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WACANA PEMIKIRAN DAN PEMBINAAN UMMAH 2
MEMBENTERAS GERAKAN PLURALISME AGAMA
DAN PEMURTADAN UMMAH
14 Disember 2010 / 8 Muharam 1432 – Selasa
7.30 Pagi – 5.00 Petang
Masjid Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Duta
Maklumat lanjut: (klik di bawah)
- Meneliti Doktrin Dan Ciri-ciri Fahaman Pluralisme Agama
Dr. Anis Malik Thoha, Jabatan Usuluddin Dan Perbandingan Agama, Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia.
- Pluralisme Agama: Suatu Pengamatan Mengenai Isu-isu Penting Yang Berkaitan Dengannya
Ustaz (Dr) Muhammad ‘Uthman El-Muhammady, Felo Amat Utama, ISTAC, KL.
- Pluralisme Agama: Program Yahudi Antarabangsa Untuk Pemurtadan
Dr. Syamsuddin Arif, Jabatan Usuluddin, Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia
- Pluralisme Agama: Faham Pluralisme Agama Dan Percanggahannya Dengan ‘Aqidah Dan Syari‘ah Islamiyyah
Prof. Dr. Idris Zakaria, Timbalan Dekan, Fakulti Pengajian Islam UKM, Bangi.
- Ancaman Gerakan Pluralisme Agama Di Malaysia: Satu Analisis Awal
Dr. Yusri Mohamad, di Kulliyah Undang-Undang UIA dan bekas Presiden ABIM
Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (JAKIM)
Jabatan Agama Islam Selangor (JAIS)
Pertubuhan Muafakat Sejahtera Masyarakat Malaysia (MUAFAKAT)
Allied Coordinating Committee of Islamic NGO (ACCIN)
Majlis Permuafakatan Badan Amal Islam Wilayah Persekutuan
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May these video clips be a lesson to all of us …
It is time to change our lifestyle …
These are the selected video documentaries out of hundreds that you may find from youtube:
You may also read more about it here:
1. at Wikipedia
Here is MJ’s contribution:
sumber: Utusan Malaysia
Penolong Pengarah Pemantauan dan Penguatkuasaan Jakim, Shahrulnizam Abu Bakar (kanan) bersama Mohd. Sukri Mohamad (kiri) melihat barang yang digunakan oleh sebuah restoran semasa operasi di Petaling Jaya, kelmarin.
PETALING JAYA 24 Nov. – Tindakan sebuah restoran vegetarian memaparkan logo halal di luar pintu masuk premis itu tanpa sijil yang sah mengundang padah apabila diserbu pihak berkuasa hari ini.
Lebih malang restoran yang diusahakan oleh pemilik bukan Islam itu dan terletak di Jalan 8/1E di sini, difahamkan sering dikunjungi orang Islam terutamanya untuk makan tengah hari.
Serbuan pukul 11 pagi itu dilakukan oleh Bahagian Hub Halal Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (Jakim) dengan kerjasama Pejabat Perdagangan Dalam Negeri, Koperasi dan Kepenggunaan (PPDNKK) negeri.
Penolong Pengawal Perihal Perdagangan PPDNKK negeri, Mohd Sukri Mohamad berkata, dalam serbuan itu, pihaknya telah memeriksa dapur dan bahan masakan yang digunakan restoran itu.
Katanya, hasilnya mendapati bahan makanan digunakan mengandungi alkohol yang haram dari segi hukum syarak.
Tambah beliau, pihaknya juga merampas dua produk makanan kerana mengandungi bahan makanan yang tidak halal.
“Pemilik premis mengakui mengetahui ia satu kesalahan namun tidak berbuat apa-apa malah terang-terangan menawarkan juadah kepada umat Islam.”
“Premis itu juga sepatutnya tidak boleh menggunakan logo halal memandangkan mereka tidak mempunyai sijil berkenaan yang diperakui oleh Jakim,” katanya ketika ditemui pemberita selepas melakukan operasi itu di sini hari ini.
Menurutnya, serbuan itu merupakan yang pertama terhadap premis menyediakan makanan berasaskan vegetarian di daerah tersebut.
Katanya, ia dilakukan ekoran banyak aduan diterima daripada orang ramai yang meragui kandungan bahan masakan digunakan.
