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Hudud: Between Dogma And Reality

March 24, 2015 by Chandra Muzaffar

Dogma trumped justice and reason in the Kelantan State Assembly on the 19th of March 2015. When dogma overwhelms one’s outlook, reality is often set aside. By tabling the Syari’ah Criminal Code 11 1993 (Amendment 2015) or Hudud Bill at […]

Reading Session on “Muslim Rebels” With Professor Jeffrey Kenney

March 9, 2015

Date: Sunday, 22nd May 2015 Time: 4PM – 6PM Venue: Graha Pemuda, Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/reading-session-on-muslim-rebels-with-professor-jeffrey-kenney-tickets-16075341780 The first group of Muslim rebels in Islamic history is known as the Kharijites. It was a rebellious splinter group that separated itself from mainstream […]

Roundtable Discussion on: The Future of Religious Freedom

March 7, 2015

Date: Sunday, 22nd March 2015 Time: 11AM – 130PM Venue: Conference Room, The University of Nottingham, Level 2 Chulan Tower, Jalan Conlay, Kuala Lumpur Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/roundtable-discussion-on-the-future-of-religious-freedom-tickets-16064719007 Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change […]

Roundtable Discussion on: Religion and Geopolitics: Conflict Resolution

March 5, 2015

Date: Saturday, 21st March 2015 Time: 230PM – 530PM Venue: Conference Room, Faculty of Law, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/roundtable-discussion-on-religion-and-geopolitics-conflict-resolution-tickets-16027584938 The importance of religious terrorism in contemporary geopolitics has forced policymakers and academics to rethink the taken-for-granted understanding of geopolitics […]

Tuan Guru Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat Dalam Jalur Perjuangan “Political Islam”

March 3, 2015 by Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad

Eulogi atau Belasungkawa ini khas buat almarhum Tuan Guru Dato’ Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat (10 Januari 1931- 12 Februari 2015). Tanggal malam Jumaat serta disemadikan pada penguhulu segala hari, merupakan penyudah kehidupan yang baik (husnul khatimah) bagi insan istimewa […]

Prinsip Pemerintahan dalam Islam Menurut Muhammad Asad – Bahagian II

February 27, 2015 by Dr Ahmad Nabil Amir

Prinsip Keadilan dan Maqasid Syar’iyyah “Justice is the first virtue of social institutions, as truth is of systems of thought” [John Rawls, A Theory of Justice] “Keadilan adalah keutamaan pertama bagi institusi sosial, sebagaimana kebenaran bagi sistem pemikiran” [John Rawls, […]

Prinsip Pemerintahan dalam Islam Menurut Muhammad Asad – Bahagian I

February 25, 2015 by Dr Ahmad Nabil Amir

“If our present leaders but listen to the people’s heartbeat they are bound to realise that what the common man desires is not merely a state in which Muslims would have greater economic facilities that they have now, but a […]