Malaysia’s Top Court Invalidates State’s Islam-based Laws on Incest, Sodomy, and Other Offenses
By Eileen Ng
The court said that the Kelantan state government could not make Islamic laws on those topics because they are covered by Malaysian federal law.
Malaysian State of Kelantan Seeks to Make Folk Drama Shariah Compliant
By Asif Ullah Khan
The PAS-led state government wants to “correct” the “un-Islamic” parts of Main Puteri, an indigenous Kelantanese dance form.
Malaysian Opposition Divided Over Islamic Law
By Jarni Blakkarly
A rift is forming in Malaysia’s opposition coalition over plans to introduce strict Islamic law to Kelantan.