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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 […]

“The Islamic Jesus: The Commonalities Between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam” – based on the book The Islamic Jesus : How the King of the Jews Became a Prophet of the Muslims by Mustafa Akyol

November 24, 2021

Date: Friday, 17th December 2021 Time: 9 PM MYT || 8 AM EST || 1 PM CET   Speaker: Mustafa Akyol, Writer & Journalist, Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity Moderator: Osman Softić, Senior Research […]

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 […]