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What can the Muslim world do to save the Uighurs and Islam in China?

December 4, 2019

Between Aug. 16 and Aug. 25, I was in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region in China. Invited by the State Council Information Office of China and Xinjiang, I was part of a group of journalists who were sent to visit […]

The Intersections between the Concept of Islam Rahmatan Lil-Ālamin and the United Nations’ Sustainable Developmental Goals (SDG)

November 27, 2019 by Ahmad Farouk Musa & Marilyn Ong Siew Ai

By: Ahmad Farouk Musa & Marilyn Ong Siew Ai Abstract ‘And [thus, O Prophet,] We have sent thee as [an evidence of Our] Grace towards all the worlds (Rahmatan lil-ālamin)’ [Sūra al-Anbiyā’, 21:107]. Verily, the essence of the religion of […]

ABSTRACT: The Intersections between the Concept of Islam Rahmatan Lil-Ālamin and the United Nations’ Sustainable Developmental Goals (SDG)

November 3, 2019

Ahmad Farouk Musa || 3rd November 2019 “And [thus, O Prophet,] We have sent thee as [an evidence of Our] grace towards all the worlds (rahmatan lil-ālamin)” [21: 107]. Verily, the essence of the religion of Islam is embodied in […]

Persecution of Shias An Assault to Human Rights

September 9, 2019 by Ahmad Farouk Musa

The first article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) reads: “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit […]

International Symposium on Multiculturalism In The Contemporary World: Sociological and Religious Perspectives

August 24, 2019

Date:    Wednesday, 28th  August 2019 Time:   8.30 AM to 4.30PM Venue: Auditorium, Dar Al-Hikmah Library, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Jalan Gombak, Kuala Lumpur  Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/international-symposium-on-multiculturalism-in-the-contemporary-world-soci-tickets-70350880377   “What has come about with the modern age is not the need for recognition […]

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 […]

Free Ustaz Wanji – IRF

July 11, 2019

Ahmad Farouk Musa ||10thJuly 2019 The imprisonment of Ustaz Wanji for one-year from yesterday was an affront to freedom of expression. Freedom of expression is well-enshrined in Article 10 of our Constitution where every citizen has the right to freedom […]

Preface for the Malay Edition of “Toward an Islamic Reformation” – Debating the Inevitable Reality of Islamic Reform

May 20, 2019 by Abdullahi Ahmed An-Naim

In this brief Preface, I will argue that social, economic and political aspects of the Islamic traditions (in the plural) must evolve with the changing conditions and circumstances of Muslim communities through the ages because is the only way Muslims […]

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