So all of their life is based on Islam. The law system comes from Islamic law which is called Sharia. They get this law from the Quran and the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad. From this law, Saudi people decide punishments given to people. They also decide what is considered right and wrong.
Particularly on the place where there are a large number of foreign workers which the local felt lack of security as they are not at ease with a lot of foreigners surrounded their places. It is also undeniable that most Bruneians have a mindset and agreed that large number of foreigners pose threats to the community as the foreign workers, especially the low paid foreign workers were seen as the one who were responsible for the increase crime rate in Brunei which had increased by 8 percent between 2011 and 2013, according to the Department of Economic Planning and Department. However, according to the Commissioner of Royal Brunei Police Force (2015), “Jobless people contribute to the rise in crime. I urged the youth to take up jobs to support life”. The jobless Bruneians have social problem with financial shortage and are struggling to support their own life which influences them to make wrong decision such as committing crimes.
Racism is widespread among Brunei communities, Although it is subtle the existence of racism is undeniable. The presence of racism in Brunei should be eradicated to form a harmonized country. The act of racism could also affect the image of a country and its well-being. Thus, it is vital to put an action against this alarming issue. There are several ways that can be made to diminish racism.
Sunni Islam is the state religion for Saudi Arabia and many Saudi’s are Muslim (McGuigan). There is no technical law that restricts Saudi’s from practicing another religion of their choice however; it is socially frowned upon (McGuigan). In fact, according to the Sharia law that is practiced in Saudi Arabia, when Saudi’s are caught practicing another faith, they may be arrested, imprisoned, or even sentenced to death (McGuigan). The King is in charge of upholding the religion and regulations set forth in the country. However, there are still some times that he and the royal family fail to do so and are heavily criticized for it.
According to this scenario this case is regarding a hotel which was opened newly on Marine Drive. This hotel is opened by a local authority. Local authorities are institutions established under the Constitution of Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan constitution The constitution of Sri Lanka is the supreme law of Sri Lanka. Article 12(2) of the constitution states that “No citizen shall be discriminated against on the grounds of race, religion, language, caste, sex, political opinion, place of birth or any such grounds.” (Lanka, 1978).
Nationalism can be understood as love of a country and willingness to sacrifice for it. In the context of Brunei, especially in formulating the state concept, Malay Islamic Monarchy (in Malay, Melayu Islam Beraja, MIB), nationalism only applies to one man, that is Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin. Through the reinforcement of MIB in Brunei, he successfully regained the sovereignty of the monarch and the country from the British, though he had to face several challenges. This essay will look at the history of Brunei from the signing of the Anglo-British Treaty of 1905-1906 until 1984 when Brunei gained its independence. From that, it can be understood why the formulation of MIB was important to the Sultan.
Sharia is considered immutable and infallible but fiqh is changeable. Fiqh comes from scholars based on the Quran and ‘Hadith’ [the words of Muhammad] and it applies Sharia’s morals and guidelines to day-to-day life (ibid). Because of the complexity of the Quran and the limitations of human interpretation, gray areas in the fihq make it easy for individuals and/or organizations to take advantage of the gray areas. Sharia law is not a legal system and Muslims who follow it do not view it as a replacement for civil law. It is true that Sharia law has influenced legal systems and most Muslim-majority countries.
According to Pg. Hj Mohammad (1992) there were three theories which produce by historians about the conversion of Brunei to Islam. The first theory claims that Brunei was converted to Islam after the fall of Malacca to Portuguese in 1511 which was in the 16th century and the second theory claims that Brunei was converted to Islam soon after the establishment of Malacca Islamic Government in the early 15th century while the third theory claims that the conversion happened right before the establishment of Malacca in 1371 which was in the 14th century. However, the only theory that using the Portuguese sources as evidences to support the conversion of Brunei to Islam was the first theory. This theory was suggest by Robert Nicholl, in which he was convince
For hundreds of years, entertainment has been in our lives in more ways that we can imagine. Developing into new forms of diversions, entertainment has become a way of passing down tradition as a form of amusement. In this way, people continue their rituals and keep their attention on what they considered to be an enjoyable action. First, it is necessary to recall that there are many types of entertainment, such as: movies, books, oral stories, festivals and such. Entertainment is the basis of our cultural history since it permits tradition to be passed on, it enables history to be spread and it can unite people.