Law don invites critics to dialogue after coming under investigation


Melati A. Jalil

Constitutional expert Shad Saleem Faruqi speaking at the ‘Does religiosity lead to authoritarianism?’ forum today. Shad says critics should have written to rebut his opinions instead of lodging police reports against him. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Kamal Ariffin, December 18, 2017.

DIALOGUE is the way to deal with disagreements over views regarding Islam instead of lodging a police report, said constitutional law expert Prof Shad Saleem Faruqi, who is being investigated by the police for a column in a local newspaper.

The prominent law professor confirmed that a police report had been lodged by Malaysia Islamic Strategic Research Institute (IKSIM) for his article ‘Religious radicalism on the rise’ published on November 23 in The Star.


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  • IKSIM is so well named. Its very existence is utterly irksome to all honest good-natured and reasonable human beings. Truth is on your side, dear Prof Shad Saleem Faruqi, as are all Malaysians who loathe the debilitating scourge of institutionalized parasitism.

    Posted 2 years ago by Antares Maitreya

  • Its not what Islam is or can be, it's what public Islam IS LIKELY TO BE, given the failings ordinary men and especially MOST politician. THAT is conformistic, intolerant.

    Posted 2 years ago by Bigjoe Lam

  • Those ularmak sunni wal rasuah preacher shirking in fear for debate

    Posted 2 years ago by Leslie Chan

  • Those ularmak sunni wal rasuah preacher shirking in fear for debate

    Posted 2 years ago by Leslie Chan