Article – 7 Reflections on Celebrating The Mawlid (Birth of the Prophet) s.a.w

This article is published at Muslim.SG, 15 October 2021. Click here for original source. By Muhammad Haniff Hassan Muslims all over the world commemorate the birth of the beloved Prophet Muhammad s.a.w in the month of Rabiul Awwal (the third month of the Islamic calendar) every year. The arrival of this month is a good […]

Book Review – Countering Islamic State Ideology: Voices of Singapore Religious Scholars, by Sheikh Mohamed Farouq, in Wasat, August 2021

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Book Review – Countering Islamic State Ideology: Voices of Singapore Religious Scholars, by Amjad Mohamed Saleem, in Academia Letters, July 2021.

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Article – Islam on Identity, Racism and Patriotism

By Muhammad Haniff Hassan This article was published with some editing under the title, “Racism Has No Place in Islam”, in MuslimSG, on 28 July 2021, at here. Recent months have seen several racism related incidents that went viral on social media and received coverage by mainstream media outlets. Incidents such as the video of […]

Short Article – Powerful Conversations Between A Father and A Son: Lessons from Prophet Ibrahim a.s and Prophet Ismail a.s.

This article was published by Muslim.SG, 19 July 2021, at here. The Malay version is available here. Surah As-Saffat, verse 101-111, relates to us the story of Prophet Ibrahim a.s. and Prophet Ismail a.s, which later became the celebration of Aidiladha. Let us explore beyond the religious rites per se and discover other lessons from […]

Short Article – Equal Shares of Inheritance for Muslim Children: A Forgotten Perspective

By Muhammad Haniff Hassan (This article was published in Karyawan, vol. 16, no. 3, July 2021. Click here for online version and here for print edition. The article was adapted from the original Malay article titled, “Boleh bahagi harta sama rata kepada anak lelaki, perempuan dalam Islam?” first published by Berita Mediacorp, on 8 January […]

Book Review – Countering Islamic State Ideology: Voices of Singapore Scholars, edited by Muhammad Haniff Hassan and Rohan Gunaratna

A book review by Adil Rasheed, a Research Fellow, at Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi, India. Published in Journal of Defence Studies, vol. 15, no. 2, April-June 2021. Click here to read or download the review. Click here for original source. Click here more information about the book.

Short Article – Preserving Social Harmony: Lessons from the Marrakesh Declaration for Minority Muslims Living in Non-Muslim Countries

This article presents lessons for minority Muslims living in non-Muslim countries based on the Marrakesh Declaration. It gives emphasis for the Singapore Muslim community on how to contribute and maintain social harmony.

This article provides the background, objectives, and theological basis of the Marrakesh Declaration. This is followed by an analysis of its significance to contemporary Muslims. The article ends with a theological way forward for the Muslim community in Singapore.

Article – Female Muslim Working as a Nurse in Singapore

This article is published in Muslim.sg, 11 December 2020 which can be accessed here. The Malay version of the article is available here. By Muhammad Haniff Hassan Many Muslims in Singapore still view working as nurses in this country is impermissible for Muslim women. This view arises because in Singapore, under current practice, the uniform […]

Article – Equal Shares of Inheritance for Muslim Children: A Forgotten Perspective

This article was adopted from the original Malay article titled, “Boleh bahagi harta sama rata kepada anak lelaki, perempuan dalam Islam?” Berita Mediacorp, 8 January 2018, available at here. By Muhammad Haniff Hassan Muslim estates in Singapore are regulated under Administration of Muslim Law Act (Amla). Section 121 of the Act stipulates that estates belonging […]