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Macron’s colonial nostalgia: anti-Muslim Islamic project

February 14, 2022

ISTANBUL In yet another Islamophobic measure, the French regime is set to establish a new body to manage the largest Muslim population in the European Union: The Forum of Islam in France. This forum will consist of people selected by […]

The Consequences of Speaking Out Against Religious Illiberalism in Malaysia

January 26, 2022 by Mustafa Akyol

Anyone who can liberate the Malay Muslim mind is a dangerous threat. That is why the authorities had to censure Mustafa Akyol. They detained him, interrogated him and made his immediate future uncertain. –Mariam Mokhtar, Malaysian journalist, Oct 2017   […]

Navigating through four types of Malay Muslims in Malaysia

January 25, 2022

Prof Dr. Mohd Tajuddin Mohd Rasdi || 25th January 2022   A few months after PH’s historic win in GE14, I wrote about how Islam will be the new battleground in Malaysia. All the issues of Malay supremacy will pale […]

Dr Burhanuddin al-Helmy dan PAS – Bahagian II

January 10, 2022

Ahmad Nabil Amir || 10 Januari 2022   Perjuangan Pada dekad awal 30-an, Dr Burhanuddin telah memimpin referendum membantah pendudukan Palestin yang menyebabkannya ditahan oleh British kerana mempelopori gerakan memprotes Deklarasi Balfour yang diisytiharkan pada tahun 1917. Tempoh antara tahun […]

Turkey should avoid return to ‘assertive secularism’ after Erdoğan

November 22, 2021

Ahmet Kuru || 22 Nov 2021   Ahmet Kuru, a political science professor at San Diego State University, has long established himself as one of the leading scholars of secularism and Islam. His landmark 2009 book, Secularism and State Policies toward […]

Turki perlu mengelak daripada kembali kepada “sekularisme jalur keras” (assertive secularism) selepas Erdoğan

November 22, 2021

Oleh: Prof. Ahmet T. Kuru || 22 November 2021 Terjemahan: Ahmad Muziru Idham Adnan   Ahmet Kuru merupakan seorang professor sains politik di San Diego State University yang telah lama berkecimpung sebagai salah seorang sarjana terkemuka bagi perihal sekularisme dan […]

The Jammu and Kashmir Tragedy: Failure of Indian Secularism

November 12, 2021

Ahmad Fauzi Abdul Hamid | 12nd November 2021 For political philosophers, the term ‘social contract’ will be familiar as the title of a book published in 1762 by Jean Jacques Rousseau. Whether effected in the real or hypothetical realm, as […]

Dismantling the “ulema-state” is crucial for the future of Muslim-majority countries

October 13, 2021

Ahmet T. Kuru | 11st October 2021 In September 2021, the Turkish House was opened in New York with a high-level state ceremony that included President Tayyip Erdogan. The ceremony began with a prayer recited by Turkey’s chief Islamic cleric […]

HUMILIATING DEFEAT IN AFGHANISTAN

August 28, 2021

Chandra Muzaffar | 28th August 2021 The mainstream Western media is full of news these days about people fleeing Kabul in the wake of the Taliban victory. Dramatic pictures of young and old scrambling to get on to jam-packed aeroplanes […]

Dr Burhanuddin al-Helmy dan PAS – Bahagian I

August 21, 2021

Ahmad Nabil Amir || 21 Ogos 2021   “Seribu orang tua hanya dapat bermimpi, satu orang pemuda dapat mengubah dunia” Presiden Soekarno Dalam sejarah politik dan struktur pemerintahan di Malaysia, Parti Islam se-Malaysia PAS memainkan peranan yang cukup penting dalam […]