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    [size=18px]Hindu temple demolished by Malay Authorities[/size]
    Kuala Lumpur.

    As hundreds of thousands of Hindu devotees cried and even begged to stop, the Malaysian Authorities demolished a Hindu temple dedicated to Devi on Tuesday.The temple was more than hundred years old.According to reports,the Hindu devotees including the priests were forced to stop the prayers when the Malaysian Authorities brutally began to demolish the Malaimel Sri Selva Kaliamman Temple, situated in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, using bulldozers accompanied by police.Everybody was crying saying that how could a government do this brutality to a peace loving community.

    Islam is the official religion of Malaysia, though the society is multi-religious.

    According to the government census,only 60.4 percent of the population are Muslims.Although the Malaysian constitution theoretically guarantees religious freedom, in practice the situation is not so simple.Government in general supports Islamic religious establishment and it is the official policy to "infuse Islamic values" into the administration of the country.

    In Malaysia,Non-Muslims,especially Hindus often experience restrictions in activities such as construction of religious buildings.Approximately nine percent of the population of Malaysia are Hindus of Indian origin.Majority of them are Tamil speaking Hindus of Indian origin.Punjabis, Malayalis and Telugus are the other people of Indian origin who follow Hindu religion in Malaysia.The Hindu population in Malaysia often face so much discriminated by the authorities.The latest incident of such discrimination seems to be the demolition of a Hindu temple situated in the heart of Malaysian Capital, Kuala Lumpur.

    The Chinese population who practice Buddhism, Confucianism and Taoism form another minority group in Malaysia.They are also often discriminated like the Hindus by the Malaysian society.

    Agency : ACV

    http://www.keralaonline.com/news/new...hp?newsid=1040

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    Quote Originally Posted by Noor
    [size=18px]Hindu temple demolished by Malay Authorities[/size]
    Cool.
    [size=14px]Every soul will be (held) in pledge for its deeds. Except the Companions of the Right Hand. (They will be) in Gardens (of Delight): they will question each other, And (ask) of the Sinners: "What led you into Hell Fire?" They will say: "We were not of those who prayed; "Nor were we of those who fed the indigent; "But we used to talk vanities with vain talkers; "And we used to deny the Day of Judgment, "Until there came to us (the Hour) that is certain." [Al-Qur'an 74:38-47][/size]

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    Quote Originally Posted by Light-of-Mustafa
    Quote Originally Posted by Noor
    [size=18px]Hindu temple demolished by Malay Authorities[/size]
    Cool.
    totally. these guys learned a lot from the taliban...the taliban rules!
    who am i? see this thread...
    <br />http://www.bismikaallahuma.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=73869#73869

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    Quote Originally Posted by sonofbush
    totally. these guys learned a lot from the taliban...the taliban rules!
    Then how come this was only posted by ACV on this anti-islamic hindu website if the issue was so serious as they made it sound like?
    [size=14px]Every soul will be (held) in pledge for its deeds. Except the Companions of the Right Hand. (They will be) in Gardens (of Delight): they will question each other, And (ask) of the Sinners: &quot;What led you into Hell Fire?&quot; They will say: &quot;We were not of those who prayed; &quot;Nor were we of those who fed the indigent; &quot;But we used to talk vanities with vain talkers; &quot;And we used to deny the Day of Judgment, &quot;Until there came to us (the Hour) that is certain.&quot; [Al-Qur'an 74:38-47][/size]

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    Then how come this was only posted by ACV on this anti-islamic hindu website if the issue was so serious as they made it sound like?
    LOL

    From www.malaysiakini.com by AFP

    Century-old Hindu temple in KL torn down

    Apr 21, 06 8:55am

    Malaysian authorities have demolished a century-old Hindu temple in Kuala Lumpur, bulldozing the building as devotees cried and begged them to stop, Hindu groups said today.

    The Malaimel Sri Selva Kaliamman Temple at Pantai Dalam was reduced to rubble after Kuala Lumpur's city hall sent in bulldozers, they said.