“Selain itu, proses penyediaan makanan turut diragui kerana kebanyakan pekerjanya terdiri daripada orang bukan Islam dari Myanmar,” katanya
Sementara itu, Penolong Pengarah Cawangan Pemantauan dan Penguatkuasaan Bahagian Hub Halal Jakim, Mohd Amri Abdullah meminta orang Islam berhati-hati memilih makanan di premis bukan Islam.
“Jika merasa ragu-ragu dengan makanan yang disediakan oleh premis tertentu, mereka boleh menghubungi terus Jakim atau melayari laman web di http://www.halal.gov.my.
“Selain itu semakan premis perniagaan juga boleh dilakukan melalui khidmat pesanan ringkas (SMS) dengan menaip halal-semak dan masukkan nama premis kemudian hantar ke 1588,” ujar beliau.
Katanya, kes tersebut disiasat mengikut Seksyen 15 (2) Akta Perihal Dagangan 1972 yang memperuntukkan hukuman denda maksimum RM250,000 jika sabit kesalahan bagi kesalahan pertama dan RM500,000, kesalahan kedua.
Masak sayur campur arak
PETALING JAYA – Sebuah restoran yang menyajikan makanan berasaskan sayur-sayuran di Jalan 8/1E di sini diserbu semalam selepas didapati menggunakan bahan masakan mengandungi arak tetapi memaparkan logo halal palsu yang didakwa dikeluarkan oleh Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (Jakim).
Logo halal palsu itu dengan saiz yang agak besar ditampal pada pintu masuk hadapan premis tersebut bagi mengaburi pelanggan beragama Islam sejak lima tahun lalu.
Serbuan dilakukan oleh lapan anggota penguat kuasa Jakim dan Kementerian Perdagangan Dalam Negeri, Koperasi dan Kepenggunaan (KPDNKK) Selangor pada pukul 11 pagi.
Bagaimanapun tiada pelanggan ketika serbuan dilakukan.
Penolong Pengarah Cawangan Pemantauan dan Penguatkuasaan Cawangan Hab Halal Jakim, Mohd. Amri Abdullah berkata, pemeriksaan awal mendapati premis itu menggunakan bahan masakan yang meragukan selain tukang masak dari Myanmar.
Restoran vegetarian tipu sijil halal
sumber: Berita Harian
PETALING JAYA: Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (JAKIM) menyerbu sebuah restoran berasaskan sayur-sayuran (vegetarian) kerana mengaburi mata pelanggan beragama Islam dengan menampal logo halal di premis mereka tanpa mendapatkan sijil halal sah di Jalan 8/1E di sini, semalam.
Restoran itu didapati menggunakan bahan masakan dipercayai mengandungi alkohol bagaimanapun menampal logo halal bersaiz besar di pintu masuk hadapan premis terbabit bagi mengaburi mata pelanggan Islam.
Penolong Pengarah Cawangan Pemantauan dan Penguatkuasaan Bahagian Hub Halal Jakim, Mohd Amri Abdullah, berkata serbuan kira-kira jam 11 pagi itu dilakukan dengan kerjasama Kementerian Perdagangan Dalam Negeri, Koperasi dan Kepenggunaan (KPDNKK) Shah Alam hasil aduan orang awam dan risikan.
“Keadaan dalam premis itu tersusun, bagaimanapun hasil pemeriksaan di ruangan dapur, kami mendapati tukang masak lelaki warga Myanmar memasukkan cuka arak yang diragui penggunaannya ke dalam masakan yang disajikan,” katanya di sini, semalam.
source: Asia Sentinel
Written by Gavin M. Greenwood and John Berthelsen
Monday, 22 November 2010
Questions over the sale of French-built Scorpène submarines to militaries across the world may finally ensnare some of France’s highest-ranking leaders.
They include former French President Jacques Chirac, former Prime Ministers Dominique de Villipin and Edouard Balladur and the country’s current president, Nicholas Sarkozy in addition to an unknown number current and former French defense executives. In addition, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak should be starting to get nervous, along with officials in India, Chile and Brazil.
Lawyers for the families of 11 French engineers killed in a 2002 bomb attack in Karachi were quoted Friday as saying they would file a manslaughter suit against Chirac, allegedly because he cancelled a bribe to Pakistani military officials in the sale of three Agosta 90-class submarines to that country’s navy. Sarkozy was Minister of the Budget when the government sold the subs, built by the French defense giant DCN (later known as DCNS) to Pakistan for a reported US$950 million.
