Contemporary Salafism in Singapore

RIMA Brief - February 2022 Contemporary Salafism In Singapore Speakers: Haziq Jani and Syed Huzaifah Alkaff   Key Takeaways 1. Salafism is not a monolith. Salafis are a diverse community with different references for religious resources and different networks of...

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Environment, Sustainability and Islam

By Sheikh Mohamad Farouq Abdul Fareez The groundbreaking Netflix documentary Seaspiracy shocked viewers by exposing the widespread corruption within the global fishing industry. It mainly focused on the harmful impact of industrial fishing on the ecosystem and how...

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Surrendering of Religion to Technology

By Sheikh Mohamad Farouq Abdul Fareez Modernity has given us unprecedented connectivity to the extent that we can connect families from opposite ends of the world with just a single touch. Unknowingly, modernity has also transformed this connectivity into something...

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Branding Islam: Beyond the Halal Market

By Muhammad Faris Alfiq  If you have ever watched The Social Dilemma on Netflix, you will realise how corporations use data as a bargaining chip to fuel their algorithms and influence consumers to purchase certain goods. This is marketing and advertising, and they are...

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Developing a New Generation of Asatizah

By Muhammad Faris Alfiq The asatizah community in Singapore is one that is well-regarded by the Muslim community here. Asatizah, is the plural form of Ustaz or Ustazah in Arabic, and generally refers to Islamic religious teachers. Their purpose is to provide religious...

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