    In a complaint to police the temple's vice president, Subramaniam Ragappan, said about 300 devotees were praying Tuesday when the machines arrived, accompanied by police and city hall officials.

    "We were forced to stop our prayers and (rituals) halfway as they proceeded to tear down the temple," he said in a copy of the complaint obtained by AFP.

    A copy of a letter from city hall to a local lawmaker, who had asked for the temple to be left intact, said the demolition was going ahead to make way for a building project.

    City hall officials were not immediately available for comment.

    Subramaniam said city hall tried in 2001 and again in 2004 to tear down the building, which was on government land, but had been dissuaded by politicians.

    "Everybody was crying and saying how could the government do this, but they still broke the temple," he told AFP.

    "For 100 years we prayed there. How could they come to remove the temple?" he said, adding that they were given just one day's notice of the demolition.

    'Thousands have been demolished'

    Hindu groups, who called for Kuala Lumpur's mayor to be sacked and arrested, said the temple was built by Indian labourers over a century ago.

    Waytha Moorthy, the chair of Hindraf, a Hindu rights group, said he had seen dozens of temples destroyed in recent years, mostly to make way for shopping malls and commercial buildings.

    "These issues are never taken up by the government and we believe thousands have been demolished over the last 15 years," he said.

    Malaysia's population of 26 million people is dominated by some 60 percent Muslim Malays, with Indians making up 8.0 percent and ethnic Chinese most of the remainder.

    Religious minorities often complain their rights are overlooked in favour of the majority Muslims.

    - AFP


    They do it all the time (demolishing temples) in Malaysia, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Indonesia. We salute their courage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Noor
    Then how come this was only posted by ACV on this anti-islamic hindu website if the issue was so serious as they made it sound like?
    LOL

    From www.malaysiakini.com by AFP
    I see! A few days ago when I posted my previous post and did a search, this article was no where to be found on the net except at the source given in the first post of this thread. Today, all these profit-making organisations have this article on their site:

    Malaysian: (?)
    www.malaysiakini.com

    Western propaganda site:
    www.jihadwatch.org

    The rest were hindu sites:
    www.hindustan.net
    www.sulekha.com
    www.centralchronicle.com
    www.bizhat.com
    www.hindustantimes.com
    www.sepiamutiny.com
    www.centralchronicle.com

    Looks like the issue wasn't important enough for rest of world to notice, even though normally they like blowing up issues to a large scale that relate to degreding Islam, no matter how small they are. A pathetic move by these hindu news agencies who followed each others tails in an attempt to distrupt the Muslim!
    [size=14px]Every soul will be (held) in pledge for its deeds. Except the Companions of the Right Hand. (They will be) in Gardens (of Delight): they will question each other, And (ask) of the Sinners: &quot;What led you into Hell Fire?&quot; They will say: &quot;We were not of those who prayed; &quot;Nor were we of those who fed the indigent; &quot;But we used to talk vanities with vain talkers; &quot;And we used to deny the Day of Judgment, &quot;Until there came to us (the Hour) that is certain.&quot; [Al-Qur'an 74:38-47][/size]

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    Quote Originally Posted by Light-of-Mustafa
    Quote Originally Posted by sonofbush
    totally. these guys learned a lot from the taliban...the taliban rules!
    Then how come this was only posted by ACV on this anti-islamic hindu website if the issue was so serious as they made it sound like?
    what? what are you talking about? do i have to spell it out for you?
    who am i? see this thread...
    <br />http://www.bismikaallahuma.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=73869#73869

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    Another century old temple to be destroyed by Islamic zealots in Malaysia



    This 100 over year old temple is going to be unlawfully demolished tomorrow 26-4-2006 contrary to Article 11 of the Federal Constitution which provides for freedom of religion. And Sections 441 criminal offences committed under section 295 (Injuring or defiling a place of worship with intent to insult the religion of any class) Section 296 (disturbing a religious assembly) and section 298 A of the Penal Code (causing disharmony disunity or feelings of enmity, hatred or ill-will or prejudicing ect, the maintenance of harmony or unity on grounds of religion) and against Article 11 of Federal Constitution


