7th International Conference “Islamic Case for Religious Freedom”

7th International Islam & Liberty Conference Islamic Case for Religious Freedom Organized by the Islam & Liberty Network Foundation Malaysia Partners: Fatayat Nahdlatul Ulama Indonesia, International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) Malaysia, Religious Freedom Institute (RFI) USA Supporters: Network for a Free Society, Atlas Network Jakarta, 11-12 November 2019 Islam & Liberty Network is…

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The ILN Post: Islamophobia: why has it become a growing concern and how should Muslims respond?

Author:Mohammed Amin is Chairman of the Islam & Liberty Network Council. He is writing in a personal capacity. Sadly, humans have a long history of disliking, possibly hating, possibly mistreating people who are not like them. We define groups, that we then regard as “other people who are not like us” using three broad approaches:…

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2nd Islam & Liberty Summer Workshop Report

Islam & Liberty Summer Workshop Tunisia 17-19 July 2019 Report Tunisia is the only ‘Arab Spring’ country which has graduated from the tumultuous revolution to a more stable democracy and its recent experience suggests that Islam and democracy are compatible, provided political leadership demonstrates a pluralist approach. It is also a country which is facing…

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Episode 013 – Usama Hasan, evolution of fiqh from a binary worldview to lands of citizenship

This week’s podcast episode features a discussion between Imam Sheikh Dr Usama Hasan and Ali Salman about the modern notion of “lands of citizenship” within Islamic legal framework. Islamic jurisprudence, or fiqh, is often used to argue a binary world-view- Dar al-Islam or Dar al-kufr, divided between Muslims and Non-Muslims, or kafir. Citing the historical…

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