Her Excellency Dato’ Noor Farida Ariffin on Fighting Religious Extremism

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Her Excellency Dato’ Noor Farida Ariffin, the former Malaysian Ambassador to the Netherlands, will give a talk at LSE on 13 May 2015 on Fighting Religious Extremism in Malaysia. Please see details below.

Every Malaysian, Singaporean and anyone else who has an interest in the worrying developments in Malaysia is invited.

Please note that it is on a “first come, first served” basis.

You are most welcome to pose any question to HE Dato’ Farida, should you have one.


Organized by The South East Asia Centre – LSE & The Monsoons Book Club

Chair: Prof Danny Quah
Venue: TOWER 2, Room 9.05 Clements Inn WC2A 2AZ
London School of Economics (LSE) Nearest station Holborn.

Date: Wednesday 13th May 2015, 6.45 – 8.30 pm

Her Excellency Dato’ Noor Farida Ariffin was the former Malaysian Ambassador to the Netherlands. She is a retired International Law expert, and served as Special Legal Adviser on Maritime Issues to the Malaysian Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Dato’ Farida and 24 other eminent personalities, including former ambassadors and retired senior civil servants, have recently expressed their grave concerns over religious bodies asserting authority beyond their jurisdiction; and various fatwa which violate the Federal Constitution.

Danny Quah, is Professor of Economics and International Development, and the Director of The Southeast Asia Centre at LSE.

For more information on G25Malaysia please visit http://www.g25malaysia.org/


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