Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Lina Joy's answers

Dear All and and teacher!

Pleae give me comments!

1. According to International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), the Malaysian government can not establish a legitimate interest to Lina Joy, exchange of her identity. Because on Art. 18 of UDHR said that “everyone shall have the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religions. This right shall include freedom to have or to adopt a religion or belief of his choice, and freedom, either individually or in community with others and in public or in private, to manifest his religion or belief in worship, observance, practice and teaching”.

Moreover related to the Universal Declaration on Human Right (UDHR), the government of Malaysia also can not establish a legitimate interest to Lina Joy Case: On UDHR, art. 18 stated that “Everyone has the right to freedom of everyone shall has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this rights includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with other and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance”.

At the same time Malaysian government is likely to invoke to justify this measure because Islamic country like Malaysian shall not allow changing his or her identity. It is easy to become a Muslim, but it is hard to change, because Malaysian government never signs UDHR and ICCPR.

3- the decision of the Federal Court in Lina Joy is likely affect the future development of right in Malaysia, because the Federal Court in Malaysia proof that the changed of Lina Joy identity, and at the end Lina Joy got much worser than before, on her identity card one side states that her religion Islamic name change to Lina Joy, and her original name also states on the other side of the identity of the cards.

Related to that case Lina Joy, has the right to protect her interest in the case of Malaysian government derogated her identity that stated on Malaysian Constitution section 2 of the Administration of Islamic Law.


moen savoeun said...

Hi Dara!

You lost one answer.You should complete it then we will check whether it is right or wrong.

Seka said...

there is some mistake with your writing answer #1 as you mentioned that according to ICCPR, the malaysian governmet cannot establish a legimate interest to Lina Joy but then you wrote art.18 of UDHR.........

I think it should be write art. 18 of ICCP right?

Hope you not maid with this comment