per month for ASPs, just like in Singapore.


Raja Petra Kamarudin

You are wrong, change would have come with a change of government....without any doubt. You are either a traitor to your own original cause or a coward.

Benjamin Ng, November 09, 2013 20:59:23


Poor Bumiputera will resort to theft, minister Nancy Shukri said today in her defence of the government's recent move to reintroduce a race-preferential economic policy that has drawn the ire of Malaysia's minority Chinese and Indian communities.

The de facto law minister told a public forum on international covenants organised by the Malaysian Bar here that the Bumiputera Economic Empowerment Policy was needed to help fix the unequal wealth distribution among the races that remains prevalent half a century after the country was formed, and which she claimed could lead to a potential spurt in social ills and crime.

"As a politician now, I understand why there is a Bumiputera new economic policy... The Bumiputera, they are very marginalised in terms of economy. They're very much lower than other groups."

"If there is no such policy to balance the economic distribution within Bumiputera and non-Bumiputera, there could be a difficult situation as well," Nancy said.

A former civil society activist, the Sarawakian MP for Batang Sadong said the public at large was unable to understand the necessity for such policy to reverse the imbalance in distributing wealth.

"If you don't help... social ills will be happening. Because they will left very far behind, there will be social problems. That's the situation, if they don't have money, what will they do? They will start stealing."


So there you have it. The solutions are actually extremely simple. It is just that we never bother to give it a thought.

If we face problems in the country, change the government. If we suffer a high crime rate, make the Bumiputeras rich. Eureka! Problem solved.

If the government figures are to be believed, about 5% of Malaysia's 28 million citizens can be considered poor. That comes to 1.4 million people, mainly Bumiputeras, say the government. Hindraf says that the Indians are equally poor and that is why the crime rate amongst the Indians is very high.

Okay, so let us pay each poor person a welfare cheque of RM1,000 per month. That comes to RM1.4 billion a month or RM16.8 trillion a year.

End of problem! No more poor people, so no more crime.

In fact, we can now even save some money. There are about 120,000 people employed by the Malaysian police force. Since crime has now been eliminated we can retrench 20,000 of those police personnel and save in excess of a quarter billion Ringgit a year. And if these retrenched police personnel become poor because they are now unemployed we can put them on welfare and pay them each RM1,000 a month.

What are the two major problems facing Malaysia? I suppose number one would be racism and number two would be crime. Crime here would include organised crime, petty crimes, and corruption (also a crime).

Iran actually faced that same problem back in the 1960s and 1970s -- a high crime rate, in particular corruption by those who walk in the corridors of power. So, in 1979, they changed the government. Then they rounded up tens of thousands of corrupt officials and lined them up against the wall and shot them all dead.

Today, Iran is absolutely crime-free. There is also no longer any corruption in Iran. The people are happy. No one wants to leave the country to migrate to western countries. And this is all because they changed the government in 1979 and shot dead all the bad people. So now only good people exist in Iran.

Or is that not so?

Everyone says that the Malaysian police is corrupt. And it is corrupt because they earn an average of RM1,000 a month. So they need to earn 'side money' since the cost of living requires a salary of at least RM3,000 or so a month, especially if you have a family to support.

Everyone says that the Singapore police is squeaky clean. And it is squeaky clean because of two reasons, according to the argument that I always hear. First is because they are paid an average of RM3,000 a month. Second is because most of them are not Malays but Chinese.

So there you have it. That is the solution. First of all employ only Chinese police personnel -- especially opposition supporters who are squeaky clean. Don't employ any Malays -- especially government supporters who are all corrupt. Secondly, pay them not less than RM3,000 per month for the lower ranks and RM7,000 per month for Inspectors and RM10,000 per month for ASPs, just like in Singapore.

Now Malaysia's police force will be as squeaky clean as Singapore's police force.

In fact, Hong Kong's police force is the cleanest police force in the whole world because there are no Malays in the Hong Kong police force. There are only Chinese police personnel in Hong Kong. That is why there is no corruption in Hong Kong.

Or is that not so?

Then we need to get to the root of the corruption in the Malaysian police force. One source of corruption is the Chinese underworld. Even the ex-IGP has publicly said so. So we get rid of the Chinese and that will end the problem of the underworld corrupting the police force.

