To be the pre-eminent platform to drive the agenda of social and human rights advancement for a progressive Malaysia. MAJU will always remain an independent apolitical organization
Our Purpose is to:
- Promote a united multi-ethnic multi-religious society
- Provide legal and social services to persecuted and marginalised people
- Enhance the understanding of citizen rights and civic duties
- Promote educational reforms that would enhance equality and unity
- Engage the government and authorities to promote a progressive agenda for the advancement of Malaysian society
- Promotion of human rights, conflict resolution and reconciliation.
MAJU will engage in a recruitment drive of Supporters amongst Malaysians who supports its agenda Supporters will form a network of like-minded individuals that will be able to carry-out activities in their communities throughout the Nation for and in support of the above objective and purpose. Fidelity to MAJU’s Objective and Purpose is paramount and shall be maintained at all times. For this, the choice of a Foundation, controlled and managed by select Council Members instead of a public/members-driven organization, has been the preferred route.
Dr Mohd Tajuddin Mohd Rasdi is Professor of Architecture at UCSI University. He obtained his undergraduate and masters degrees from the University of Wisconsin, Mileaukee, USA. His PhD is from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. He went to St Marks Primary School in Butterworth and SMJK Hua Lian in Taiping. He is the winner of 4 National Book Awards from his 52 book publication. He is Columnist for The Star, Freemalaysiatoday, Borneo Post, Sin Chiew Daily, Sinar Harian and Utusan Malaysia. He is a Council Member for the newly formed Majlis Perundingan Keharmonian Rakyat under the Department of Unity and Integration and also a member of the Jawatankuasa Integriti Akademik at Ministry of Education. He has recently been appointed as Academic Consultant to the Malaysian Chinese Independent Schools. Prof Tajuddin writes passionately on education, religion and politics towards an inclusive Malaysia and deep respect for all faiths in the world.
Dr Lim Teck Ghee
Dr. Lim Teck Ghee was Professor at the Institute of Advanced Studies at University of Malaya. Before that he was the Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Policy Research at University Sains Malaysia. He was Regional Advisor on poverty alleviation for the Economic and Social Commission for Asia Pacific at the United Nations and Senior Social Specialist at the World Bank in Washington. He was recipient of the Harry Benda Prize in 1979 for his contribution to the study of South East Asia and especially its peasant economy in colonial Malaya.
Patrick Teoh is undoubtedly THE “Voice of Malaysia”. He has been on radio, TV and the stage. A man of all seasons who speaks with his mind candidly, spiced and humour. A mainstay of Malaysian broadcasting even in retirement he still provides commentaries on social, political and economic issues affecting the Nation.