Press Statements

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Hudud Amputations: An Unethical Proposal

April 29, 2014 by Dr Ahmad Farouk Musa

by Dr Ahmad Farouk Musa The Kelantan Deputy Mentri Besar, Datuk Mohd Nik Amar proposal for surgeons to amputate the hands of thieves under hudud laws is simply vile and outrageous. Perhaps Nik Amar did not realize that the universal […]

A perverse understanding of human rights

July 22, 2013

By Dr Ahmad Farouk Musa We at the Islamic Renaissance Front were dismayed and horrified by the statement made by a Minister in the Prime Minister Department, Datuk Seri Jamil Khir Baharom that there was no violation of human rights […]

End the smear campaign

November 8, 2012 by Islamic Renaissance Front

NOV 8 — We at the Islamic Renaissance Front condemn and lament the irresponsible mischaracterisation of Nurul Izzah Anwar’s statement on religious freedom. She merely summarised the gist of the well-known Quranic verse in Surah al-Baqarah which clearly stressed that […]

Lessons from the On-going Demonization of DAP

August 10, 2012 by Islamic Renaissance Front

“I’m for truth, no matter who tells it. I’m for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I’m a human being, first and foremost, and as such I’m for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.”  [Malcolm […]

Beyond the verdict: It is Time for True Electoral Reforms

July 24, 2012

BERSIH 2.0 welcomes the decision of High Court (Appellate and Special Powers Division) judge Rohana Yusof this morning to quash the earlier order by the Home Minister who declared BERSIH 2.0 as an illegal organization on 1 July 2011. The […]

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