Press Statements

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IRF Press Statement on PERKASA’s Opposition to BERSIH 2.0 Demonstration

June 21, 2011

We read the news on PERKASA’s Ibrahim Ali claims to defend peace and stopping BERSIH 2.0 coalition from holding a demonstration on July 9 with ire and vexation. The inane behavior of burning and stomping on pictures of BERSIH Chairperson […]

Statement of Love For Our Muslim Brothers and Sisters

April 21, 2011

Kuala Lumpur – 20 April 2011. A group of civil society organisations have issued a joint press release today expressing their concerns on the recent report on Friday 15 April 2011 in a leading alternative media, The Malaysian Insider, on […]

Mengecam Tindakan Keganasan Pemuda UMNO yang Menghalang Aktiviti Mansuhkan ISA

November 23, 2010

Kami sebagai kumpulan masyarakat sivil ingin mengecam tindakan ketua pemuda UMNO Pulau Pinang Norman Dhalan dan Naib Presiden Persatuan Peniaga Komtar Abdul Ghani Mohammad Jiman yang cuba mengacau untuk menghalang aktiviti Mansuhkan ISA yang diadakan di sekitar kompleks Komtar. Kumpulan […]

Civil Society Joint Statement on Malaysia Day 2010: Malaysia – A Promise of Fraternity through Freedom

September 16, 2010

When the peoples of Malaya, Sabah, Sarawak and Singapore came together in 1963, Malaysia was a promise of freedom and fraternity, that all the children of this land would love and support each other to develop and progress. A Promise […]

IRF Stand on the Issue of Non-Muslims Entering Mosques || 1 September 2010

September 1, 2010

The issue of non-Muslims entering mosques has received wide media coverage when Serdang member of parliament, Teo Nie Ching visited Surau al_Huda in Kajang to deliver Ramadan’s aid in her constituency. Some view non-Muslims to be “un-clean” to enter such […]

Desecration Of Surau in Negeri Sembilan Only Unites Malaysians

August 24, 2010

1. We the undersigned NGOs condemn the desecration of the Surau in Taman Pulai Impian, Sikamat, Seremban, which reportedly happened in the wee hours of August 23 (Monday). 2. The perpetrator(s) has committed a heinous crime but in no way […]

Stop Political Intervention into and Self-Censorship in the Media Industry

May 3, 2010

Memorandum by Malaysians Demanding Press Freedom 2010 3rd May 2010 The World’s Bottom 30% in Press Freedom Malaysia is not only trapped in the middle-income group, but also in the world’s bottom 30% of countries in respect of press freedom. […]

Press Conference on Freedom of Expression

March 31, 2010

We, the Islamic Renaissance Front would like to reiterate the fact that human dignity is a fundamental issue in Islam. The Qur’an reads: “Now, indeed, We have conferred dignity on the children of Adam” [17:70]. All the children of Adam, […]

Civil Society Joint Statement on the 2nd Anniversary of March 8 2008 General Elections

March 8, 2010

Two years ago, Malaysians wrote history by weakening UMNO/Barisan Nasional’s electoral one-party state. For the first time since independence, the ruling coalition lost its two-third parliamentary majority and a total of five states were ruled by the opposition parties. As […]

On the Flogging of Muslim Women

March 5, 2010

We read the news about a police report being lodged against Sisters in Islam (SIS) by the Selangor Islamic Religious Council (MAIS) on the current controversy involving whipping of Muslim women under the Syari’ah laws with trepidation.We would like to […]

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