    More pics at http://policewatchmalaysia.com/index..._from=&ucat=5&

    PM: Hindu Temple Cleansing on 26-4-2006 Sek 11, Shah Alam Malaysia.
    HINDRAF (HINDU RIGHTS ACTION FORCE)
    No. 135-3-A, Jalan Toman 7,
    Kemayan Square,
    70200 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan
    Malaysia. Tel : +606-7672995/6
    Fax: +6-06-7672997 Email [email protected]


    Y.A.B. DATO’ SERI ABDULLAH AHMAD BADAWI 25th April 2006
    Prime Minister of Malaysia
    Block Utama,
    Bangunan Perdana Putra, Email: [email protected]
    Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan, Email: [email protected]
    62502 Putrajaya.

    Dear YAB

    RE: UNLAWFUL NOTICE TO DEMOLISH SQUATTERS ON AN ANCIENT HINDU SHRINE DATING BACK TO 107 YEARS NEED TO EDUCATE MAYOR OF SHAH ALAM AND HIS CITY HALL OFFICIALS ON THE LAW AND RIGHTS OF EXISTENCE OF ANCIENT SHRINES BELONGING TO NON MUSLIMS ANCIENT HINDU SHRINES SHOULD NOT BE TERMED ILLEGAL SHELTERS.

    We refer to the above matter and to the notice to “cleanse” the ancient Hindu Shrine located at No 18 Jalan Canggung 11/2F Seksyen 11 Shah Alam SelangorDE known as Kuil Sri Maha Mariamman (hereinafter referred to as the Ancient Hindu Shrine)

    Vide letter dated 20th June 1986 to the then serving Chief Minister YAB Dato Haji Ahmad Razali Bin Haji Mohd Ali wherein the said temple committee wrote stipulating the history of the said ancient temple and the need to relocate the shrine in the event the said shrine have to pave way for development.

    For the purpose of clarity we once again for your benefit briefly herein below state the history of the said ancient Hindu shrine.

    This ancient shrine was consecrated 107 years ago by our Hindu forefathers in the then estate known as Bukit Jelutong . These South Indian laborers settled in the Federation of Malaya during the British Colonial period wherein they undertook to toil this land for its economic benefits ie rubber plantation.

    The above named estate was acquired by the Selangor State Development Corporation (PKNS) in mid 1960’s who then had absolute knowledge of the existence of the said shrine which was frequented by thousands of devotees who offered their worship and rituals.

    Since 1977 the Committee of this temple had made various applications to the State Government seeking approval however their applications had been continuously ignored. To this date they don’t quite know the real status of the said application.

    On 14th April 2006 a notice to evict “Illegal Squatters” was issued by the Mayor of Shah Alam which notice was served (copy enclosed) on the said Temple Committee. It is evident from the content of the said notice that the said shrine is illegally constructed and squatting on the said land without prior approval from the relevant authorities.

    We wish to reiterate and emphasize that this is nothing but a blatant lie carefully calculated to mislead the public at large and arrogantly forwarded to the Government (by “little napoleans” as per identified by you recently) and it is most humiliating and degrading to term an ancient Hindu Shrine as illegally squatting on Government land thus the need to cleanse the shrine. The shrine had been in existence 107 years ago long before the Shah Alam City Hall was created and the so called acquisition by the State Authority. If indeed it was true that the City Hall had conducted an investigation, then it was botched or the so called investigation team and the Mayor was deliberately misleading the public at large in order to execute the “unofficial”/silent agenda of “Temple Cleansing” by the State Authority.

    In any event please take note the Notice issued was to demolish “bangunan setinggan” ie an illegal shelter Building and does not stipulate the site of an ancient shrine. WHY?? We believe this is another arrogant method frequently used by the City Halls / Local Councils as these matters often go unchallenged because the committees of these ancient Hindu Shrines are primarily and predominantly encompassing the “labor Class” and do not have the means and/or strength to challenge nor engage counsels to represent them in a Court of Law against the might and powerful State. This is nothing but the highest form of oppression by the State against the poor and powerless “labour class” of the society.

