Press Statements

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Kedah’s new fatwa ruling anti-democratic

April 19, 2012 by The Islamic Renaissance Front

The Islamic Renaissance Front (IRF) reads reports of Kedah’s new fatwa ruling with alarm. According to The Star, the ruling enacted by the Kedah State Assembly on Tuesday will ensure that a fatwa decided by the mufti and fatwa committee […]

Keadilan untuk Hamza Kashgari: Hari yang Menyedihkan bagi Rakyat Malaysia dan Umat Muslim

February 14, 2012

  Islamic Renaissance Front mengecam keras pengusiran Hamza Kashgari atas tuduhan twitnya yang berunsur ofensif. Disebabkan tindakan pengecut dan tak bertanggungjawab kerajaan Malaysia yang merelakan pengusiran tersebut, Kashragi kini berhadapan dengan kemungkinan dijatuhkan hukuman mati di negara asalnya Arab Saudi […]

A sad day to be Malaysians and Muslims

February 12, 2012

The Islamic Renaissance Front strongly condemns the deportation of Hamza Kashgari over his allegedly offensive tweets. Due to the irresponsible and cowardly actions of the Malaysian government in enabling the deportation, Mr Kashragi now faces the possibility of the death […]

Jangan Politikkan Keadilan dan Moraliti

January 17, 2012

Kami di Islamic Renaissance Front terkesan dengan meningkatnya salah tafsiran terhadap ulasan Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim mengenai undang-undang seks di Malaysia.   Ia merupakan refleksi terhadap suatu eksploitasi yang mudah terhadap isu kontroversil kerana bermatlamatkan politik semata.   Titik tolaknya kekal […]

What is education about?

January 2, 2012

JAN 2 – Education is fundamentally about the discovery of truth. To say that the truth is to be discovered is to say that it is to be disclosed upon a process of meaningful and critical reflection. That process will […]

Quo Vadis HIMPUN? (Bahasa Melayu)

October 17, 2011

Pada 22 Oktober 2011, ratusan orang ahli daripada lebih dua belas NGO dijangka berhimpun di Shah Alam untuk menghadiri Himpunan Sejuta Umat (selanjutnya disebut HIMPUN). Perhimpunan ini tampaknya bercorak defensif: Ia berhasrat mempertahankan aqidah(keyakinan) umat Islam di Malaysia daripada ancaman gejala murtad yang […]

Quo vadis Himpun?

October 17, 2011

On October 22, several hundred members from over a dozen NGOs will gather in Shah Alam for Himpunan Sejuta Umat (Himpun). The gathering is supposedly defensive: it aims to protect the aqidah (creed) of Malaysian Muslims from the supposedly growing problem of […]

Ten Years After 9-11: A time to Reflect

September 11, 2011

In the past decade, we have seen how the destruction and desperation in the attacks of September 11th mutate into a state of global war. At the very least, it has left Muslims and non-Muslims in common grudge and distrust, […]

Say No To the Politics of Fear

August 29, 2011

The recent report by Malaysiakini regarding the non-existent Surau al-Musyrikin and that the demonstration attributed to the committee members against an act of proselytisation by a tuition centre at Jalan Klang Lama as aired by TV3 which did not represent […]

Statement by Muslim NGO on Proposed Faith Crime Act

August 19, 2011

Statement by Dr Ahmad Farouk Musa, Chairman and Director, Islamic Renaissance Front (IRF), Kuala Lumpur We, from the Islamic Renaissance Front (IRF) read the news regarding the proposed Faith Crime Act by the Deputy Education Minister yesterday with trepidation. The […]