FNF Malaysia In cooperation with our partners promotes Liberalism and Democracy, Rule of Law and Human Rights, Economic Freedom and Market Economy. Our civil society partners in Malaysia share FNF’s vision. Some of our NGO-Partners work on human rights issues, others promote democracy, freedom of expression or the rights of women in Islam.
Call for nominations – Raif Badawi Award 2021
The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom will award the annual Raif Badawi Award for Courageous Journalists at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair. Who will receive the award this year?
Hans van Baalen – A great European
Hans van Baalen, ALDE President and member of the Board of Trustees of the Freedom Foundation, passed away tonight. Like no other, he shaped liberalism in Europe and tirelessly carried the message of freedom to the outside world. From now on, as a liberal family, we must continue alone along the path he blazed. His commitment to a united Europe will remain unforgotten.
Presenting: Wonder Women of Southeast Asia
A digital policy specialist. A human resource professional and homemaker. A business manager turned civil society activist. An architect, technologist, and educator. A frontline doctor. A public official creating spaces for entrepreneurship. Women who will share innovative ways to restart.
Buka Puasa, Buka Parlimen: Youth Break Fast in front of Malaysia Parliament in Protest.
Hundreds of youth marcher in front of Malaysia parliament on Friday, 30th April 2021 to demand it’s reopening. Which they called “Buka Puasa, Buka Parlimen” which mean “Break the Fast, Open Parliament” (a play on the Malay word).
Defending women’s rights in Islam
As the Executive Director of Malaysia's Sisters in Islam, Rozana Isa's role is to make sure that Muslim women are being heard. She finds women are being grossly disadvantaged under the Syariah laws, and she believes that women have a right to question the injustice they experience in the name of Islam. Isa’s resolve to make Islam truly stand for equality and justice is remarkable.
Perception Towards Liberalism in Malaysia
The Merdeka Centre's latest survey shows Malaysians are having a growing hesitation towards the concept of liberalism. The survey, "Perceptions Towards Liberalism in Malaysia", shows that perceptions towards liberalism as a 'bad concept' for Malaysia has increased from 22% to 42% between 2016 to 2020.
Corruption Complex: Who Will Bell the Cat?
Decades of corruption in Malaysia has led to the erosion of public trust in the goverment. Anti-corruption strategies intruduce by the goverment had failed to reduce systemic corruption. Immediate action and urgent measures should be undertaken to arrest the scourge of corroptuon. Who should be responsible?