Muslimahs Speak Up

By Liezel Longboan JAKARTA – “You should wear a jilbab (headscarf), otherwise your hair will be burned in hell.” That… Read More

Educating Ayu

By Liezel Longboan JAKARTA — Depressed, lonely, sad: This was how Ayu Primasari used to feel during her first few… Read More

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