‘Siti Hasmah: My husband forbids me from wearing tudung’ is the most read headline in Malaysiakini at the present moment.
“I don’t wear tudung until today,” the news portal reports Tun M’s wife Siti Hasmah as saying.
“My husband forbids me from wearing tudung. Before one wears tudung, she must ask for her husband’s permission,” she told a press conference at a symposium ‘Siti Hasmah: Wanita pencorak masa depan negara’ in Bukit Damansara. Continue reading “If Jabatan Agama could clarify whose permission to wear tudung”
Malaysiakini columnist Mariam Mokhtar talked today about the use of tudung “as a political tool, to manipulate the masses”.
Several of the Malaysiakini subscribers commenting on her article predictably criticized Rosmah Mansor for not wearing tudung. Continue reading “A tale of two First Ladies and their boutique apparel”
‘DAP MP says tudung ban “discriminatory”, offers legal help for court challenge’, according to a Malay Mail report today, referring to a statement by DAP deputy chairman Gobind Singh Deo.
Some hotels don’t want tudung-wearing women to be manning their front desk. DAP is crying foul.
Naturally the DAP would find such a ruling objectionable as the party’s own non-Muslim women leaders often wear tudung voluntarily. It’s called leadership by example. Continue reading “# je suis tudung wearers”
A Subang Jaya municipal council enforcement officer was (pepper?) sprayed in the eyes by the driver/passenger of a Honda City on Tuesday. The car had been clamped for parking outside a restaurant during lunch hour.
The assailants, a man and his wife, are now wanted by police to be investigated for assault. Continue reading ““#Thoughts & Prayers” for all those perpetually enraged people”
A nose for a nose. I hope karma turns around and bites hard on the animal who abused this Thai dog.