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The ILN Post: Toward Applying the Islamic Human Development Index for the Betterment of Muslim Society

Author : Muhammad Ikhsan, ILN Indonesia Fellow, faculty member of Paramadina University and senior researcher at the Paramadina Public Policy Institute, Jakarta. Human civilization has entered the twenty first century with progress and set-back. Economic growth sluggish last year and projected still in negative territory for at least one year ahead due to the impact of…

Online Conference “Economy After The Arab Spring: Case Studies of Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria”

On Saturday March 6th, 2021, from 2PM to 4PM GMT, the Islam and Liberty Network held a two-hour online conference entitled: “Economy after the Arab Spring: Case Studies of Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria.” This webinar discussed the economic challenges faced by Maghreb countries after a democratic transition, with case studies covering Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria…

Report on the “Clash between Freedom of Religion and Freedom of Expression” Webinar organized by the Center for Study of Society and Secularism in India

Author: Neha Dabhade “Clash between Freedom of Religion and Freedom of Expression, mapping the contours of the Conflict in France” is a Webinar organized on November 3rd by the Center for Study of Society and Secularism (CSSS) India,  run by ILN India Fellow Mr. Irfan Engineer. “If under the doctrine of laicite in France, positive…

The ILN Post: Islam, Freedom of Religion and the Recent Attacks in France and Austria by Jihadists

Author: Irfan Engineer Irfan Engineer is the ILN India Fellow. He has been director for the Center for Study of Society and Secularism since 1995 and editor at the Indian Journal of Secularism since 1996. He was awarded the Peace Ambassador Award by Universal Peace Foundation and has several project reports and different publications like…

Muslim Youth Development Course

Muslim Youth Development Course “Preventing and Tackling Domestic Violence” 9 November – 7 December 2020 INTRODUCTION Islam and Liberty Network announces a new program to train emerging activists in Muslim countries. This course is designed to enable participants to: Gain a comprehensive understanding of challenges faced by today’s Muslim societies Create innovative awareness raising and…

The ILN Post: Going Beyond Religious Tolerance to Tackle the Roots of Religious Discrimination

Author: Ismail Kurun is PhD candidate in Philosophy and Religious Studies at Ankara University. He is the author of The Theological Origins of Liberalism (Lexington, 2016) and many articles. His research investigates the philosophical foundations of free and virtuous society. Islam today is commonly associated more with beliefs (‘aqa’id) than with morals (akhlaq). Contemporary Muslims…

The ILN Post: Why are Muslim majority countries lagging behind?

Author: Mohammed Amin MBE’s personal and career history and current activities are detailed on the “About Me” page of his personal website www.mohammedamin.com He is writing in a personal capacity. In a short article, I can only provide a high-level overview of the key ideas. Expanding on the details, including looking at social attitudes survey…