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Speech delivered by Ahmad Farouk Musa, on 8th December 2019, during the 10th Anniversary of the Islamic Renaissance Front, Kuala Lumpur.

January 1, 2020

Ahmad Farouk Musa || 1 January 2020     Chairperson, Dr Mariam Zakiah, respected and esteemed scholar and Rector of International Islamic University of Malaysia, Tan Sri Prof Dzulkifli Abdul Razak, honourable speakers, Prof James Piscatori, Prof Jeffrey Kenney, YB […]

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

December 15, 2019

Dr. Olsi Jazexhi || 15th December 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]