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Malaysia on a slippery slope to extremism, warns don

He said the country is now an example of what to avoid for other Muslim nations although in the 1980s, Malaysia was held in high regard.

Ahli akademik gesa fatwa haram Syiah disemak semula

Dakwaan Syiah sebagai sesat dan menyimpang timbul disebabkan kurang kefahaman dan prasangka buruk.

If Sunnis defend Shias, politicians will champion Shias, says academic

Syed Farid Alatas says Malaysian Sunnis should not remain silent on the persecution of Shias in the country.

Ahli akademik persoal langkah Jais tidak jemput orang Islam bukan-Sunni buka...

Pihak berkuasa agama di negara ini biasanya menganggap penganut Islam bukan Sunni sebagai sesat atau berada di luar Islam.

No sense in modelling IIUM after Oxford, says don

Syed Farid Alatas says some European education models are not appropriate for Malaysia.

‘Vision 2020 doomed before Najib’s rise’

Critics say the alleged abuse of power was only one of the impediments.

Don’t get soaked in alien ideas, scholars told

An academic association complains that local researchers are reluctant to venture into uncharted territories.

Mental slavery blamed for poor scholarship

An academic calls for pride in local-born ideas and a boost in the standard of local publications.

Gerakan must return to its roots, says founder’s son

Syed Farid Alatas says it’s going to be tough but Gerakan needs to rebuild itself by looking at the philosophy of its founding fathers.

Malaysia kontang intelek, tiada kepelbagaian Islam, kata akademik

Tidak seperti tradisi Islam yang pelbagai di Indonesia, Malaysia mewarisi budaya feudal, kata pakar sosiologi.

Lack of Islamic diversity makes Malaysia an intellectual backwater

Unlike Indonesia's diverse Islamic traditions, Malaysia inherits a feudal culture, says a sociologist.

Pengikut Syiah ditindas kerana apati, kata Syed Farid

Ahli sosiologi Syed Farid Alatas berkata kerajaan akan bertukar nada sekiranya ia tahu majoriti tidak akan membiarkan penindasan ke atas pengikut Syiah.

Prosecution of Shia Muslims due to apathy, says Syed Farid

Sociologist Syed Farid Alatas says government will change its tune if it knows that the majority will not condone the oppression of Shia Muslims in the country.

‘An Umno-PAS deal is bad for everyone’

An academic says it's wrong to assume that only non-Muslims and liberal Muslims will suffer.

‘Semua orang menderita apabila Umno, PAS berpakat’

Prof Syed Farid Alatas berkata bukan sahaja orang bukan Islam akan menerima akibat daripada pakatan 2 parti Melayu terbesar itu.

Saudi-Iran rivalry rooted in politics, says scholar

Socialogist Syed Farid Alatas criticises the tendency to see the quarrel as being caused by religious differences.

Feudalisme tidak bantu demokrasi di Malaysia, kata profesor

Syed Farid Alatas juga berkata ahli politik tidak membantu meningkatkan nilai-nilai demokrasi.

Feudalism not helping democracy in Malaysia, says academic

Syed Farid Alatas says politicians are not helping with the lack of democratic values.

Akademik universiti Singapura dakwa Malaysia di ambang aparteid

Prof Syed Farid Alatas berkata para sarjana dan pemimpin politik Islam, termasuk ahli politik yang memerintah, perlu mengambil langkah untuk menangani trend itu, seperti bercakap secara terbuka tentang perpecahan antara agama dan kaum.

A Malaysian apartheid emerging, says don

Sociologist Syed Farid Alatas urges politicians and scholars to work towards reversing the trend.

‘False sense of security’ holding Malaysians back, says sociologist

Prof Syed Farid Alatas says Malaysians think their situation is not bad since there is no chaos and the shopping malls are full of people.

Syiah persoal prejudis agamawan Malaysia

Umat Islam yang ingin tahu tentang Syiah digesa membuat kajian, bukan hanya terima hujah agamawan yang prejudis terhadap mazhab Islam kedua terbesar itu.

Arabisation could erode Malay culture, warns educator

Arabisation, a popular trend among Malays today, may put certain elements of Malay culture at risk, says Malaysian educator Syed Farid Alatas.

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