Press Statements

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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 […]

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 […]