Understanding the strategies adopted by Muslim extremists

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I am speaking in the context of religious politics in the Malay Muslim community in this region. Reform-minded Muslims (hereby termed as ‘liberals’ in popular understanding; not in specific political discourse located elsewhere, particularly in the Western hemisphere) has been at the forefront of confronting and challenging religious extremists. Over the last decade or so, a certain strategy can be

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Aiseyman! What is Jufrie Mahmood’s issue with our poet Mufti?

Yesterday, some local website that has been known for its incendiary shit-stirring r&r rhetoric, posted an article in support of opposition politician Jufrie Mahmood criticism of Mufti Fatris Bakaram. Apparently, his gripe was that the Mufti is weak because he “indulges in poetry writing instead of standing up for the truth and seeking solace and hikmah from Almightly Allah”. In

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Aiseyman! Malaysia to hold its very own Gay Pride Parade!

The incident of teachers from Crest Secondary School encouraging students to participate in religious activities has garnered considerable interest and concern from some in the Muslim community. In response, web they have sent a letter to MOE highlighting their concern that the secularity of our public educational institutions may have been compromised.   Dear Minister Ng, Attached is a screenshot

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Aiseyman! Son disowned by family for being gay reunites with parents after Orlando shooting scare

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A few days ago, I received a most unexpected phone call. The Orlando shooting was what really led to it, so in a way, Orlando affected me, personally. In short, it was my mother. We hadn’t spoken in the five years since she and Dad disowned me for being gay, and I was surprised that she had managed to track

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Aiseyman! Islam needs reformation not more public relations!

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Islamophobia, a non word which means Irrational Fear of Islam (an ideology) commonly used by the naive public, regressive and Muslims of the Non Reformist Variety to label and misconstrue genuine anti muslim bigots with legitimate criticism of Islamic doctrines and Muslim practices. No person has an irrational fear of an ideology, Islam is a religious ideology. A very dangerous

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