Category: Islam

Almost 100 NGOs rally behind 25 moderate Muslims

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Close to a hundred civil society groups have rallied around the 25 moderate Muslims who had called for a public discourse on Islamic laws within the framework of the Constitution.

Read the full letter by the 25 moderate Muslims (one of the original 25 has withdrawn).

Read Gabungan Bertindak Malaysia’s full statement supporting the 25 moderate Muslims that was endorsed by close to 100 NGOs.

Syabas, people of Malaysia!

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Sisters in Islam responds to fatwa on ‘religious pluralism’, ‘liberalism’

Sisters in Islam is holding a press conference this morning in response to a fatwa declaring the group as subscribing to “liberalism” and “religious pluralism” and therefore allegedly deviating from the teachings of Islam.

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Francis prays for peace with presidents of Israel, Palestine

The Bishop of Rome, Francis, has hosted a prayer session with the presidents of Israel and Palestine in a bid to build bridges and jump-start the peace process. (more…)

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