Prosecutors allege that Pakistani politicians and military officials and middlemen received large “commissions” with as much as €2 million in kickbacks routed back to Paris to fund Balladur’s unsuccessful 1995 presidential campaign against Chirac. As budget minister, Sarkozy would have authorized the financial elements of the submarine sale. At the time he was the spokesman for Balladur’s presidential campaign and, according to French media, has been accused of establishing two Luxemburg companies to handle the kickbacks.
It is alleged that when Chirac was re-elected, the president canceled the bribes to the Pakistanis, which resulted in the revenge attack on a vehicle in which the French engineers and at least three Pakistanis were riding. For years, the Pakistanis blamed the attack on fundamentalist Islamic militants, including Al Qaeda.
“Our complaint is going to target how the decision was arrived at to stop the commissions,” Morice told AFP, saying the suit was prompted by recent testimony from arms executives in the case. Morice also called for Sarkozy, who witnesses have told investigators was linked to the bribes, to be questioned. The French president angrily denounced the allegations. As president, he has immunity and can refuse to be questioned while in office.
Nonetheless, l’affaire Karachi, as it is widely known in France, has been called the most explosive corruption investigation in recent French history, according to AFP. It may well be far bigger than just the unpaid bribes to the Pakistanis. Executives of DCNS embarked on a global marketing drive to sell the diesel-electric Scorpène-class subs, a new design. They peddled two to the Chilean Navy in 1997, breaking into the market previously dominated by HDN of Germany.
DCNS also sold six Scorpènes in 2005 with the option for six other boats, to India, whose defense procurement agency has been involved in massive bribery scandals in the past. Defense Minister George Fernandes was forced to step down in 2001 after videos surfaced of procurement officials taking bribes. In 2008, Gen. Sudipto Ghosh, the chairman of the Ordnance Factory Board, was arrested and seven foreign companies were barred from doing business in India as a result of a bribery scandal.
In 2008, DCNS also won a bid to supply four Scorpènes to Brazil. DCNS is to provide the hull for a fifth boat that Brazil intends to use as a basis for developing its first nuclear-powered submarine.
DCNS sold the Scorpènes to Pakistan in 1994. At about the same time the French engineers were murdered in 2002, Malaysia placed an US1 billion order for two Scorpènes in a deal engineered by then-defense minister and Deputy Prime Minister Najib. In exchange, a company wholly owned by Najib’s close friend, Abdul Razak Baginda, was paid €114 million in “commissions,” according to testimony in the Malaysian parliament.
It is unclear why Malaysia decided to acquire the two boats. A new naval base is being built to house the two at Teluk Sepanggar in the East Malaysian state of Sabah because the waters around peninsular Malaysia are generally too shallow for optimal submarine operations. In addition, the boats were delivered without advanced navigational and weapons gear, which the Royal Malaysian Navy is acquiring at a high cost from individual suppliers.
That episode has been widely reported. Caught up in it, besides Najib and Razak Baginda, was Altantuya Shaariibuu, the Mongolian translator who was murdered in 2006 and whose body was blown up with military grade explosives. Razak Baginda, her jilted lover, was charged along with two of Najib’s bodyguards but was acquitted under unusual circumstances without having to put on a defense. Before she was murdered, Altantuya told witnesses she was to be paid US$500,000 for her role in the submarine deal.
After his release Razak Baginda immediately decamped for Oxford University and apparently hasn’t set foot in Malaysia since. On Nov. 5, Malaysian prosecutors closed the book on the case, despite statements by a private investigator that tied Najib to Altantuya’s murder.
The case, however, remains alive in France. In April, three French lawyers, William Bourdon, Renaud Semerdjian and Joseph Breham filed a case with prosecutors in Paris on behalf of the Malaysian human rights organization Suaram, which supports good-governance causes.
Breham journeyed to Malaysia later in April to interview further witnesses. In an email, Breham said he and Bourdon are returning to Southeast Asia to ask more questions next month. If the three lawyers — or any other French or Malaysian prosecutors for that matter — want a witness, Razak Baginda remains in the UK.
The efforts by prosecutors to link Sarkozy to corruption allegations in the Karachi affair may well have ramifications beyond French politics. France’s commercial competitors in tightening global defense markets can also be expected to seek advantage from the affair.
