Breaking the Silence

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-06-07
  • Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Intl
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On 8 December2104, a group of 25 prominent Malays (G25) issued an open call for moderateMalays and Muslims to speak out against the hate speeches targeted atnon-Muslims by supremacist groups. They stressed that the extremist andintolerant voices do not speak for the general Muslim community, and theycalled for a review of Shariah law and civil law to be in line with thesupremacy of the Federal Constitution. Will it be possible to arrest thesedestructive forces that are taking control of the future wellbeing ofMalaysia? The G25 hopes it would, and that thisbook will bring greater awareness of the dangers that are tearing apartMalaysian's social fabric.

In this important volume, 21 leadingacademics, lawyers and social activists discuss the impact of Islamicbureaucracy in Malaysia and its consistency with the provisions of the FederalConstitution. The also address the socio-political dimensions andcultural-economic implications on Malaysian society.

Author Biography

The Contributors

Dr Asiah Abu Samah

Dr Asmah Abdullah

Dr AzmiSharom

Dr Chandra Muzaffar

Farouk A. Peru

Fawza Sabila Faudzi


Koh Kek Hoe

Lim Heng Seng

Mohd Afif bin Daud

Dr Mohd AzizuddinMohd Sani

Mohd Sheriff Mohd Kassim

Dr Nawab Osman

Nizam Bashir

Dr SitiNormala Obid

Ratna Osman

Rosli Dahlan

Dr Shad Saleem Faruqi

ShazalYusuf Zain

Dr Syed Farid Alatas

Zainah Anwar (Sisters in Islam)

Helmed by Tan Sri Ahmad Kamil Jaafar, one of Malaysia's mostdistinguished diplomats,
and Dato' Noor Farida Ariffin, former MalaysianAmbassador to the Netherlands

Foreword by former Prime Minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

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