Tariq Ramadan: Muslims must fight unjust laws

By: Susan Loone 11:31 am July 18, 2012 World leading contemporary Islamic philosopher and thinker Prof Tariq Ramadan has offered six principles of governance which break the stereotype that frames Muslim administrations as anti-democratic and anti-human rights.In a lecture organised by Penang Institute yesterday, Tariq listed rule of law, equal citizenship, universal suffrage, accountability, separation […]

Engaging Community beyond Dialogue

This article was written for Vantage Point July 2012 to address Christian leaders’ question on, “Leadership Styles that Work Today.” This is the great new problem of mankind. We have inherited a large house, a great “world house” in which we have to live together – black and white, Easterner and Westerner, Gentile and Jew, […]

Formation of 1Malaysia National Culture in the New Regime

Published by: Australian National University – New perspectives on Mainland Southeast Asia 30th July, 2012. As we conceive of a new regime in Malaysia, there are various ideas for a new political structure which must be articulated further.  One of these, that of a two-party political system having great potential for transforming Malaysia’s current democracy […]