Talibanizing Malaysia

Rural Islamist party pushes Shariah law

By: Dennis Ignatius

Taking advantage of a weak and divided government, Malaysia’s rural Islamic Parti Islam se-Malaysia is intensifying its efforts to introduce a slew of new laws that would fundamentally transform the country from a secular, constitutional democracy into a fully-fledged Islamic state.

The centerpiece of these efforts is RUU355 – a bill l…

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