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Reading Session on “Contemporary Islamic Discourse in the Malay-Indonesian World” with Dr Azhar Ibrahim

August 15, 2019

Date: Friday, 30th August 2019 Time: 7PM – 10PM Venue: Graha Pemuda, Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur Register at: While many books have probed the role of Islam in political and social change in Southeast Asia over the past three decades, few have focused on […]

Comments on the Abstract “Malays and Islam Under Pakatan Harapan’s Coalition” – ISEAS, Singapore

August 13, 2019 by Harold Kong

Harold Kong || 13 August 2019 1) Recently, I started thinking about Malay problems again after many months of not doing so. These thoughts were prompted when I read the abstract of a Conference paper “Malays and Islam under Pakatan […]

An Interview with Free Malaysia Today

August 11, 2019

The ritual slaughter during Hari Raya Aidil Adha serves as a symbolic reminder of the epic sacrifice of Abraham and Ishmael. To the Christian tradition, he was Isaac, not Ishmael. Ainaa Aiman (AA) from Free Malaysia Today interviewed the Director […]

An Interview with The Diplomat

August 9, 2019

On 8th August 2019, a British journalist Preeti Jha (PJ) who writes for The Diplomat interviewed Dr Ahmad Farouk Musa (AFM), Director at the Islamic Renaissance Front, on issues regarding reform to Malaysia’s NEP in the context of Malaysia’s politics. […]

Malays and Islam under Pakatan Harapan’s Coalition

July 31, 2019 by Ahmad Farouk Musa

Abstract A major challenge confronting the Pakatan Harapan government after the GE14 is the construction of institutions and values premised on democracy, social justice, and universal humanism. While these are the inspirations of the new government, they might not necessarily […]

Jaringan Nusantara’s Public Forum on: “The Role of Islam in Advancing Democracy and Human Rights in Muslim Societies”

July 29, 2019

Date: 2nd September 2019 Time: 9.30am – 12pm Venue: Patio 2 Level 2, Concorde Hotel, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur Organizer: Islamic Renaissance Front (IRF)  Register at: “We have conferred dignity on the children of Adam, and borne them over land and sea, […]

Mengkaji Semula Petunjuk Sepanjang Jalan– “Ma’ālim fi at-Tarïq”

July 27, 2019 by Ahmad Farouk Musa

Ahmad Farouk Musa || 27 Julai 2019 Terjemahan oleh Ahmad Nabil Amir “Umat manusia hari ini sedang berada di ambang kehancuran, bukan kerana ancaman penihilan yang tergantung di atas ubun-ubunnya – demikian ini hanyalah sekadar simtom dan bukan penyakitnya yang […]