Saturday, October 11, 2008

No HIV tests - Muslims in Malaysia cannot marry from 2009 onwards..

Mandatory HIV testing before you can get married for Muslims in Malaysia...

It is so discriminatory..

People could be advised to do this test...and that test...etc... but never should it be made mandatory...

When a friend of mine wanted to do the HIV test, his doctor told him that maybe it is best that he does not do the test, more so if he is not in the high risk groups. The concern was the psychological effect on a person who knows that he is positive. There is really a difference between being HIV positive and suffering from AIDS.

Why stop at screening for HIV - maybe there is also a need to disclose medical history of family, especially them genetically transmitted diseases...

I believe this new ruling is an infringement of privacy and should be immediately be revoked. It should never be a MUST...

Pre-marital HIV tests for Muslims

The Star , Tuesday Oct 7 , 2008

STARTING next year Muslims planning to get married must undergo HIV tests.

Islamic Development Department (Jakim) director-general Datuk Wan Mohamad Sheikh Abdul Aziz said all state religious authorities agreed to implement and enforce the ruling in a meeting in July.

However, Wan Mohamad said those found to have been infected with the AIDS would still be allowed to continue with the marriage if both partners wanted to go ahead.

"The couples will not be stopped if they want to go through it. In fact, state religious authorities will play their role in assisting such couples by giving them counselling and advice on preventive measures, and on how to prepare themselves physically and mentally.

"The HIV test will be offered to Muslims free of charge," he told Berita Harian. - Workers Hub 4 Change

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

Why only muslims? Once again, this is the bias and discrimination policy towards non-muslims. Aren't non-muslims are Malaysian too?

Ikrak said...

What do we expect when a bloody fool Malay Muslim Islam Hadhari UMNO scum speaks. They speak through their shit holes. They make foolish ridiculous suggestion not fit for human consumption but only for the tiolet bowl for flushing.

Bodoh punya Melayu Muslim.

koli said...

he should be sacked from his post straight away,cos he don't have the calibre the skills to head a department what do you expect from this sullen employee

Joe Jambul said...

How about HERPES?

Why not also make it mandatory for all Muslim's to a test for herpes too... this is also a virus that can be easily transmitted via sex.

I am a Muslim!

I want JAKIM to make HERPES test MANDATORY TOO!!!

reduan said...

I really agree about it..
Can you think that you only know that your future wife/husband having AIDS/HIV after married..At least, you can know the consequence first and think carefully before you continue you planned to marry..before ypu regret later..

And for the comment that this is bias and discrimination policy towards non-muslim, I'm really pity on you..Before this policy implement, there are discussion and talk between the Muslim scholar (e.g Mufti Council, Islamic Department)..For the non-muslim, for my opinion you all should rise this issue among your authority, have a discussion before made a decision to whether implement this test on your community..Think ahead first before give a comment that show a racist to anther people..TQ

Anonymous said...

Oh my...why this issue is a big issue? We all are well inform HIV cant be treated. So, if wife n children become victim of HIV, who are going to responsible? Are u guys going to step down n help this poor victim?

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Anonymous said...

HIV/AIDS SEES NO RELIGION OR RACE. WHY TALK ABOUT AN INFECTIUS WITH REFERENCE TO A PARTICULAR RELEGION ? THE GOVERNMANT IS FOR ALL PEOPLE IRRESPECTIVE OF RACE OR RELIGION HENCE A POLICY FORMULATED BY THE GOVERNMENT MUST BE FOR ALL PEOPLE . AFTER ALL EVERY ONE IRRESPECTIVE OF RACE PAYS TAX AND THE GOVERNMENT SHOULD BE SENSIBLE AND SENSITIVE TO THE OTHER RACES WHEN UTILIZING TAX PAYERS MONEY

reshmann said...

well this Jakim fella,is obviously `kurang pandai'.Does he mean to say that all muslims are people who enggage in high risk behaviour like promiscousity,drug addiction wth needle sharing and so forth?
Wan mohamed,those who decide to get married are adults,they should know their responsibilities you `kurang pandai'.If they chose to cheat their partners then he is/she is answerable to his /her god,who are you to play the moral guardian or god here?
Why you fellas always feel so insecured?