Indian Husband and Wife marry in a Hindu wedding ceremony.
Husband and Wife have two Sons together.
Family lives in Malaysia.
Husband unilaterally converts to Islam during marriage.
Husband converts young Sons to Islam without Wife’s agreement – or knowledge.
Husband and Wife separate.
Wife takes Sons to live in Australia.
Wife brings a constitutional case over Husband’s secret conversion of Sons, seeking custody of them.
Malaysian Court enters temporary timesharing order requiring Wife to bring Sons to Malaysia so that Husband may exercise visitation with Sons.
Wife allegedly does not comply with temporary order.
Husband presses Wife’s contempt and objects to her case being heard because of it.
Malaysian Court holds that Wife has no right to put on her case, because she is in violation of the court’s order by withholding Husband’s access to Sons. Wife must return to Malaysia to earn the right to press her case … or her case will be dismissed.