Category : Irshad Manji

Free Speech Bites: Irshad Manji on religion and free speech

alt informationSelf-described “Muslim refusenik” Irshad Manji campaigns for reform in Islam. Here the feminist author and activist thrashes out the clashes between religion and free speech with Nigel Warburton Download transcript here | Download the mp3 here

Malaysia: Bookstore manager charged over banned Islam book

The manager of a Malaysian bookshop has been charged for selling a banned book. Nik Raina Nik Abdul Aziz who manages a chain of bookshops in Kuala Lumpur has been accused of distributing “Liberty and Love” by controversial Muslim author and activist Irshad Manji. The book by Manji, was banned in Malaysia last month after it was deemed offensive […]

Malaysia bans and confiscates Irshad Manji book

A new book by controversial Muslim author and activist Irshad Manji was banned in Malaysia this week. Copies of Manji’s new book, Allah, Liberty, and Love, were confiscated from a Kuala Lumpur bookshop by the Federal Territory Islamic Affairs Department (JAWI). Deputy Home Minister Datuk Abu Seman Yusop condemned the book for being blasphemous to Islam and Prophet Muhammad […]