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The Absence of Principles Marks a Half-Century of Burma’s Opposition

November 29, 2022

By Maung Zarni For the last three decades, I have been immersed in Burma’s pro-democratic activism, first as a loyal foot-soldier and grassroots activist for Aung San Suu Kyi’s leadership, and subsequently a highly “controversial” critic of her opposition, its […]

Islamic values and lessons from Malaysia

November 18, 2022

When I was a student at the International Islamic University Malaysia, first in Petaling Jaya, then in Gombak, we were taught the values of a global, cosmopolitan, and inclusive Islamic civilization. Yes, Islamic values took center stage, but we never […]

SCRIPT – Anwar Ibrahim’s Vision for a Better Malaysia: A Review

October 11, 2022

Nageeb Gounjaria & Ahmad Farouk Musa || 10th October 2022   “…the state whose prospective rulers come to their duties with least enthusiasm is bound to have the best and most tranquil government, and the state whose rulers are eager to […]

Western Myanmar as a Genocide Triangle: The Military-Controlled State, Separatist Buddhist Rakhine Nationalists and Rohingya Genocide Victims – Part II

October 6, 2022

Maung Zarni || 6 October 2022   THE UNION OF BURMA AND NON-BAMA ETHNIC REVOLTS AGAINST WHAT THE LATTER SAW AS BAMA COLONALISM AND RACISM First, it is factually incorrect to say that previous generations of Rakhine nationalists had only […]

Western Myanmar as a Genocide Triangle: The Military-Controlled State, Separatist Buddhist Rakhine Nationalists and Rohingya Genocide Victims – Part I

September 28, 2022

Maung Zarni || 29 September 2022   This week the Rakhine journalist Kyaw San Hlaing – widely seen as an unofficial advocate for the secessionist Arakan Army – claimed that the Rakhine nationalists have gained a notch in their strategic […]

NO HUMAN RIGHT TO SMOKE AND VAPE

August 11, 2022

Emeritus Prof Datuk Dr Hj Shad Saleem Faruqi || 11 August 2022   Abstract: Despite what the libertarians may claim, there is no constitutional right to harm oneself, harm others and put a burden on the national health system. Freedom […]

MYANMAR : EXECUTING DISSENT

August 1, 2022

Dr. Chandra Muzaffar || 1 August 2022 The execution of four well-known democracy activists by the military junta in Myanmar in June 2022 has angered and incensed those who cherish freedom and justice all over the world. The four, Phyo […]

Para Penterjemah: Marmaduke Pickthall, Yusuf Ali, dan al-Qur’an  – Bahagian I

May 14, 2022

Oleh: Steve Noyes Penterjemah: Ahmad Muziru Idham Adnan || 14 May 2022 Artikel asal: https://rabbitholemag.com/the-translators-marmaduke-pickthall-yusuf-ali-and-the-quran/ Marmaduke Pickthall dan Yusuf Ali, para penterjemah al-Qur’an pada awal kurun ke-20, dikebumikan di bahagian Muslim di Tanah Perkuburan Brookwood berhampiran Woking, Surrey, iaitu setengah […]

Penang Malays: Icons of Reform and Tolerance

May 11, 2022

Ahmad Fauzi Abdul Hamid | 11 May 2022   The lives of iconic Penang Malays make hugely interesting stories. Vocal, outspoken, occasionally incendiary but always significant, we need to reintroduce them to present and future generations of Malaysians. Much of […]

Preface To The Unpublished Letters Of Muhammad Asad

May 9, 2022

Fadlullah Wilmot || 9 May 2022 Buried in the small Muslim cemetery in Grenada in Spain is one of the most prominent Muslim thinkers of the twentieth century. He was born to a Jewish family on 12 July 1900 in […]

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