    The Committee of the said temple had on the very next day (15thApril 06) wrote to the Mayor’s office clarifying that their shrine is an ancient one and that no additional renovation and/or annexion were constructed to be termed as “illegal”.

    We have now been informed by the Temple Committee that the Mayors office is actively planning to demolish the said shrine on 26th April 2006 with the help of the Royal Malaysian Police Force.

    We now write to you to immediately instruct the Chief Minister/Mayor of Shah Alam City Hall to immediately halt all planned demolition works of the said shrine as this act is unlawful and in breach of Article 11 of the Federal Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Charter on Religious Freedom.

    We strongly believe the Shah Alam Mayor is engaged in a “Holy War” to actively cleanse ancient Hindu Shrines in the State.

    What is so wrong in preserving these National Heritage. Why the need to demolish without offer of suitable site. All these poor and helpless people ask for is a place to worship. Taking into account the sensitivity and the cardinal principals of multiracialism we are sure the government has the capability to provide an alternative site or at the least preserve the original site in the name of democracy. This continous cleansing of Hindu Shrines has been very traumatic RUTHLESS and a SENSELESS ACT OF OPPRESSION

    Yours faithfully


    P.Waytha Moorthy
    Chairman


    http://policewatchmalaysia.com/index..._from=&ucat=5&
    This 100 over year old temple is going to be unlawfully demolished tomorrow 26-4-2006 contrary to Article 11 of the Federal Constitution which provides for freedom of religion. And Sections 441 criminal offences committed under section 295 (Injuring or defiling a place of worship with intent to insult the religion of any class) Section 296 (disturbing a religious assembly) and section 298 A of the Penal Code (causing disharmony disunity or feelings of enmity, hatred or ill-will or prejudicing ect, the maintenance of harmony or unity on grounds of religion) and against Article 11 of Federal Constitution


    More pics at http://policewatchmalaysia.com/index..._from=&ucat=5&


    PM: Hindu Temple Cleansing on 26-4-2006 Sek 11, Shah Alam Malaysia.
    HINDRAF
    HINDU RIGHTS ACTION FORCE
    No. 135-3-A, Jalan Toman 7,
    Kemayan Square,
    70200 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan
    Malaysia. Tel : +606-7672995/6
    Fax: +6-06-7672997 Email [email protected]



    Y.A.B. DATO’ SERI ABDULLAH AHMAD BADAWI 25th April 2006
    Prime Minister of Malaysia
    Block Utama,
    Bangunan Perdana Putra, Email: [email protected]
    Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan, Email: [email protected]
    62502 Putrajaya.

    Dear YAB

    RE: UNLAWFUL NOTICE TO DEMOLISH SQUATTERS ON AN ANCIENT HINDU SHRINE DATING BACK TO 107 YEARS NEED TO EDUCATE MAYOR OF SHAH ALAM AND HIS CITY HALL OFFICIALS ON THE LAW AND RIGHTS OF EXISTENCE OF ANCIENT SHRINES BELONGING TO NON MUSLIMS ANCIENT HINDU SHRINES SHOULD NOT BE TERMED ILLEGAL SHELTERS.

    We refer to the above matter and to the notice to “cleanse” the ancient Hindu Shrine located at No 18 Jalan Canggung 11/2F Seksyen 11 Shah Alam SelangorDE known as Kuil Sri Maha Mariamman (hereinafter referred to as the Ancient Hindu Shrine)

    Vide letter dated 20th June 1986 to the then serving Chief Minister YAB Dato Haji Ahmad Razali Bin Haji Mohd Ali wherein the said temple committee wrote stipulating the history of the said ancient temple and the need to relocate the shrine in the event the said shrine have to pave way for development.

    For the purpose of clarity we once again for your benefit briefly herein below state the history of the said ancient Hindu shrine.

    This ancient shrine was consecrated 107 years ago by our Hindu forefathers in the then estate known as Bukit Jelutong . These South Indian laborers settled in the Federation of Malaya during the British Colonial period wherein they undertook to toil this land for its economic benefits ie rubber plantation.

