Our Background

About Us

INITIATE.MY is powered by Komuniti Muslim Universal (KMU Malaysia) that was founded in 2015 by former radicalised youth committed to counter extremism with counter-narratives based on the prevention of violent extremism (PVE) and human rights frameworks.


INITIATE.MY is a data-driven initiative to promote tolerance and prevent violence based in Malaysia. INITIATE.MY seeks to address the alarming trend of rising extremism and tensions motivated by religious hatred and racism especially post 2018-general election.

Our Areas of Work

Freedom of Religion and Belief (FoRB)


We gather and proliferate data that support advocacy addressing intolerance, extremism and terrorism in Malaysia.

We promote two-way dialogue and engagement between civil society and government to support the prevention of violent extremism (PVE) policies in Malaysia based on PVE and human rights frameworks.

We support efforts that build social resilience in Malaysian society to counter violent and nonviolent extremism.

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