Chandra Muzaffar

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Chandra Muzaffar is a Malaysian Muslim political scientist, and an Islamic reformist and activist. He has written on civilisational dialog, human rights, Malaysian politics and international relations.

Career[edit]

Muzaffar was the first Director of the Centre for Civilisational Dialogue at the University of Malaya. He then became the Noordin Sopiee Professor of Global Studies at the University of Science (USM) in Penang.

In 1977 he founded a multi-ethnic social reform group, Aliran Kesedaran Negara, which he led for 14 years. He later became president of the International Movement for a Just World, which seeks to raise public consciousness on the moral and intellectual basis of global justice.

Works[edit]

  • Protector (1979)
  • Islamic Resurgence in Malaysia (1987)
  • Human Rights and the New World Order (1993)
  • Rights, Religion and Reform (2002)
  • Global Ethic or Global Hegemony? (2005)
  • Hegemony: Justice; Peace (2008)
  • Religion & Governance (2009)
  • Politics in Asia: A Buddhist-Muslim Dialogue

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