Chandra Muzaffar


Malaysian human rights activist A political scientist, Dr Muzaffar's academic works have focused largely on the issues of civilisational dialogue and the crossroads between religion and human rights. Dr. Chandra Muzaffar is the President of the International Movement for a Just World (JUST), a human rights advocacy organisation in Malaysia. It 'seeks to raise public consciousness on the moral and intellectual basis of global justice.' Prior to his work with JUST, Dr Muzaffar founded a multiethnic reform coalition, Aliran Kesedaran Negara (National Consciousness Movement), which served to raise awareness for issues surrounding ethnic relations in Malaysia. Having written eighteen books and hundreds of journal artciles on Malaysian politics and international relations, Dr Muzaffar most recently published Human Rights & the New World Order and Muslims, Dialogue, Terror.

Compiler: M Nauman Khan

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