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Losing in the battle with Satan

April 24, 2014 by Mahsa Amiri

The topics of democracy, liberalism, human rights are not new in contemporary Malaysia. However, with almost every discussion some  new points are promoted or strengthened at one of the contesting sides. Remarkably, promotion of the debates does not reduce the power with […]

Reading Session: The Women Of Islam

April 13, 2014

Date: Sunday, 27 April Time: 3:30PM – 5:30PM Venue: Graha Pemuda, Sri Hartamas For his day, the Prophet Muhammad was a feminist. The doctrine he laid out as the revealed word of God considerably improved the status of women in […]

Forum on “Women After the Arab Spring: Political and Social Rights”

April 13, 2014

Date: Sunday, 27 April 2014, Time: 11AM – 1PM Venue: Conference Room, Global Movement of Moderates Foundation, Level 15 Menara Manulife, Damansara Heights, KL Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/forum-women-after-the-arab-spring-political-and-social-rights-tickets-11292998663 The Arab Spring had seen the rise of young people who demanded a new kind of […]

Forum: Perjuangan Hak Asasi Manusia: Antara Agama Tanpa Kebebasan dan Kebebasan Tanpa Agama

April 9, 2014

Anjuran: Pemuda PAS Lembah Pantai Tarikh: Khamis, 17 April 2014 Masa: 800 – 1100 PM Tempat: Dewan Parameswara, Shah’s Village Hotel Pendaftaran: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/forum-perjuangan-hak-asasi-manusia-antara-agama-tanpa-kebebasan-dan-kebebasan-tanpa-agama-tickets-11232477643 Antara perkara utama yang menjadi pertelingkahan antara pelbagai gerakan Islam di Malaysia adalah isu Hak Asasi Manusia. Hak […]

Islam perlukan John Locke-nya

April 3, 2014 by Mustafa Akyol

Oleh Mustafa Akyol Diterjemahkan oleh Dr Ahmad Nabil Amir Sejak permulaan abad ini, ia telah menjadi masyhur di Barat, dan terkadang malah di Timur, untuk berhujah bahawa Islam perlukan “Martin Luther”-nya. Maka dengan itu, autoritarianisme, nyah-tolerer dan keganasan yang dilakukan […]

Speech by Dr Ahmad Farouk Musa during Book Launch Event of Risalah al-Qur’an at the Islamic Arts Museum on 26 February 2012

April 3, 2014

Mr Chairman, Distinguished Professor, Professor Muhammad Kamal Hassan of the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization, Deans, Professors, Fellow Academicians, ladies and gentlemen. Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullah Allow me to take all of you down my memory lane so that the […]

Islam needs its John Locke

March 11, 2014 by Mustafa Akyol

Since the beginning of this new century, it has become popular in the West, and sometimes even in the East, to argue that Islam needs its “Martin Luther.” Accordingly, the authoritarianism, intolerance and violence perpetrated in the name of Islam […]