Updated: 31 May 2015
Of late the issues of religion seem to be taking centre stage – protests over placement of crosses, building and demolishment of places of worship, the religious edicts (fatwas over what is haram and what is halal) and the attempt by a state government to introduce the Hudud.
HAKAM and University of Malaya Law Faculty Human Rights Research Group are hosting a FORUM on 23 May 2015 to discuss these issues, the extent of freedom of religion, freedom of expression and other human rights in the context of a multi-religious Malaysia and whether such rights are compatible with religions practised in Malaysia?
Eminent speakers have been invited:
- Shad Faruqi, Prof Emeritus MARA Uni of Technology
- Dr. Dian Diana Abdul Hamed Shah, Lecturer of Law, University Malaya
- Malik Imtiaz Sarwar, Past President of HAKAM & Lawyer
- Philip Koh, Co-editor of Sheridan & Groves’ The Constitution Of Malaya (5th Edition) & Lawyer
Date: Saturday, 23 May 2015
Time: 9.30am – 12.45pm
Venue: Tun Suffian Auditorium, Faculty of Law, University Malaya [Location map]
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