A boy cries during circumcision process in Kuala Lumpur December 19, 2009. The circumcision also known as Khitaan is part of the sunnah, obligatory on Muslims when they are born into a Muslim family and circumcision is a must. The Circumcision is cutting off the foreskin covering the glans of the penis only. Mohamed Heikkal Ismail.
The Muslims perform Prayers in congregation, called jumaat prayer in Kuala Lumpur December 18, 2009. Meanwhile, they celebrate the Islamic New Year on the first day of Muharram and the first month in the islamic calendar 1430 H. Hijrah means the flight of Muhammad from Mekkah to Medina to escape persecution 622 A.D. Mohamed Heikkal Ismail
The Muslims celebrate the Islamic New Year in Kuala Lumpur December 18, 2009. The first day of Muharram and the first month in the islamic calendar 1431 H. Hijrah means the flight of Muhammad from Makkah to Medina to escape persecution 622 A.D. Mohamed Heikkal Ismail
Muslims celebrate the festival of Eid'ul Adha with lot of enthusiasm, enjoying each and every moment in Kuala Lumpur November 28, 2009. The animal is forfeited and then the meat of the slaughtered animal is distribute among the neighbors, friends, family and poor people. It is believed that the meat of the sacrificed animal must be distributed in equal parts among neighbors and friends, family members and poor people. Muslims greet each other with well wishes for the festival along with the meat of the slaughtered animal. Muslims spend time with their near and dear ones to spread love and happiness all around. Mohamed Heikkal Ismail
Thousands of people have demonstrated in Kuala Lumpur, against a controversial Internal Security Acts, which is allowing detention without trial, August 1,2009.Police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse the protesters at several main roads for hours.The protesters had planned to march to the national palace to submit a petition to the king denouncing the Internal Security Act. Mohamed Heikkal Ismail / Freelance Photojournalist
Daylife of transexual in Kuala Lumpur May 31, 2009.Transexual or local people call Pondan or Mak Nyah describing a person of one sex who considers himself or herself to really belong to the opposite sex,or who wishes to be surgically converted to the opposite sex, or has been converted.