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Permissibility of Rotavirus Vaccines

It looks like the porcine conundrum is making its rounds yet again. http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2017/07/24/medical-practitioners-affected-by-halal-debate-over-vaccination/ Suffice to begin the narrative by quoting a verse each from the Quran and the Hadiths which sums up the compassionate and humane nature of Islam. Allah SWT says in Surah Al-Hajj 22:78: “And strive for Allah with the striving due to Him. He […]

MPF Merdeka Call

31 August 2016 A Merdeka Call for Muslim religious scholarship and stewardship to righteously and effectively manage contemporary national challenges Maszlee Malik PhD Musa Mohd Nordin FRCPCH Muslim Professionals Forum   Introduction   The recent past has seen a plethora of incidents, which threatens to fracture the religious harmony that this nation has thus far […]

Political Accountability: An Islamic Viewpoint

Dr Maszlee Malik, Advisor, Muslim Professionals Forum (MPF) Dato’ Dr Musa Mohd Nordin, Director, MPF Accountability of the ruler is often used synonymously with  concepts such as answerability, enforcement, responsibility, blameworthiness, liability and other terms associated with the expectation of account-giving. The concept of accountability is a condicio, crux of the ideals and the hallmark […]

Political Funding and Transparency: An Islamic Perspective

Dr Maszlee Malik, Advisor, Muslim Professionals Forum (MPF) Dato’ Dr Musa Mohd Nordin, Director, MPF It is widely accepted that the practice of good governance leads to higher investment and growth, hence development. And political accountability has been highly regarded as one of the sine qua non elements in the governance equation. Transparency in party […]

A Youth Speaks

A Youth Speaks Dr Shahreen Murray I am a bumiputera. Yet I struggle to understand what that word really means. This magical ‘status’ has allowed me certain ‘privileges’ that, growing up, I saw denied to many of my equally deserving, non-bumi friends. I could not (and still cannot) grasp the concept of legalised discrimination in […]

Solidariti Merentasi Perbezaan Mempertahankan Sheikh Yusuf Al-Qaradhawi

Genap setahun Maulana Abdul Kader Mulatlah, Setiausaha Agung Jamati Islami Bangladesh syahid di tali gantung akibat hukuman zalim Mahkamah Internasional di Bangladesh. Untuk ingatan, sejak tahun 2010 lagi Perdana Menteri Hasina Wajed membentuk Mahkamah Internasional berkenaan isu kejahatan perang Bangladesh untuk mengadili mereka yang dituduh melakukan kejahatan di masa perang 1971. Namun pengadilan itu telah […]

Sweden to become first major European country to recognize state of Palestine

By Johan Ahlander Published 14:51 03.10.14 REUTERS – Sweden’s new center-left government will recognize the state of Palestine in a move that will make it the first major European country to take the step, Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said on Friday. The UN General Assembly approved the de facto recognition of the sovereign state of […]