Category Archives: Islam

Women having extramarital sex with no men?

This story has been making headlines in Malaysia. But so far nobody seems to have answered the question of many discerning readers of this episode: How come no men are caned together with the women? Why is it that only … Continue reading

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Crash and Burn: DVDs of 2012 by school kids

All very commendable for elementary school students to support their religious wallahs in protesting against a movie. Unspun, however is curious whether the DVDs they burned were legal copies or the cheap pirated stuff you get at Ratu Plaza and … Continue reading

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Islamic fundamentalism 2.0?

Why is it that every time people abuse a technology or use it for unsavory ends, the Faithful are not asked to curb their own desires or to find a more innovative and attractive way to use that technology to … Continue reading

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More to come for Malaysian Muslims/Malays?

Unspun’s sister must be having a relaxed day because she’s sent us an email that’s making the rounds in Malaysia following the Yoga prohibition. Here’s sharing it with you: Selepas fatwa pengharaman yoga, fatwa-fatwa yang akan datang adalah seperti berikut … Continue reading

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Muslim Women and the pestilence of small-minded bureaucrats

My Asylum‘s brought Unspun‘s attention, via Facebook, to a Malaysiakini report of a Sisters-in-Islam’s campaign against book banning, after the Bolehsia government banned “Muslim Women and the Challenge of Islamic Extremism”. No doubt Muslim women would consider parochial, self-righteous, holier-than-thou … Continue reading

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Too sexy for their catwalk

And this PAS party wants to be part of the ruling government in Malaysia? Did the hotel get off scott free for hosting this? Only four men in a contest? Were they good looking and did they shave their legs? … Continue reading

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Bolehland does it again – with Inul this time

Unspun was in the gym working out this morning when one of the Indonesian TV station gossip shows came on. It showed a distraught and tearful Inul shocked by the ban on her performance. Unspun cringed when the other people … Continue reading

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In the name of religion

The things people do in the name of religion. If Unspun were a religious authority he’d tell both Anwar and Saiful to piss off and not cheapen something that is holy to many people. The Quran or any other religious … Continue reading

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I’m too sexy for my lipstick – and high-heels

Here we go again with another feat that merits Unspun’s shit-for-brains tag. New Malaysia: Kota Baru bans lipsticks and high-heels: “Kota Baru bans lipsticks and high-heels This is bizarre. The Kota Baru Municipal Council has issued an order to ban … Continue reading

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Pinching Indonesia’s Peci?

Here we go again with another “Malaysian” cultural icon that could be grist of the mill for connoisseurs of the ongoing how-much-of-Malaysia-originated-from-Indonesia debate. Rocky, quoting the Star newspaper said: “According to The Star, someone people in the DAP’s central executive … Continue reading

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