Faith, Hope, and the Charter

By Mujtaba Hamdi PETALING JAYA, Malaysia –  Dead men may not tell tales, but here in Malaysia, the demise of… Read More

Living Islam

SHAZEERA Ahmad Zawawi has many interests and is into many things, among them human-rights advocacy. Yet when she ventures out,… Read More

Lessons from History

By Mujtaba Hamdi KUALA LUMPUR – His friends said he was schooled in a madrasa (Islamic school), but when he… Read More

Islam’s Many Youthful Voices

By Myo Zaw JAKARTA – Wearing a short skirt that reveals her long legs, she walks onstage, her arms shaking… Read More

Hindus Against Anti-Porn Bill

BALI – When Forum Persaudaraan Mahasiswa Hindu Dharma (FPMHD), an organisation of Hindu students in Bali, was founded 14 years… Read More

The Burmese Way to Buddhism

By Wahyuana RANGOON — “Sadhu, sadhu, sadhu (good, good, good),” the maroon-robed monk with shaven head chants softly as he… Read More

Alms and the Monks

By Wahyuana RANGOON – They are known for their peaceful and tranquil ways and teachings, which is perhaps why Burma’s… Read More

Women Tough It Out in Post-Disaster Situations

By Tess Bacalla Women are known to bear the brunt of disasters. No sooner after a calamity hits does their… Read More