    The above named estate was acquired by the Selangor State Development Corporation (PKNS) in mid 1960’s who then had absolute knowledge of the existence of the said shrine which was frequented by thousands of devotees who offered their worship and rituals.

    Since 1977 the Committee of this temple had made various applications to the State Government seeking approval however their applications had been continuously ignored. To this date they don’t quite know the real status of the said application.

    On 14th April 2006 a notice to evict “Illegal Squatters” was issued by the Mayor of Shah Alam which notice was served (copy enclosed) on the said Temple Committee. It is evident from the content of the said notice that the said shrine is illegally constructed and squatting on the said land without prior approval from the relevant authorities.

    We wish to reiterate and emphasize that this is nothing but a blatant lie carefully calculated to mislead the public at large and arrogantly forwarded to the Government (by “little napoleans” as per identified by you recently) and it is most humiliating and degrading to term an ancient Hindu Shrine as illegally squatting on Government land thus the need to cleanse the shrine. The shrine had been in existence 107 years ago long before the Shah Alam City Hall was created and the so called acquisition by the State Authority. If indeed it was true that the City Hall had conducted an investigation, then it was botched or the so called investigation team and the Mayor was deliberately misleading the public at large in order to execute the “unofficial”/silent agenda of “Temple Cleansing” by the State Authority.

    In any event please take note the Notice issued was to demolish “bangunan setinggan” ie an illegal shelter Building and does not stipulate the site of an ancient shrine. WHY?? We believe this is another arrogant method frequently used by the City Halls / Local Councils as these matters often go unchallenged because the committees of these ancient Hindu Shrines are primarily and predominantly encompassing the “labor Class” and do not have the means and/or strength to challenge nor engage counsels to represent them in a Court of Law against the might and powerful State. This is nothing but the highest form of oppression by the State against the poor and powerless “labour class” of the society.

    The Committee of the said temple had on the very next day (15thApril 06) wrote to the Mayor’s office clarifying that their shrine is an ancient one and that no additional renovation and/or annexion were constructed to be termed as “illegal”.

    We have now been informed by the Temple Committee that the Mayors office is actively planning to demolish the said shrine on 26th April 2006 with the help of the Royal Malaysian Police Force.

    We now write to you to immediately instruct the Chief Minister/Mayor of Shah Alam City Hall to immediately halt all planned demolition works of the said shrine as this act is unlawful and in breach of Article 11 of the Federal Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Charter on Religious Freedom.

    We strongly believe the Shah Alam Mayor is engaged in a “Holy War” to actively cleanse ancient Hindu Shrines in the State.

    What is so wrong in preserving these National Heritage. Why the need to demolish without offer of suitable site. All these poor and helpless people ask for is a place to worship. Taking into account the sensitivity and the cardinal principals of multiracialism we are sure the government has the capability to provide an alternative site or at the least preserve the original site in the name of democracy. This continous cleansing of Hindu Shrines has been very traumatic RUTHLESS and a SENSELESS ACT OF OPPRESSION

    Yours faithfully

    P.Waytha Moorthy
    Chairman

    http://policewatchmalaysia.com/index..._from=&ucat=5&

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    Quote Originally Posted by Noor
    Another century old temple to be destroyed by Islamic zealots in Malaysia

    You sure that's a hindu temple??? Looks like some slaughter house where they slaughter the Muslims they kidnap. :lol:

    Is that guy washing the blood away?? He looks suspicious. :lol:
    [size=14px]Every soul will be (held) in pledge for its deeds. Except the Companions of the Right Hand. (They will be) in Gardens (of Delight): they will question each other, And (ask) of the Sinners: &quot;What led you into Hell Fire?&quot; They will say: &quot;We were not of those who prayed; &quot;Nor were we of those who fed the indigent; &quot;But we used to talk vanities with vain talkers; &quot;And we used to deny the Day of Judgment, &quot;Until there came to us (the Hour) that is certain.&quot; [Al-Qur'an 74:38-47][/size]

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    LoM you need help - slaughtering kafirs ( non-muslims) is an Islamic hobby


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