Intellectual freedom under siege as another forum is blocked
Updated 5 years ago ·
Published on 16 Nov 2017 11:00AM ·
IS intellectual freedom shrinking in Malaysia, a country that prides itself on being a modern Muslim state that practises a moderate form of Islam?
Local academics are claiming this as a venue owner pulled out from hosting a forum on Islam in Kuala Lumpur after pressure from religious authorities.
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Posted 5 years ago by Xuz ZG
Fact of the matter is the Malays not only in their hearts, do not want a Middle East inspired Islam, they CANNOT HAVE THEM. The Malay political leadership have TOO MUCH EXPERIENCE WITH ABUSE OF POWER AND CORRUPTION to have a religo-politics that is as unaccountable as that modeled in the Middle East. The Malays need a MORE ACCOUNTABLE political and religo institutions for their because of their own poor history of accountability of their leadership.
Its time for the Malays to tell the Middle East Islam to get lost. They will read the Quran and decide everything on their own. That is their real Islamic Malay liberation.
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