BFM Podcast

Hadi Awang and The Constitution: It's Complicated

Tan KW
Publish date: Sat, 02 Mar 2024, 03:14 AM
Hadi Awang and The Constitution: It's Complicated

01-Mar-24 17:00

Azmil Mohd Tayeb, Political Scientist and Associate Professor, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Selangor ruler Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah expressed disappointment with PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang's remarks on the monarchy after the Federal Court struck down several provisions in a Kelantan shariah criminal enactment. In his post, Hadi claims the Constitution has colonial roots meant to weaken Islam. We speak to Azmil Mohd Tayeb about the complex relationship between Islamist politics and the Malaysian Constitution.

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