The decision in mid-November by DCNS and Navantia of Spain to end their collaboration on building the Scorpène-class of boats purchased by Malaysia now make the companies commercial rivals. This seemingly bitter split may unleash new insights into past business practices, notably from the Spanish side as they seek to promote their S80 submarines against the Scorpènes. France can also expect little support from Britain, where suggestions that the two navies share aircraft carriers as a cost cutting measure have been met with a mixture of rage and derision.
Further, any revelations of systemic corruption within the French naval shipbuilding sector could present opportunities for in Britain seeking an escape from seemingly watertight contracts with French and shipyards for the construction of two large aircraft carriers.
Any investigation into corruption at the levels now underway in France is inherently unpredictable given the interests involved. What began as a ripple in Paris may yet build into a tsunami threatening individuals and plans previously thought impervious to such a threat. Questioning Abdul Razak Baginda might be a place to start.
Gavin M. Greenwood is a security consultant with the Hong Kong-based security risk management consultancy firm Allan & Associates. John Berthelsen is the editor of the Asia Sentinel.
Satu jenama import, Hunt’s yang berperisa Honey Mustard didapati tertera dengan jelas menggandungi wain (wine).
Di dalam senarai kandungan yang ditampal pada belakang botol plastik sos BBQ Hunt’s tersebut dicatit bahan yang digunakkannya ialah wain (wine).
Dalam pengalaman pertama kali saya ke Giant di Kuala Terengganu petang tadi, sayangnya saya tidak membawa bersama kamera cuma sekadar merakam dengan mengguna kamera telefon yang kurang canggih yang tidak menampakkan tulisan “wine” dengan jelas
Namun, selepas membuat carian dalam internet, saya dapat buktikan di sini bahawa sememangnya ia mengandungi bahan yang diharamkan tersebut. Cuma maklumatnya pula dalam bahasa Jerman (Deutsch). Dan dalam bahasa Jerman wain (wine) disebut “wein“(*)
Dan sos haram ini dijual dirak yang sama dengan pelbagai jenis sos barbeku lain lagi. Cara jualan terbuka sebegini amat mengelirukan pengguna Islam yang kurang prihatin dalam memilih barangan yang dibeli. Sewajarnyalah pihak pengurusan Giant lebih peka dalam memilih barangan untuk jualan dan bagaimana hendak dipamerkan untuk jualan kepada pengguna Islam.
* [bolehlah sikit-sikit baca bahasa Jerman … bila orang bertanya saya selalu jawab “Ich studiere Deutsch zwei semester im Amerika” – tapi dah berkarat habis dah]
JAKIM ingin memaklumkan bahawa produk ‘Minyak Sapi jenama QBB Pure Ghee’ keluaran Syarikat QBI Packaging Sdn. Bhd. adalah menepati konsep Halalan Toyiban dan dengan itu permohonan dari Syarikat QBI Packaging Sdn. Bhd. adalah DILULUSKAN mulai 01 November 2010.
- Lead ions have collided for the first time inside a massive machine in Europe
- The collision is part of an experiment aiming to recreate post-Big Bang conditions
- Scientists are working with basic elements to understand how atoms came together
(CNN) — Scientists say they are a step closer to recreating the conditions at the birth of the universe and to understanding life as we know it, after the successful collision of heavy lead ions in a massive machine in Europe.
This week, for the first time, ions were smashed together inside the Large Hadron Collider along the French and Swiss border. Until now, only protons had been collided in the experiment.
The tiny particles’ lightning-fast collision promised to produce temperatures up to 100,000 times hotter than the sun, said Michael Tuts, a professor in experimental high-energy physics at New York’s Columbia University and one of hundreds of scientists involved in the project.
“What we’re doing is reproducing the conditions that existed at the very early universe, a few millionths of a second after the Big Bang,” said Tuts, referencing the cosmic explosion that many scientists believe spawned the universe from one minuscule particle.
ALICE, an acronym for A Large Ion Collider Experiment, is run through the European Laboratory for Nuclear Research and involves physicists, engineers and technicians from around the world. Many of these scientists will examine the aftereffects of this latest ion collision as they try to step back further to the universe’s emergence billions of years ago.
