Forum on Civilisation and Global Peace: The Concept of Peace & Social Justice According to Shaykh Abdullah ibn Bayyah ((Forum Peradaban & Keamanan Sejagat: Konsep Keamanan & Keadilan Sosial Menurut Shayk Abdullah bin Bayyah)
(IAIS Malaysia, 30 April 2019)
On 30 April 2019, IAIS Malaysia, along with its co-organisers al-Naqiy Islamic Solutions, the Malaysian Islamic Youth Association (ABIM), the National Union of Malaysian Malay Students (PKPIM), the Malaysian Youth Council (MBM) and Ilham Books, held a forum entitled Konsep Keamanan dan Keadilan Sosial Menurut Shaykh Abdullah bin Bayyah (The Concept of Peace and Social Justice according to Shaykh Abdullah ibn Bayyah). The event was officiated by Nurul Izzah Anwar, the Member of Parliament for Permatang Pauh. In her keynote speech, Nurul Izzah Anwar stressed the critical importance of Abdullah ibn Bayyahs message, which relentlessly prioritises peace while celebrating the plurality of social realities amid the security crises currently plaguing the Muslim Ummah. Furthermore, Nurul Izzah Anwar also stressed how Ibn Bayyahs approach combined mastery of Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh) with the spirituality of tasawwuf (mysticism) in order to exhibit the beauty of Islamic teachings and exemplify its moderation.