It begins with the narrative...

By Danny Lim

August 2014 FEATURE
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Dr Anas Al-Tikriti, founder and president of the Cordoba Foundation.
When Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak invented the phrase "human rights-ism" in May to denounce humanism, secularism and liberalism as ideological threats to the particular variety of Islam institutionalized in Malaysia, he was giving his stamp of approval to a growing narrative for religion, politics and, essentially, freedom in this country. It is a narrative designed to decouple the values of religion, specifically Islam, from the values of human rights, like justice, equality and freedom.The elevation of such...

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