Tariq Ramadan said that Islam and democracy are not incompatible, but we should be careful about economic and cultural colonisation. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIdxynPW1e8?rel=0&w=470&h=264] Democracy without socio-economic justice and cultural independence was no democracy, he said. He warned that while people may elect...
The Bishop of Rome, Francis, has proclaimed an existing "right to the environment" and linked degradation to poverty, inequality and exclusion in a powerful address to the United Nations. (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has addressed the United Nations General...
Malaysia Day eve - Zunar does us proud by becoming the first full-time cartoonist to win the International Press Freedom award by the Committee to Protect Journalists. At the same time, it is an indictment on the state of...
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. Marina: how was fatwa passed? No...
Rev Michael Thoo has released a press state statement from the office of the Penang Bishop. Here is the statement in full: In response to recent and current newspaper reports on the "eviction exercise" of' 14 houses within the grounds...