The second source of corruption is traffic offenders who bribe police personnel to escape paying a fine. And many of these people are the rich because poor people do not have enough money to bribe the police personnel. In fact, the police do not even bother with poor people because there is no profit in harassing poor people. It is the rich people who they harass since these people are rich enough to pay bribes. 

So what do we do? Simple! Get rid of the rich people. When there are no rich people there will be no one left to corrupt the police. But most of these rich people are Chinese. Only some are Malays and Indians. Well, then get rid of the Chinese. No Chinese, so no rich people, so no people to corrupt the police, so no corrupt police any more.

Actually, the solutions are so simple. Why do people not ponder on these very simple solutions?

There are many brothels and massage parlours in Selangor. In fact, this has become worse since Pakatan Rakyat took over that state in 2008. This is what many, Chinese included, are complaining about.

Okay, Selangor may be under Pakatan Rakyat, but this is not Pakatan Rakyat's fault. Then whose fault is it?

There are many prostitutes and, as Wanita MCA said, many 'China Dolls' operating in Selangor. This is because they are being allowed to operate and the operators bribe the town hall or city hall officers plus the police personnel to turn a blind eye.

But then prostitution works on the law of supply and demand. If there were a demand then there would be a supply. Hence to eliminate the supply you must first eliminate the demand. So, instead of arresting the Malay officials who take bribes to turn a blind eye, or arrest the prostitutes who are offering a service, you arrest all those clients who visit the massage parlours and brothels.

Once you jail hundreds of thousands of people who visit massage parlours and brothels, all these places would close down because there would be no more clients -- and corruption will also be eliminated since there are no longer any massage parlours and brothels that need to bribe government/police personnel to turn a blind eye.

Oh, and according to the reports, most of these massage parlours and brothels are Chinese-owned while the majority of the clients are also Chinese -- while those corrupt officials who receive bribes to turn a blind eye are Malays. Hence, by taking action against the Chinese, the Malays would be forced to become honest since there are no longer any Chinese who can bribe the Malays.

So, no, I am neither a traitor to my original cause nor a coward. I still believe in the Iranian solution and am brave enough to admit so. That was why in 1982, soon after the Iranian Islamic Revolution, I joined an Iranian-organised demonstration in Mekah, which I have written about a few times in the past.

I am also no coward and brave enough to suggest that to get rid of corruption we need to eliminate the source of this corruption. And since the Chinese are corrupting the Malays, then we get rid of the Chinese. No more Chinese to corrupt the Malays, no more corrupt Malays.

Simple! Right? And is this not better than just changing the government (although I am not saying we should not change the government)? Selangor is now under Pakatan Rakyat for a second term. But has that solved the problem of illegal gambling, loan sharking, prostitution, drugs, corruption, and so on? In fact, many are saying it has become worse over the last five years or so since Pakatan Rakyat took over.

But how can it have become worse when we have changed the Selangor government? Ah, many will argue, that is because we still have many poor people in Selangor plus we still have many corrupt Malay civil servants and corrupt Malay police personnel.

So does that mean changing the government alone is not enough? Does that mean we also need to eliminate the reason and source of this corruption? And is this reason and source of corruption the unemployed and poor Bumiputeras plus the rich people who bribe underpaid Malay civil servants and police personnel?

So there you have it. That is the simple solution to solving the problem. Tackle the reason and the source and the problem will go away.

Oh, and let us not forget the second major problem facing Malaysia, which is racism. To eliminate racism we need to eliminate the racists (just like to eliminate plague we need to eliminate the rats). There are many Malay racists. And I am sure you believe that these Malay racists exist in Umno and Perkasa. So we just get rid of them. That will solve the Malay racists problem.

But hold on, there are also many Malay racists in PAS and PKR. In fact, Anwar Ibrahim himself is a racist. Of course, publicly you will never hear how racist he can be. But if you were to engage Anwar in a private or closed-door meeting then you will know that he is one mother of a racist.

So we need to not only eliminate the Umno and Perkasa Malay racists but also the Malay racists in PAS and PKR, plus the biggest racist of them all, Anwar Ibrahim.

Then we need to eliminate the Indian racists in Hindraf, plus eliminate the Chinese racists -- those who think that the Chinese are a superior race and that everything wrong with the country is because Malaysia has a Malay Umno government, a Malay civil service, and a Malay police force, and that Singapore and Hong Kong do not face these same problems because in those countries the people are Chinese and not Malays.


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