The lead ion, Tuts explained, is a lead atom that does not contain electrons — thus, is more likely reflective of what matter existed in the millionths of a second after the Big Bang. By combining more and more basic elements, scientists hope to better understand how various particles came together to create the modern-day universe and all it contains.
“We hope to understand how we’re put together, how these (basic) constituents go on to make protons and neutrons, which in turn go on to make the atoms that you and I are made of,” Tuts told CNN.
Microseconds after the Big Bang, there was a “hot soup” of particles called quarks and gluons at a temperature of around 2 trillion degrees above absolute zero, John Harris, professor of physics at Yale University, said last year.
Although they have never been directly seen, these particles are theoretically the building blocks of the bigger particles — protons, neutrons and electrons — that form the universe as we know it.
Yogyakarta. Eruptions at Indonesia’s deadly volcano appeared to be intensifying Friday, as clouds of searing gas and ash cascaded down the mountain, torching homes in one slope-side village and triggering a chaotic midnight evacuation.
Hospital workers said a 3-year-old girl was killed and more than 50 people injured — most with severe burns.
Men with ash-covered faces streamed down Mount Merapi on motorcycles followed by truckloads of women and children as officials announced over loudspeakers that they were expanding the volcano’s “danger zone” for the second day in a row.
Even staff at the mountain’s main monitoring post were told to move farther away from the glowing crater.
Mount Merapi, which means “Fire Mountain,” is one of the world’s most active volcanoes.
But even those who have dedicated a lifetime to studying it have been baffled by its erratic behavior since it burst back to life on Oct. 26 — an eruption that has been followed by more than a dozen other powerful blasts and thousands of volcanic tremors.
They’d earlier hoped that would result in a long, slow release of energy.
“But we have no idea what to expect now,” said Surono, a state expert on volcanos, adding that he has never seen the needle on Merapi’s seismograph working with such intensity.
The fear is that a new lava dome forming in the mouth of the crater will collapse, triggering a deadly surge of up to 1,800 degree Fahrenheit (1,000 degree Celsius) ash and gas — known to experts as pyroclastic flows — at speeds of 60 miles per hour (100 kilometers per hour).
More than 75,000 people living along Merapi’s fertile slopes have been evacuated to crowded emergency shelters far from the crater, though some return to their villages during periods of calm to check on their livestock and homes.
More than 80 families live in Bronggang, the village hit just before midnight Friday, which is located 9 miles (15 kilometers) from the crater, well inside the danger zone.
It was not immediately clear why they hadn’t been evacuated.
A 3-year-old girl was killed in the inferno, said Pangardi, a forensic expert at Sardjito hospital, which was treating the wounded.
It was not immediately clear if all were from the village.
Earlier Thursday, Merapi shot out towering clouds of ash with a thunder-like roar, dusting towns up to 150 miles (250 kilometers) away and forcing in motorists in Yogyakarta, 20 miles (30 kilometers) away, to switch on their headlights during the day.
Activity at the mountain has at times briefly forced airports in Yogyakarta and nearby Solo to close and the Transportation Ministry reiterated Thursday that flight paths near the mountain had been shut down for safety reasons. Heavy ash and volcanic debris has been known to affect visibility and clog engines.
Officials insisted, however, that a Qantas jetliner forced to make an emergency landing after one of its four engines failed over Batam, an island 800 miles (1,400 kilometers) to the west, was unrelated.
“There was no connection with Mount Merapi,” said Bambang Ervan, a spokesman for the Transportation Ministry. “It was too far from the volcano — the sky over Singapore and Sumatra island is free of dust.”
Merapi has killed at least 45 people since Oct. 26 — with seven new deaths added to the toll in the last 24 hours.
In 1994, 60 people were killed, while in 1930, more than a dozen villages were torched, leaving up to 1,300 dead.
Subandrio, a state volcanologist, said Mount Merapi’s “danger zone” was widened by three miles (five kilometers) on Thursday. With that order, people living in villages and emergency camps within 12 miles (20 kilometers) of the crater have to move.
Indonesia, a vast archipelago of 235 million people, is prone to earthquakes and volcanos because it sits along the Pacific “Ring of Fire,” a horseshoe-shaped string of faults that lines the Pacific.
The volcano’s initial blast occurred less than 24 hours after a towering tsunami slammed into the remote Mentawai islands on the western end of the country, sweeping entire villages to sea and killing at least 428 people.
There, too, thousands of people were displaced, many living in government camps.